A Christmas Collection – 2012 & Life in the South of NZ

It has been a busy year of work and life in the South. Here is a sample of some of the pics taken over the last 12 months. Wishing all a happy and safe Christmas and a happy New Year. Thanks for reading the blog and interacting. Enjoy some pics.

Sumner beach, Christchurch. A winters afternoon.
I just love this article. Bad guy who needs a slap gets one!

The Hill Block….South Canterbury. Hunter Hills.

A favourite spot. South Beach, Kaikoura, NZ…..dusk.

Army Reserve jungle training. Navigation check.

Harley riding. Mt Manganui, NZ

Lyttleton Farmers Market.

Captain Morgan visits. A fine drop!

Target shooting from 300 metres. NZ army.

Dusk, Redcliffs, Christchurch

The Estuary. Redcliffs, CHCH, Early morning.

Living the dream. Freedom on the open road.

Snow in Redcliffs Village.

A quiet rum. Nelson and Golden bay right on dusk.
An icon…..the turn off to Waimate, South Canterbury

South Otago. The beach between Hamden and Palmerston.

The bloody cat is an alien!

Farmers yarning!
The cat racked out mid winter in front of the fire.

Pet lambs for spring.

Army tucker. Feeding the troops, Dunedin.

Stanford University……learning new stuff.

The Hunter Hills provides some venison.

The out house on the farm. A quiet place to think!

Tahuna Beach, Nelson

Giving it some noise….Harley time.

The shearers quarters on the farm.

A quiet rum at home.

Christchurch humour. A Hotel is demolished.

Dawn ANZAC service, Christchurch. Because it is what we do & who we are!

Horse riding in the south.

Moving cattle on the farm.

Queenstown. Ben Loman Station.

Arrowtown, Autumn, 2012

Mt Cook and Lake Pukaki. The McKenzie country. Southern gold!

The Remarkables, Queenstown, Jan 12

Dawn, West Melton. A blistering early morning frost!

Full moon.

A New Years bonfire.

Arthurs Pass. The viaduct and the main road to the West Coast.

A southern icon. Cadrona pub, Wanaka. Jan 12

Otaio Gorge…..swimming on hot days.

Lest we forget. Otago, NZ

Calling it a day.

At home. A Southern Man!

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