I enjoy seeing ports! Port Chalmers near Dunedin, New Zealand. /Nigel 31 Oct 2020.
I spotted a sailing ship wind vane as we walked from Port Chalmers town to Iona Church. Dunedin, New Zealand.
Iona Church sits above the town of Port Chalmers, Dunedin, New Zealand. "Iona’s 8-day turret clock was installed in 1885 by Littlejohn and Co of Wellington." [...] "Although the time is pretty accurate, strong winds can and have been known to stop the hands, making timekeeping a little harder in the face of a good... Continue Reading →
Two views of Iona Church, both taken by Nigel 29 Dec 2019. There's been a church on the site overlooking the town since 1852, the first being a small wooden building with a square tower at the front. This was demolished to make way for a stone building now named Johnstone Hall, opened in January... Continue Reading →
Iona Church in Port Chalmers has been on this site in some form since 1871 (Presbyterian), NZ cabbage tree in front. Dunedin, New Zealand.
Here's most of the detail photos we took of the huge 8m x 3.5m canvas artwork that I showed you inside James Robinson's home studio at Port Chalmers, and also a link back to that post: Edgeland Teleprompter Incantation. The gigantic work is a tribute to current NZ poet laureate David Eggleton. Port Chalmers, Dunedin,... Continue Reading →
On Sunday we visited an open studio at Port Chalmers, next door to the Town Hall where the children's banner parade departed from. This is the studio of James Robinson and I've already shared a photo of the gigantic 8m x 3.5m work that was the main drawcard - Edgeland Teleprompter Incantation. What i love... Continue Reading →
By happy chance we were present for this parade in Port Chalmers, Dunedin on Sunday morning. Children from local schools had created colourful banners which they paraded in procession from the Town Hall to Port Chalmers School. This is an annual event and the theme for this year involved a mythical battle between land and... Continue Reading →
Port Chalmers artist James Robinson with 8mx3.5m work in home studio. Tribute to current NZ poet laureate David Eggleton. Liz, 24 Nov 2019.
Had to share this with y'all courtesy of 'rob allan' @allanrob9 on Twitter. Port Chalmers is this wonderful port town near Dunedin. The huge container hoists down at the harbour dominate the town. Main street has an eclectic mix of old buildings.. real interesting place. This older post of mine shows the huge hoists loading... Continue Reading →
In yesterday's post I said we'd been out for dinner in Port Chalmers during our recent overnighter in Dunedin. We didn't take any photos but I took some during a visit to the same establishment in January - I'll share those with you instead. Its a really nice pub, welcoming and friendly, comfortable, and with... Continue Reading →