Pictures from home and around.
This can be a common sight in spring
An over view of Wainuiomata as see from the Top of the WOM Hill Also see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wainuiomata
The house was once belonged to the Wellington Development Company
One of the first churches built in Wellington(1863) the land and timber(pitsawn) was donated by Richard Prouse.
Situated at 222 Coast rd. this is a well preserved old house.
This was the original farm house
Australasian Harrier, Kahu is commonly seen flying over farmland through out NZ.
Flowering Cheery Tree much loved (flowers)by the native Wood Pigeon
Tiny drops of moisture cling to this small spiders' web clustered on an earth bank.
This sign is situated at the start of the track and gives a good overview.
From here the track leads through some native bush
This site is about 1/2 way into the track and offers a great picnic area.
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