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Home!, 9 August 2004, Lucy and Midnight enjoying breakfast on our own front verandah.

Topside planking, 16 July 2004, The Edwin Fox has two layers of teak planking. Here...

Edwin Fox, 16 July 2004,

Rustication, 13 July 2004, The skills of working and laying limestone are still alive...

Oamaru courthouse entablature, 13 July 2004,

Oamaru courthouse columns, 13 July 2004,

Penguins crossing, 12 July 2004,

Grain warehouse, 12 July 2004,

Painted accents, 12 July 2004, This 1880s hotel in Oamaru has lost its original parapet...

Slightly foxed, 12 July 2004, Slightly foxed is how I feel sometimes. Corners bumped also...

Criterion Hotel, 12 July 2004, The parapet on the Criterion Hotel has been reconstructed.

Chiselled surface, 12 July 2004, Most of the limestone masonry in Oamaru is finely finished...

Star & Garter, 12 July 2004,

Oamaru Post Office, 12 July 2004,

An italic apology, 7 July 2004, After I complained that the Department of Conservation had failed...

Share house living, 5 July 2004, A collection of artefacts brought back from Scott’s Antarctic hut...

Food for Antarctica, 5 July 2004,

Edward Gibbon Wakefield, 5 July 2004, This enormous 1849 portrait of Wakefield overlooks the garment exhibition...

Motoring coat, 5 July 2004, This tweed motoring coat, with leather lining, made by a...

Christchurch Arts Centre, 5 July 2004,

Christ Church Cathedral roof, 5 July 2004,

Christ Church Cathedral dado, 5 July 2004,

Lucy playing cards, 3 July 2004,

Leaving the North Island, 3 July 2004,

Lifeboat and funnel, 3 July 2004, On board the inter-island ferry Arahura, about to leave Wellington...

Sally in class, 30 June 2004, Sally (in the middle, wearing hairclip) with her classmates at...

Katherine Mansfield Birthplace, 24 June 2004, I had hoped to put up some photographs of the...

Another group photo, 24 June 2004, Here are Margie, Lucy and Sally about to go off...

Group photo, 23 June 2004, I did not know that Sally had a biscuit in...

Lucy's birthday outing, 19 June 2004, Lucy and her classmate Katie, after an outing to see...

Winter in the Hutt Valley, 17 June 2004, The morning view from our house. The weather’s changeable —...

A pair of shops, 13 June 2004, A smart pair of shops in Tinakori Road, Wellington, freshly...

The Wedge, 13 June 2004, On a triangular allotment off Tinakori Road in Wellington, is...

My mum is Helen Clark, 13 June 2004, On the footpath outside the residence of the Prime Minister...

Arts and crafts gate, 13 June 2004, Let's hope the feeble winter sun stays around a little...

Arts and crafts, 13 June 2004, Among the many timber villas and cottages along Tinakori Road...

Fell brake van, 5 June 2004, This is brake van F210, one of seven used on...

Fell loco number, 5 June 2004, This detail sums up the condition of the loco...

Fell loco cab, 5 June 2004, Here is the cab of loco H199, with all the...

Fell locomotive, 5 June 2004, Here is the last Fell loco in captivity. H199 was...

Sally and her scooter, 29 May 2004, At an open air market at Lower Hutt Sally saw...

Wall painting, 23 May 2004, This scene is painted on a roadside retaining wall at...

Manhole cover, 23 May 2004, I admire these cast iron manhole covers, used all round...

Oriental Bay, 23 May 2004, A fleet of deck chairs kicking along, with a good...

Bungy trampoline, 22 May 2004, Sally and Lucy in a park on the Wellington harbour...

Engraved rock, 19 May 2004, In the plaza in front of Te Papa stand three...

Dummy driver, 19 May 2004, This chap is showing how to drive a cable tram...

Winding gear, 19 May 2004, At the Wellington Cable Car Museum, the lower storey room...

Dummy engineer, 19 May 2004, In New Zealand museums I have seen a lot of...

In a cable car, 15 May 2004, Sally and Lucy riding in a Wellington cable car. (See...

Body raft, 9 May 2004, A piece of furniture, designed and made by David Trubridge...

Self portrait with Phar Lap's bones, 9 May 2004, On the right, the skeleton of Phar Lap, the race...

Trompe l’oeil, 6 May 2004, I enjoyed this little architectural joke in downtown Wellington: On...

Government Building, 6 May 2004,

Dog’s life, 5 May 2004, Spot the warmest dog in the hikoi. (Hint: see the...

Nothing’s foreshore, 5 May 2004, The hikoi passed along Lambton Quay, which marks the old...

Flags in the wind, 5 May 2004, A flag needs a stiff breeze to show itself well...

Moko, 5 May 2004, The moko (tattoo) is a powerful mark of identity, even...

The seabed and foreshore hikoi, 5 May 2004, I was at Parliament House to see the hikoi arrive...

Handrail, 3 May 2004, The entrance to the National Tobacco Company office in Napier.

Decorated parapets, 2 May 2004, Napier's commercial centre was rebuilt after the earthquake to a...

The 19 Thirty’s Cafe, 2 May 2004, Did people in the nineteen thirties have a better grip...

Boer War ferns, 2 May 2004, The names of the men in each contingent sent to...

Boaters, 2 May 2004, Art deco is a marketable commodity in Napier.

Napier rebuilt, 2 May 2004, A ceramic plaque by Sue Earth, 1992, photographed hanging on...

Bollard tiles, 2 May 2004, A series of round glazed tiles which decorate the tops...

Sound shell, 2 May 2004, The sound shell on the foreshore at Napier. From The...

Roadside crosses, 1 May 2004, These crosses mark the place where five people were killed...

