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 Post subject: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 9:45 am 
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Hey all,

As my name shows im from New Zealand so I thought i'd show you all some of the New Zealand Wildlife & Scenery I have photographed.
I'll update it as often as possible.

Thanks,

Robert Farrelly




ImageWing stretch by RGFarrelly, on Flickr
All too common look of the Waikato River, Hamilton, New Zealand.







ImageWater Rush by RGFarrelly, on Flickr
Huka Falls, Taupo, New Zealand.

ImageLong Rush by RGFarrelly, on Flickr
Huka Falls, Taupo New Zealand, (Beginning of the Waikato Rivers trip)

ImageSunset Lake by RGFarrelly, on Flickr
Lake Taupo, New Zealand (Start of the Waikato River)

HAD TO REMOVE WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHS, DUE TOO NOT BEING SANPARKS RELATED, ALTHOUGH MY PHOTOS CAN BE SEEN AT WWW.FLICKR.COM/RGFARRELLY

Sorry for any troubles this has caused,
Rob


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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 10:12 am 
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That is some amazing scenery Rob!!! :clap:

Please do update, some of us will never be able to travel far and wide and this just give us some insight to the beauties of other countries!!!

:popcorn:

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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
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Beautiful pics Rob :thumbs_up:


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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:45 am 
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Thanks, Lowveldboy & Micetta.

Hehe, Haven't been doing photography for long...only since being in South Africa in September/October. :P

Loving it though!

Heres a couple I took tonight of a praying Mantis I found :)

www.flickr.com/rgfarrelly

Sorry Images had to be removed, but can be seen at the above address.

Rob


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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 03, 2011 11:52 am 
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I'm also new to photography like you. (Dec KNP trip)You are doing very well indeed!! :clap:

Have always wanted to visit NZ. Our friends went last year to South Island and loved it. Their photos were amazing!! :thumbs_up:

Look forward to more from you. :popcorn:

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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 3:18 am 
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Hi Rob . Very very nice photos.
My wife (Shirleymargate) and I are spending 9 months with our children in NZ (Thames) and love it here - our fifth visit. The scenery and birdlife here I agree with you is so beautiful. We are leaving for the South Island (Milford Sound and surrounding area) on the 13th of this month and are looking forward to that.
However are we allowed to place photos taken in New Zealand on this website? I hope so because we enjoy your photos very much Rob and we also have a few.
Kind regards Frans


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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 3:59 am 
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Photos are fantastic. Shows me what I have to look forward to soon.

I will be in NZ for the month of May and June. Maybe we should all try for a mini meet.

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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Mon Apr 04, 2011 9:42 am 
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vgstephens wrote:
I'm also new to photography like you. (Dec KNP trip)You are doing very well indeed!! :clap:

Have always wanted to visit NZ. Our friends went last year to South Island and loved it. Their photos were amazing!! :thumbs_up:

Look forward to more from you. :popcorn:


Great to know im not the only new one ;) hehe.

Thanks for the comment, I hope to head down south also soon :)

Hey Frans, nice one!

Sounds good, Iv'e only ever been up to thames once, and that was at news years... and by accident we were mean't to be going to hahei... got there eventually.
Glad your enjoying it, we are Very very green! lol
Also yes I believe we are aloud... aslong as we don't get them muddled in between the SANPARKS/ South African Wildlife posts/threads, If we keep it tidy we should be fine :)

South has the most photography oppertunities so you'll love it down there!

Have Fun & Thanks!

Thanks Mizzbee,
Where abouts are you heading in New Zealand? :)


Rob


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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:07 am 
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Rob, I will be touring both Islands. My base is Auckland. I will be on the South Island from 10th May to 18th May. I will then make my way slowly up to Auckland until 27th May. The next 3 weeks I will do shorter trips from my base. I see that Hamilton is a mere +100 kms away.

Any tips on what I must see?.

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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 12:36 pm 
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Hey Rob,

Awesome shots. Did you manage to get a closer look at the back of that spider? I'm still trying to find some decent books on NZ wildlife (spider, bugs, etc.), but my limited knowledge of NZ spiders says that this spider could be one of five, including the white tail. If it had two white stripes, or four white dots on the top of the abdomen then it was a whitetail, otherwise you're on your own for now.

Cheers
BN

PS: Welcome to NZ when you do get here mizzbe

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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 10:33 am 
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mizzbee wrote:
Rob, I will be touring both Islands. My base is Auckland. I will be on the South Island from 10th May to 18th May. I will then make my way slowly up to Auckland until 27th May. The next 3 weeks I will do shorter trips from my base. I see that Hamilton is a mere +100 kms away.

Any tips on what I must see?.


Oh nice, seeing everything huh!

Well... Hamilton dosen't exactly have ALOT! but umm... maybe the waikato river? lol I don't know, Hamilton Gardens? Lake?

Hehe.

Hope you enjoy it alot!

and Bushnuts, its not a white tail... it was too big for that and really I could just tell very easily it wasn't. hehe, whats the other 4 in your list? :)


Rob


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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Sun Apr 10, 2011 10:01 am 
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Hi Rob
We are still in Thames and I have placed some photos I took around Thames in the following http://automaticallyfocused.weebly.com/ ... llery.html

If you are interested just log in.

Kind regards Frans


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 Post subject: Re: New Zealand's Wildlife & Scenery
Unread postPosted: Mon Apr 11, 2011 9:59 am 
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Fransmargate wrote:
Hi Rob
We are still in Thames and I have placed some photos I took around Thames in the following http://automaticallyfocused.weebly.com/ ... llery.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

If you are interested just log in.

Kind regards Frans


Some very nice photos and some good finds/ spotting!
Hope everythings going great for ya, we have a king fisher that lives in the gully next door to my house :D hehe they're cool birds.

Rob


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