Tag Archive for water

Stepping back in time at Aspiring Hut

Following on from my last post awhile back about my summer job looking after Aspiring Hut up the West Matukituki Valley this evening I find myself writing this up on site as the rain falls steadily to the tune of seriously flooded mountain rivers, my laptop being charged via solar, and my only immediate contact…

Govt policy too weak to maintain waterways – My River

With a general election pending in New Zealand this year, water quality is something to consider as a top priority! The Morgan Foundation recently reviewed the Government’s fresh water policy with a panel of 16 eminent experts. Our objective was to see if the policies announced would actually deliver the goal the Government declared it…

Motion, and impulse

Much has been written about the fact that photography is a two dimensional representation of three dimensional scene, or at least if we walk among our “landscape” it’s not flat! But everything in my perceived world is dynamic [and becoming more so], so I’ve been playing about with ways to capture how I see landscapes,…

Queen’s Birthday long weekend

So what did you do for our long NZ holiday weekend? For me every holiday break usually elicits a few memories of trips in our mountains. With the short daylight hours this time of year and accompanying biting cold some memories are quite vivid: A long ways up the Dobson Valley which runs into Lake…