Stuff we've seen - New Zealand by Tony Polglase
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Go away.
Spotted somewhere.
Just Mauve
1939 Ford Standard V8
All Blacks
Spotted at Christchurch Airport November 2018
The wicked woven web.
Works end, yeah right
Roadside Grave.
Joshua Morgan, buried along the Forgotten Highway.
1938 Ford Anglia
Forgotten Church
On the Forgotten Highway. Whangamomona. New Zealand
Street Credentials
1959 Continental MkIV
Ghost house??
Spotted while looking for signposted Ghost Town, down a dirty dusty side road off the Forgotten Highway. Never found it. Maybe the Ghosts migrated on.
Roxy Cinema,-Miramar, Wellington
Roxy cinema,-Miramar, Wellington
Paw prints in the sand
From yesteryear
Sighted at the crossing at Pekapeka
Old Grumpy
Maori totem.
Old Church
Paeroa town limits
Waihi Rail Shed
Waihi Rail Shed
Waihi Rail Shed
Hidden Bicycle
Coast-side, Waitara.
Just a bit of Maori influenced carving on a dead tree stump.
Autumn colours
Home of the 'Hunterway' sheep dog.
Memorial to the train driver and fireman who lost their lives when Train No 949 crashed in to the river. 1953.
At the site of the Tangiwai disaster. 1953. 151 lives lost.
The Last Spike
This obelisk marks the site of the last spike driven to complete the NZ North Island Main Trunk Train Line in 1908.
The Moa
Artwork (made of weathered wood) in Taumaranui.
The Woodsman
Carving. Commemorating the timber industry in Tokoroa.
The 'Railway Clock'.
Statue of shearer, Te Kūiti
Te Kūiti is the home of one of the great champions of shearing, David Fagan, who by 2008 had won the Golden Shears 15 times, the New Zealand open title 16 times, and the world championship five times.
Sir Colin Meads
One of New Zealand's most iconic All Blacks has been honoured with a statue in his hometown of Te Kuiti.
A Very Tidy Shed
Waikato, New Zealand
Cosy comfort, a la 1860
The main room of a Settlers cottage. Restored to its early 1800's condition. Akaroa, South Island, New Zealand
Horse tack repairer.
Horse's old gear and tack. Akaroa
Open Mon-Fri?
Okains Bay. Akaroa, Canterbury, NZ
On the right track?
Old Bush Railway. Western side of Kaimai Range. Waikato region. Within the Kaimai Range the Hendersons Tramline loop track follows the route of bush tramlines and haul lines once used to extract logs from the bush.
Be Seated
Driftwood chair on a beach
Toilet with a difference
The main tourist attraction in Kawakawa is the colourful public toilet designed by Austrian artist Friedensreich Hundertwasser. First visiting New Zealand in the 1970s for an exhibition of his work, he decided to make the country his second home and bought property on the Waikare inlet, east of Kawakawa. In 1998 with the help of the community he transformed the town’s public toilets into a work of art.
Wide Balcony
Another Forgotten Barn
Grows On You
We found this old 'structure' almost as far south as one can go in New Zealand. On a farm at The Nugget Point, this may qualify as one of the first and only remaining houses built by Maori (according to the farm owner). The corrugated iron roof is a recent addition (sometime in the last 50-60 years).
Rusty Rustic
Another Forgotten Barn
Another Forgotten Barn
Lean On Me
Another Forgotten Barn
Rural Skyline
Another Forgotten Barn
Fail the students
An old mining area, these schools were run by the government. Karangahake Gorge, NZ
Gold mining pan
An 'original' gold mining pan. circa 1850. Tuapeka Mouth. South Is. NZ
At the entrance to Gate Pa, Tauranga. Site of one of the most bloody battles between colonists and Maori.

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Just some New Zealand stuff.

Go away. Just Mauve All Blacks The wicked woven web. Works end, yeah right Roadside Grave. HotPOP Forgotten Church Street Credentials Ghost house?? Roxy Cinema,-Miramar, Wellington Paw prints in the sand Fishing-Boat From yesteryear Old Grumpy Maori totem. Old Church Waihi Rail Shed Waihi Rail Shed Waihi Rail Shed Hidden Bicycle Arty Autumn colours Hunterville Tangiwai Tangiwai The Last Spike The Moa The Woodsman The 'Railway Clock'. Statue of shearer, Te Kūiti Sir Colin Meads A Very Tidy Shed Cosy comfort, a la 1860 Horse tack repairer. Open Mon-Fri? On the right track? 44 Be Seated Toilet with a difference Reflections Wide Balcony Grows On You Rusty Rustic Foliage Lean On Me Rural Skyline Fail the students Gold mining pan Maori
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