For the folks who read or follow this blog: a heads-up. I’ll be disconnecting the autoposting from Waikawa Beach Ratepayers Association and before long this site will be merged into my personal site at Miraz.me, once I figure out the best way to do that.
We have a lot of Canada Geese around here. To learn more about them, and geese in general, this 7 minute video is well-woorth watching: Geese: Peace Was Never an Option: serrated beaks and tongues! 1 Kg of poop per day!
River so blue; sea so sparkly.
A mundane beach sign transformed with imagination and driftwood. 👏
Seen those funny little narrow double tracks on the beach? It’s a Sand scarab beetle larva
Pericoptus truncatus is the largest of the New Zealand native scarab beetles. … The larvae, pupae and adults are common amongst the roots of marram grass and under or within driftwood.
It’s an unattended beach Kontiki kind of day…
For sale: Kristin Place, 77 hectares.
It’s very pleasant to kayak up the river.
Under Contract: 5 Strathnaver Drive.
From a distance this looked like a big plastic bag full of rubbish. Closer up, it resembled a large fish. In fact it’s a tangled fishing net full of fish and crabs and the like.