Butchers Dam and lake on a perfect autumn day with clear blue sky and good reflections. Near to Alexandra in Central Otago. New Zealand. Flat Top Hill Conservation Area, dry land ecosystem.
Butchers Dam near Alexandra in Central Otago. Taken 30 April. New Zealand
Alligator in Central!
Alligator and turtle, Butchers Dam. Lol. Today in Central Otago. New Zealand
Blue and Yellow
Autumn landscape beauty. Roxburgh, Central Otago. Yesterday afternoon. New Zealand
Pomahaka River, Park Hill
Pomahaka River at Park Hill Domain off Switzers Road, West Otago. New Zealand. 09 April
This Euonymous that we found yesterday afternoon at Moa Flat is a real beauty. As you can see it was a perfect autumn afternoon!
Castle Rock, at Castlerock. Southland, New Zealand. 26 March.
Castle and Cloud
Castlerock, near Lumsden in Southland. Today. New Zealand
Bolder Than Blue
In summer, red hot pokers quickly send up tall sturdy flower heads that demand all attention for themselves. They're completely unfazed by the big blue sky above, doggedly growing taller so they can 'own the blue' and boldly take advantage. Viewed against a cloudless, summer-blue sky their brilliance is brightest. West Otago, New Zealand. 29... Continue Reading →
Late Summer Colour
Getting close to autumn now and there's a colour shift in the landscape (e.g. some poplar trees are already yellow, other species are still green). Here are some native plants (not the rosehips!) that I enjoyed photographing on Saturday 25 February at Commissioners Track near the Roxburgh dam. Central Otago, New Zealand. Native flax with... Continue Reading →
Following on from Hedge with an Edge, these photos are from the Agapanthus hedge that extends along the property frontage starting on the other side of the entrance.
Hedge with an Edge
Yesterday we drove to Roxburgh... Here’s an accommodation property we passed and I love their beautiful native Olearia hedge, presently fronted with Agapanthus that are in flower. Central Otago, New Zealand.