Was just skimming through photos looking for something to post when I came across this view. I took it a few months back but didn't post it at the time, probably had too many others to post that day.
So here it is, especially for Briggsy (who is missing NZ and her internet connection - I'm sure Stan will download it for her), and Kim (who has a special interest in Nelson and the surrounding district). The view is from a rest area at the top of the Takaka Hill looking back toward Nelson, which is at the top right of the picture, across the water of Tasman Bay. Somewhere in the valley in the middle foreground is the source of the Riwaka River, where it simply emerges from under the mountain.
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