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  Tuesday, 28 April 2009

Xtracycle @ Pillar Point

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  Wednesday, 22 April 2009

Just a walk on the beach with my kite

A walk on Wharariki Beach with my kite... my paradise.

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  Sunday, 19 April 2009

The road to Wharariki

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  Thursday, 16 April 2009

Life facing the Wharariki SW wind

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  Monday, 13 April 2009

Estuary to the west, ocean beach to the east, Collingwood is neatly packed onto a little point beside the estuary mouth in the middle of Golden Bay.

Collingwood Township

It's recent claim to fame is becoming the first town in New Zealand to ban plastic bags.

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  Thursday, 9 April 2009

KAP at Totaranui Inlet

A small gap at the very end of the golden beach at Totaranui is only breached by the tide at its height to fill the inlet behind.

I've just spent 8 days touring around Golden Bay on by pushbike carrying my camping and kite aerial photography gear (4 kites and one SLR rig). I got several 'flights' during the tour. Totaranui in Abel Tasman National Park was the first.

Totaranui Beach

It's easy to see how Golden Bay got it's name. The beaches throughout the area are comprised of this Golden Sand.Totaranui Campground (the area to the right of the road) was well worth the bike ride over the windy gravel road to get there. The only other way in is walking the coastal tracks from either end of Abel Tasman National Park.

Golden Bay sand

Totaranui Estuary

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