South Island. February 2010

Jet lagged after 36 hour journey
On the way to the beach. Jake, Jessica and friend Ellie.
David and red billed gulls
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Nigel's House from the Olive groves
New Zealand Fern
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Very windy
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The northernmost part of the South Island
Spanish Omelette
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Young Gannet
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Coach party on the dunes
The coaches we came in
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Totaranui is noted for the golden colour of its sand, more intense than other beaches in the Park, the result of a high content of orthoclase minerals in the eroded granite sands of the vicinity.
Nigel's House from the drive
Stewart Island Flights.
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Stewart Island Lodge is second from the top on left.
Even pigeons look better abroad
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Breakfast view over the bay
New Zealand Kaka. Vulnerable (CITES II), in part because of introduced wasps which compete with the Kaka for honeydew, which is excreted by scale insects.
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Heading for the sea
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The Stewart Island Brown Kiwi or the Southern Tokoeka
Night boat to see the kiwis
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