Photographic Report of our trip to New Zealand, January 20 - February 06, 2004

map of New Zealand

Map of New Zealand with indications of places where photos have been made
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Auckland
On the populated North Island

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Auckland by night

Downtown Auckland

View from One Tree Hill

View from One Tree Hill

View from One Tree Hill

View from One Tree Hill

View from One Tree Hill

View from One Tree Hill

Tane Mahuta

Tane Mahuta

Tane Mahuta

Tane Mahuta

The Kauri Kingdom processes fossilized Kauri trees

Plenty of beautiful flowering shrubs

Cape Reinga, the most North-Western Point of New Zealand

Ninety Miles Beach, from Cape Reigna down the Westcoast

Kaitaia, at the neck of the peninsula has a lot of Yugoslav immigrants

Kaitaia greets you in Maori, Yugoslav and English

Bay of Islands, Discovery Tours

Finding Dolphins

and the huge Sunfish or Mola mola
Known as Ocean sunfish, sunfish, moonfish, mondfisch, manbow, pez luna, pesce luna.
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In Treaty House, where Maoris and British made peace, is a museum

The Longboat, used also for ceremonial purposes

Roturua
The city of Volcanic Activity

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Roturua, Kuirau Park

Roturua, Kuirau Park

Roturua, Kuirau Park

Flying a sea-plane

Over the vulcanos around Roturoa

Roturua Maori Village is an interesting excursion

After a dramatic eruption, trees grow where once stood a fence

In the Burried City of Te Wairoa

Te Wairoa was a village nearby a Waterfall

The friendly messages of New Zealand Tourist Industry

Wai O Tapu, another seismic active area

with poisonous looking water

and bubles

Napier
Art Deco and Spanish style after a major earthquake in 1932

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Napier, 'Center Stage'

built up mainly in Art Deco Style

in only a couple of years

a remarkable story of resiliense

and a snapshot of architecture of the 30-ties

including Spanish Landhouse style

In the middle of town, from Dutch Origin

Dutch Treat'

Serving 'broodje kroket'

Wellington
Southern tip of North Island

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Wellington, Government City

With a very beautiful botanical garden

Featuring 'Etoile de Holland'

South Island
Rough and beautiful nature and some small cities

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Motueka Faolwater Bay, nature at its best

Motueka Faolwater Bay, Seal Colony

Pancakes and .

.. Blow Holes

Queenstown and Milford Sound
The Alpine city of New Zealand and the biggest Fjord of the Southern Hemisphere

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The Plane from Queenstown to Millford Sound

Flying past mountains

over mountains

and along Glaciers

Milford Sound on the boat

Return to Queenstown by coach, clouds

rainbows

and the apotheose

The South-East
Dunedin, Mouraki and Christchurch

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Dunedin, Station

Dunedin Church

Janet Frame Memorial on February 4, covered with flowers after her dead January 29.
New Zealand novelist whose masterful yet disturbing books explored mental illness.
Misdiagnosed with schizophrenia and institutionalized for eight years, she drew on her own experience in her stark works, which include Owls Do Cry and Intensive Care.
Died: Dunedin, New Zealand, January 29, 2004

Otago Peninsula: Yellow Eye Penguins

Otago Peninsula: Yellow Eye Penguins

Otago Peninsula: Royal Albatros

Otago Peninsula: Royal Albatros

The Mouraki Boulders

Solidified Clay formations or ballast of Chinese discoverers?

Anyway, they are big

Christchurch, from which we returned to Shanghai

Christchurch tram


Photographic Report of our trip to New Zealand, January 20 - February 06, 2004


Map | Auckland | Roturua | Napier | Wellington | South-Island | Queenstown and Milford Sound | South-East
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