Nov 23, 2014

Level Flight

This shag takes a very unusual flight path over the roof tops!

Nov 21, 2014

Nana & The Rats

Exploring up the river.
 Stopping for a snack

G risking a dunking

Nov 20, 2014


Just home from performing in a school play at Bay Court

Nov 14, 2014

Tauranga 1952. An Old Promotional Movie

This is long but well worth a look especially for locals.

WW1 100 Years Ago

Reenactment at Tauranga Airport early this year.
here a beautiful British Sopwith Camel biplane takes off
 Meanwhile some likely looking Germans lug some ammo boxes up to the front.....

Nov 13, 2014

Classic Kiwi Brand

This ad from the 1920's. The Oak brand was founded by Thompson and Hills in Auckland in 1897 and is now part of the Watties stable.
I remember Oak as being one of the brands we had in the cupboard as kids.

Nov 12, 2014

Unusual Marine Movements

Locals will know that it is very unusual to see one of our harbour tugs out the entrance and away out to sea. Also to see the pilot boat randomly away from its normal path.
But these pics taken on a stormy day in Tauranga recently shows it does happen. Why?