High tide again, and there’s still plenty of water in the river. The flows seem to have eaten into the sand left behind from the removal of the high-angle groyne. The river may flow a bit more directly into the sea once the tides and flows subside.

Looking west past the groyne and river throat with a full river.

This morning at high tide (3 metres) and with a 3 metre swell in open sea the river was full and muddy but not especially swift. There was a lot of rain overnight too, and in the hills, so the usual paddocks were flooded.

Muddy water looking west from the footbridge. Muddy water under the footbridge.

Someone dumped citrus prunings on the beach. 👿 This was one of two clumps.

Citrus prunings with ripe fruit.

FOR SALE: 44 Sarah St. Asking price $495,000.

44 Sarah St house.

How many lines people does it take to replace a power pole crossbeam? A lot.

Numerous workers at the top of a power pole working on the lines.

From the setting up of the Waikawa Beach Ratepayers Association in 1974, before women were people too 😳:

Present: 27 Ratepaying residents, whose names are attached herewith, some of whom were accompanied by their wives or friends.

Photo of first page of meeting minutes.

Toilet block fix July 2019

The toilet block is about 50 years old. It’s time to clean up the septic tank dispersal field.

⚠️ Cyclists - fed up with speed bumps?

Speed bump on Strathnaver Drive.

Garden bird survey: 29 June – 7 July 2019

Bird identification guide, reduced in size and quality.

Midwinter Quiz Night 19 July 2019