Falling rocks, 24 April 2004, Along the foreshore at Eastbourne, on the faultline where the...

Pebble beach, 24 April 2004, Did pebbles like these make the English immigrants feel at...

Reading the treaty, 23 April 2004, In Te Papa is a display about the Treaty of...

Tin car detail, 23 April 2004, A detail of the tin covered Holden.

Tin car, 23 April 2004, In Te Papa is this tin covered Holden.

Raurimu spiral viewing platform, 17 April 2004, From the elevated viewing platform on the left you look...

Raurimu spiral model, 17 April 2004, The interpretive model of the loop and tunnel system.

Raurimu spiral, 17 April 2004, I have ridden on the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway, so I'm...

Anti-possum band, 17 April 2004, Many power poles in New Zealand have metal bands around...

Kelly’s Motel, 17 April 2004, This is for Simon Kelly, whose family ran another Kelly’s...

Sea lions, 15 April 2004, Sally and Lucy watching sea lions doing their laps, at...

Tin elephant, 15 April 2004, Corrugated galvanised steel elephant at the Auckland Zoo.

Kauri drawers, 15 April 2004, Detail of a chest of drawers of kauri, in the...

Kauri sisters, 14 April 2004, The walkway surrounds a cluster of Kauri trees called the...

Tane Mahuta, 14 April 2004, Lucy is looking at the largest living Kauri (Agathis australis...

Mission House verandah, 13 April 2004,

Kerikeri Mission House, 13 April 2004, Built in 1821, this is the oldest wooden house still...

Kegs in the attic, 13 April 2004,

Pit saws and crosscut saws, 13 April 2004, Some crosscut saws (left) and pit saws (right) are displayed...

Inside the Stone Store, 13 April 2004,

Blankets, 13 April 2004, For sale in the Stone Store: new textiles made in...

Mill stones and hardware, 13 April 2004, The Church Missionary Society introduced the cultivation of wheat. These...

Rolls of cloth, 13 April 2004,

Stone floor, 13 April 2004,

The Stone Store, 13 April 2004, This store building, built at Kerikeri for the Church Missionary...

Department of Conservation sign, 13 April 2004, The Department of Conservation, called DoC by New Zealanders, marks...

Kerikeri, 13 April 2004, Looking across the Kerikeri Basin to the Stone Store, St...

Cemetery flowers, 13 April 2004, In cemeteries here, I notice many of the graves have...

Shot by a comrade, 13 April 2004, This wooden grave marker now lives in the shelter of...

Wall tiles, 13 April 2004, The top of a tiled dado in the men’s toilet.

Self portrait in public toilet, 13 April 2004,

Tiled floor, 13 April 2004,

Suits all sizes, 13 April 2004, ...designed by artist and architect Freidensreich Hundertwasser

Men, 13 April 2004, Entrance to the men’s toilet.

Women, 13 April 2004,

Treaty House: the back garden, 13 April 2004, Every good house museum needs a vegetable garden.

Treaty House, 13 April 2004,

Shutter latches, 13 April 2004, Elegant timber latches to hold shutters open, on the Treaty...

Lath and plaster, 13 April 2004,

Doorstop, 13 April 2004, This door stop, made by sewing a covering of heavy...

Oilcloth, 13 April 2004, A floor in the oldest part of the Treaty House...

Waka carving, 13 April 2004, Carved prow decoration.

Canoe hull scarf (outboard), 13 April 2004,

Canoe hull scarf (inside), 13 April 2004, Ngatokimatawhaorua, the ceremonial waka (canoe), launched at Waitangi in 1940...

Deer, 11 April 2004, From our window, deer grazing in the early morning.

Arch of welcome, 10 April 2004, In 1901 the Duke and Duchess of York visited their...

Water pond, 10 April 2004, A reassuring sign, in a region where ponds may contain...

Drystone wall, 10 April 2004, On the farm where we stayed near Rotorua, a handsome...

Chinese gooseberries, 10 April 2004, Full credit goes to the New Zealanders for renaming this...

Buried houses, 9 April 2004, Signs at the site of the village buried by a...

Changing room at the Blue Baths, 9 April 2004,

Men, 9 April 2004, At the Blue Baths, a changing room sign.

Green pool, 9 April 2004, At the Blue Baths in Rotorua, this bath is grass-green...

Hell's Gate spa pools, 8 April 2004,

Lucy in the red anorak, 8 April 2004, Lucy is wearing the red quilted parka that my sister...

Autumn colours, 8 April 2004, Lucy with an autumn leaf.

Chocolate éclairs, 7 April 2004, The girls tackle the famous Ohakune éclairs.

Toi Toi, 7 April 2004, This native grass is a characteristic element in the New...

Visiting the school library, 6 April 2004, Sally and Lucy, during their first visit to Kelson School...

Melling station, 5 April 2004, Lucy and Sally checking out Melling Station.

Flying fox, 4 April 2004, Sally on the flying fox at Avalon Park — her...

Mess on my desk, 3 April 2004, Checking page proofs, editing illustrations, writing backup tapes, packing parcels...

Indexing marathon, 1 April 2004, Making the index for the Illustrated Burra Charter.

Photoshop marathon, 1 April 2004, I had to prepare about 300 image files for the...

Propeller damage, 1 April 2004, In our last week at home, someone backed a trailer...

Cold weather clothes, 25 March 2004, A snug quilted vest, and a hooded jacket — thanks...

Contents of the suitcase, 25 March 2004, Fiona's suitcase, loaded with brown paper bags of clothes.

Auntie Fi's suitcase, 25 March 2004, Fiona sent us a spare suitcase, filled with useful cold-weather...

Midnight, 24 March 2004, This is Midnight, who we’ll miss. He shouldn’t be up...

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