Sunday, 30 June 2013

My World

Fountain near Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier photograph
Fountain near Napier Municipal Theatre, Napier
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Friday, 28 June 2013

My World

Creative clouds, seen from Omahu Rd, Hastings photograph
Creative clouds
Seen from Omahu Rd, Hastings
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Thursday, 27 June 2013

My World

Cafe entertainment at Photographers' Gallery Hawke's Bay, Tennyson St, Napier photograph
Cafe entertainment at PGHB
Photographers' Gallery Hawke's Bay, Tennyson St, Napier
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Tuesday, 25 June 2013

Spice of Life

My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today J
 
Armed police spoke to drivers along Tutaekuri River, after reports of someone pointing a firearm out of their car as they went over the Hawke's Bay Expressway bridge, then accessing the riverbank from Guppy Rd, Taradale, Napier photograph
Just checking - HBT131993-06

Right: Kevin Swannell serves up soup - Soup kitchen, soup truck on Emerson St, Clive Square, Napier, run by Kevin Swannell and Kiri Swannell, Hope Unlimited, Equippers Church, Tamatea, Napier photograph
50 litres of goodness - HBT130192-02
 
Clouds over Hawke's Bay, at the end of a beautifully warm sunny day, photographed from the Hawke's Bay Expressway, just north of the Ngaruroro River, weather forecast for cold weather, wintery blast, snow to low levels photograph
 Cold weather's a-comin' - HBT131996-01

Winning choir: Future Prospect, Havelock North High School, Havelock North - Evening performance at The Big Sing, NZCF New Zealand Choral Federation Secondary Schools Choir Festival, Hawke's Bay Opera House, Hastings photograph
Schoolboy Gendarmes - HBT130215-06

Kim Southerden, club professional, Napier Golf Club, Waiohiki, Napier, "playing out" of a spot near a 170 year-old Silky Oak tree which blew down in the gusty winds this afternoon photograph
In the rough? - HBT130196-01
 

Monday, 24 June 2013

Quips & Quotes

Anonymous: Success occurs when your dreams get bigger than your excuses.

Sunday, 23 June 2013

My World


Yellow pansies by brick wall photograph
Yellow pansies
A burst of winter colour in Hastings
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Friday, 21 June 2013

My World

Apples in winter, autumn leaves photograph
Apples in winter
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Thursday, 20 June 2013

My World

From left: Mrs and Mr Paradise Shelduck, Putangitangi,  generally mate for life, feeding and flying together, seen in Matangi Rd, Tukituki Valley, Havelock North photograph
From left: Mrs and Mr Paradise Shelduck, Putangitangi
One of our native birds, they generally mate for life, feeding and flying together
Seen in Matangi Rd, Tukituki Valley, Havelock North
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Spice of Life

My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today J
 
Drips and no people - Osmanthus Garden, Cornwall Park, Tomoana Rd, Hastings - Wet weather, rain, drizzle in Hastings photograph
After the rain - HBT131924-01
 
Umbrellas in Hastings CBD, Hastings - Wet weather, rain, drizzle in Hastings photograph
 Winter's here - HBT131924-07
 
Brittons Housemovers Ltd Hawke's Bay (no apostophe in Brittons), lifted this 20-tonne house 6.0m to clear neighbouring houses as it was shifted onto a back-section sub-division in Park Rd North, Hastings. Staff from Brittons Wellington also helped. Two houses came from Waiouru Army Camp. photograph
Kiwi can-do - HBT131951-06

Monday, 17 June 2013

Quips & Quotes

One of my kids, aged 3 yrs, 4 months: Excuse me Mum, out of my way Dad !!

