hollard gardens

As you might have read in my other blog, Hollard Gardens is a public garden with free admissions. We go often, because it's so big and always changing. Also, we usually go in the middle of the week and see very few other people there.

Tasmanian cedar

good tree for a treehouse

Decorative thistle

Chinese lanterns



Does anyone else see the humor in ducks waddling toward a pedestrian crossing sign?

Kahu, harrier hawk


roadside shots

Indian Garden at Hamilton Gardens

Mine pulled from the ocean at Mokau

Whitebaiting at Mokau
(if you have to ask, you won't understand)

Raglan, Waikato
taken by Hubby

Marokopa Falls, Waikato


Scenic Sunday

Memorial Gate, Stratford, Taranaki, New Zealand

View from the church window of St. Andrew's in Whareama, Wairarapa.

Hamilton Gardens, Hamilton, Waikato, New Zealand


random shots

Dairy is one of the leading exports of New Zealand

Hubby took this photo of our pond

Brave wind-surfer



Cable car at Ferrymead, Christchurch, south island, New Zealand

Pukekura Park, New Plymouth, New Zealand