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AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND
Auckland Domain Harbor View
Auckland Domain War Memorial
Auckland Domain City Skyline
View of Auckland Harbor from The Domain, one of Auckland's lagest parks, which is built atop an extinct volcano cone
The Auckland War Memorial at The Domain
Dominated by the Sky Tower, Auckland's downtown skyline is seen here from atop The Domain at sunset
Auckland Domain City Skyline
Auckland Domain war Museum Maori
Auckland Domain War Museum Maori
Dominated by the Sky Tower, Auckland's downtown skyline is seen here from atop The Domain at sunset
A present day Maori warrior
Maori descendants perform traditional dance and music at the Auckland War Museum at The Domain
Auckland Domain War Museum
Auckland Domain war Museum Maori
Auckland Domain War Museum
A Maori long-boat at the Auckland War Museum
A oresent day Maorri woman
The Auckland War Museum
Auckland Domain War Museum
Auckland Domain War Museum
Auckland Downtown
Inside the Auckland War Museum
Sunset at the Auckland War Museum, with the spire of the downtown Sky Tower poking up from downtown
Downtown Auckland at night, with the Sky Tower at left
Aucklnd Downtown
Auckland Sky Tower
Auckland SkyTower
Downtown Auckland with teh Sky Tower in the background
Close up and personal with Auckland's Sky Tower
Bungee jumping from the Sky Tower
Auckland Sky Tower
Auckland Sky Tower
Auckland Sky Tower
Preparing to jump from the top of the Sky Tower
The descent begins
Free-falling bungee jumper over the downtown skyline
Auckland Sky Tower
Auckland Sky Tower
Auckland Sky Tower
Bungee jumper close to the bottom now
View of Auckland's harbor from the top of the Sky Tower
Another view from the top of the Sky Tower
Auckland Sky Tower
Auckland Newmarket District
Auckland Newmarket District
Looking straight down through the glass floor of the Sky Tower
Newmarket area of Auckland
Newmarket area of Auckland
Auckland Newmarket Park
Auckland Newmarket Park
Auckland Waterfront
Newmarket Park - also an extinct volcano cone
Newmarket Park - also an extinct volcano cone
Auckland's downtown waterfront
Auckland Waterfront
Auckland Waterfront
Auckland Waterfront
Auckland's downtown waterfront, Sky Tower in the background
Auckland's downtown waterfront
Auckland's ferry terminal at the downtown waterfront
Auckland Waterfront
Ackland - Parnell District
Auckland Transport - Train
Auckland's downtown waterfront, Sky Tower in the background
The parnell neighborhood in Auckland - they city's oldest suburb and now a delightful area of shops and restaurants
Trains are one means of transport around Auckland
WAIHEKE ISLAND
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island, known for its many hiking (tramping) trails, is just a short 15 minute ferry ride from Auckland
The trail around the northwest headland
One of the island's many beautiful black sand beaches
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke supports numerous vineyards
Waiheke supports numerous vineyards
A secluded beach,accessedd only by boat or a rugged path
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Sand flats at low tide on Oneroa Beach, in Waiheke's main village
Sand surfing on Oneroa Beach's sand flats at low tide
Sand flats at low tide on Oneroa Beach, in Waiheke's main village
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
A lovely bay and black sand beach just around the corner from the ferry dock, where a multitude of sailboats lie at anchor
Secluded mansions tucked away on cliffs dot the island
The northwest corner of the island opens up to the deeper and rougher waters of the Hauraki Gulf
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
A hidden black sand beach
Turquoise waters of a bay, leading to vineyard country
Sub-tropical vegetation co-exists in this colder climate
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Waiheke Island - Bay of Islands
Tide pools at low tide
A beach comprised of volcanic red sands
Black sand tide pools
PAIHIA
Paihia
Paihia
Paihia
An Anglican Church in the village of Paihia
Paihia, famous as the site where the treaty between the English and the Maori was signed, creating the country of New Zealand
The village of Paihia
Paihia
Paihia
Paihia
The village of Paihia with its red sand beach
Maori totems decorate the local school yard
Paihia's red sand beach
Paihia
Paihia sunset
Paihia Harbor Sunset
Paihia bay at sunset
Paihia harbor at sunset
Paihia harbor at sunset
Paihia Harbor Sunset
Paihia Harbor Sunset
Paihia Harbor Sunset
Paihia harbor at sunset
Paihia harbor at sunset
Paihia harbor at sunset
NORTHLANDS
Northlands
Northlands
Northlands
Kaori tree trunks, dug from ancient swamps, await carving into furniture and other wood crafts
One of the few remaining kaori forests in the Northlands
The landscape is incredibly green
Northlands
Northlands
Northlands
The Dune Rider traverses 90 Mile Beach on the way to Cape Reinga, the northernmost tip of New Zealand
Stopping at the trickiest part of the trip to Cape Reinga - if the driver times it wrong, this outcropping of rocks bars the way at high tide
Rock outcropping on the way to Cape Reinga
Northlands
Northlands
Northlands
From the top of the rock outcropping on 90 Mile Beach
From the top of the rock outcropping on 90 Mile Beach
From the top of the rock outcropping on 90 Mile Beach
Northlands
Northlands
Northlands
Surf fishing at the base of the rock outcropping
Cape Reinga Lighthouse - the northernmost tip of New Zealand
Cape Reinga Lighthouse - the northernmost tip of New Zealand
Northlands
Northlands
Northlands
Cape Reinga Lighthouse - the northernmost tip of New Zealand
Cape Reinga Lighthouse - the northernmost tip of New Zealand
Cape Reinga Lighthouse - the northernmost tip of New Zealand
Northlands
Northlands
Northlands
View from Cape Reinga Lighthouse
Tapotupotu Bay
The river that runs along Tapotupotu Bay
Northlands
Northlands
Northlands
Sandboarding the dunes on the way to Cape Reinga
Sandboarding the dunes on the way to Cape Reinga
Sandboarding the dunes on the way to Cape Reinga
Northlands
Northlands
Northlands
Sandboarding the dunes on the way to Cape Reinga
Sandboarding the dunes on the way to Cape Reinga
Sandboarding the dunes on the way to Cape Reinga
Northlands
Northlands
Northlands
The way is blocked by a flock of sheet
ashing salt from the Dune Rider after leaving Cape Reinga

Mangonui Bay

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