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Photos from 1991 to present Photos from my time in New Zealand.
CHRISTCHURCH
Above: views from the plane on the journey from Australia in 1991.
Lots of fine buildings to be represented on this page eventually with just 2 examples to start - the Catholic Cathedral and a private house.    
     
QUEENSTOWN AND LAKES DISTRICT    
Stunning landscape, great climate, just about everyone wants a piece of it so I can't afford the rural space I need, though I did manage to live there in one of the cheaper suburbs from 1991 to 2001.
Above: view from Wakatipu Hts on Queenstown Hill looking south towards Kingston. 1994
Balsam poplars in Sunshine Bay and the Remarkables. 1992
Above: An old barn at Arrow Junction, 1993.
Right: A particularly enviable house at Lake Hayes. 1992.
Far Right: A view from the road between Queenstown and Arrowtown.
Right: Winter on the Crown Terrace above Arrowtown. 1995.
Far Right: Moke Lake, 1995.
Right: Bowen Peak, one of the mountains behind Queenstown. 1993.
Far Right: Glenorchy, 1995.
Right: The Closeburn area, 1993.
Far Right: Lake Hawea, 1995.
Right: Gorge Road icicles, 1992. There are usually at least a couple of weeks of consistently frosty days during winter that can produce impressive ice features.
Far Right: Lake Dispute iced over, 1995.
Above: 3 images of Lake Wakatipu in flood mode: the left view is from 1993 and the other 2 are from 1994.
Right: Douglas Firs above Fernhill, 1992.
CENTRAL OTAGO    
   
     
OAMARU
  A large coastal town with surprising architecture.  
MT COOK NATIONAL PARK & MACKENZIE COUNTRY    
More outstanding landscapes in this region. Mueller Glacier at right and Mt Sefton at far right.
Mt Cook (2004) in remote distance at right and Lake Alexandrina (1994) at far right.
Lake Tekapo in 2004. A starkly beautiful place.
Right: Mt Blackburn near Mt Cook village.
Far right: Lake Ruataniwha near Twizel, 2004
An impressive pre-frontal wave cloud over Lake Pukaki.  
     
WEST COAST
An upper West Coast beach, a telephoto view of Franz Joseph Glacier & lush rainforest in Franz Joseph Village.  
     
DUNEDIN    
Right: the hilltop suburb of Rosslyn, 2005.
Far Right: Queen's Gardens
Right: Princes St.
Far Right: A house near the Botanic Gardens, 1991.
The famous railway station
A couple more attractive architectural styles, 1991.
Right: Glennfalloch - house and extensive gardens on the peninsula
Far right: A well cared for old hilltop house in the Rosslyn - Mornington area (1991).
Right: A house in Forbury Rd (2005).
Far right: Houses in upper Stuart St (1991).
Right: A particularly English style in North Dunedin.
Far right: Otago University.
Dunedin Law Courts, 2004.
A detail of Dunedin Townhall above Metro Cinema, Nov 2004.  
     
INVERCARGILL Invercargill 1996. The best features of this city are the Queens Gardens and pyramid museum.