Monthly Archives: March 2013

Kayaks leaving Ramp Road

While at Ramp Road spotted a couple of Kayaker’s setting off through the lumpy surf to Hihi after over-nighting on the reserve. Felt a little envious to tell the truth. Reminded me of when I paddled from Kerikeri to Auckland … Continue reading

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Return to Ramp Road

Back at Ramp Road for a couple of days. Coca Cola Lake The road around the back of the pine trees is deteriorating rather badly. This may be DOC’s way of managing the campsite, if we don’t fix the road … Continue reading

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Antoni Gaudi’s glorious vision

Using advanced aeronautical design software, [New Zealand born architect] Mark Burry* and other architects have been able to reverse engineer Gaudi’s models from leftover shards. Today, Burry is among a group of architects leading construction on the church’s central tower, … Continue reading

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