Sunday, 16 June 2013

My World

Carpentry: It's a man's domain - Pink timber framing on a house being built in Napier Rd, Havelock Northphotography
Carpentry: It's a man's domain
Napier Rd, Havelock North
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Friday, 14 June 2013

My World

Autumn vines, Mill Rd, Haumoana photograph
Autumn vines, Mill Rd, Haumoana
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Thursday, 13 June 2013

My World

New life: commonly known as a punga, could be a ponga or a wheki,  Mohaka Township Rd, Mohaka photograph
New life: commonly known as a Punga,
could be a ponga or a wheki
Mohaka Township Rd, Mohaka
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Tuesday, 11 June 2013

Spice of Life

My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today J
 
Milkshake Sugar, designed by Jesse Nugent, Dara Lee, Ethan Dempsey-Wilkie, Blake Slade, Peter Tihema, modelled by Nicole Brebner - senior section heats, Hastings Pakn'Save Edible Fashion Awards Kiwiana 2013, at The Hawke's Bay Opera House, Hastings photograph
The Winner - HBT130184-07
 
My Childhood Souvenir, designed by Trish Johnston, modelled by Natasha King - adult section heats, Hastings Pakn'Save Edible Fashion Awards Kiwiana 2013, at The Hawke's Bay Opera House, Hastings photograph
My favourite - HBT130184-27

With ball: Tommy McIntyre, Taradale, on his way to scoring a try in the second half - rugby vs Clive at Tareha Reserve, Carters Arms Park, Taradale. Taradale won 70-7 photograph
Try-scorer - HBT130183-04

Nigel Adams and Tanya Gwynne lost their rear bumper - final stage of the Hawke's Bay Rally, at Hawke's Bay Car Club, Bridge Pa, Hastings photograph
Bumper bumped - HBT131905-07

Clinton Cunningham and Dave Devonport get a push from photographers L-R: Jason Byrne, A Little Bit Sideways, Tauranga, and Andrew Brunton, Sports Images, Flaxmere, Hastings - final stage of the Hawke's Bay Rally, at Hawke's Bay Car Club, Bridge Pa, Hastings photograph
 Pushy Photographers ;-) - HBT131905-08
 
Driver using a cellphone, mobile phone while driving, Havelock Rd, Havelock North, one of four in one hour, late morning photograph
 Hands-free? - HBT131912-05
 

Monday, 10 June 2013

Quips & Quotes

Ronald Reagan: Heroes may not be braver than anyone else. They're just braver 5 minutes longer.

Sunday, 9 June 2013

My World

DIY Real Estate, Bus for sale on Pakowhai Rd, Pakowhai photograph
DIY Real Estate
Bus for sale on Pakowhai Rd, Pakowhai
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Friday, 7 June 2013

My World

Hedgehog drinking from stormwater photograph
My little friend
(Had to "roll" him out of the way to get my car past)
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Thursday, 6 June 2013

My World

In the fog: Historic Portland Island Lighthouse, Marine Parade, Wairoa photograph
In the fog
The historic Portland Island Lighthouse on Marine Parade, Wairoa
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J

Tuesday, 4 June 2013

Spice of Life

My choice from a week's work at Hawke's Bay Today J
 
Centre: Chris Finlayson, Minister of Treaty Settlements, accepting the challenge of Rangitane Taurima, performs Te Wero, The Challenge - powhiri - Maungaharuru Tangitu Treaty Settlement Signing, Maungaharuru-Tangitu Trust, Tangoio Marae, Tangoio, Hawke's Bay photograph
Te Wero - HBT130174-07
 
Hinei Reti, wife of the late Joe Reti who filed the first claim - Maungaharuru Tangitu Treaty Settlement Signing, Maungaharuru-Tangitu Trust, Tangoio Marae, Tangoio, Hawke's Bay photograph
Memories - HBT130174-40

Official opening of the Kids Capital Junior Bike Track, Marine Parade, Napier. photograph
Mayhem on the roads - HBT130178-11
 
Penelope Mason, aka Penny Mason, Waipukurau, Queen's Birthday Honours for services to Red Cross photograph
 Queen's Birthday Honours - HBT130181-03
 

Monday, 3 June 2013

Quips & Quotes

David Todd: The faintest pencil is better than the best memory

Sunday, 2 June 2013

My World

View of autumn trees and green hills, from Matangi Rd, Tukituki photograph
Autumn landscape
A view from Matangi Rd, Tukituki
A thrice-weekly photograph from around Hawke's Bay J