Tagged: Hauraki Gulf

Sunday Seascape 8 - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Jul 06, 2015

Ok, it isn’t Sunday anymore, but what with taxes and other things, Sunday seemed to get away on me.  Also, it was more fun watching The Hobbit with children last night.  Is it churlish to mention I didn’t find the third movie to be as entertaining as the first two?  Seemed to have too much time devoted to fighting, and … Read More

Sunday Seascape 7 - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Jun 07, 2015

This was taken at Waiake Beach around by the Tor.  The wind was unpleasant and discouraged most of the fishers from hanging around. Knowing this would produce a fair bit of vibration on the tripod, I hunkered down low and looked for some low-angle shots.  This was taken with the aid of a circular polariser, which meant that objects below … Read More

Sunday Seascape 2 - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Apr 26, 2015

As a diversion from the regular work routine, and to try something new, I’ve been taking photographs of the beaches and sea around us.  The convenient thing about seascape photography is that say, unlike wildlife or macro photography, the sea is always there.  And it never flies or runs away before you have the chance to get a shot. This … Read More

Time to take some pictures - Chthonic Wildlife Ramblings

Brendan Moyle Apr 15, 2015

One of the things I like to do after an expedition overseas is decompress. That usually means heading out with a camera and enjoying the NZ scenery. No meetings, no crowds of people, no airport departure lounges or packed queues. So, after the last trip to China (late March) it’s time to appreciate NZ again. It is almost a cliche … Read More

Environmental Issues Deserve Better Treatment by our Media - Guest Work

Guest Author Sep 30, 2009

By Vicki Hyde, chair of NZ Skeptics Inc and editor of Scitechdaily.com It was appalling to see the Herald on Sunday swallow the claims that you can detect poisons in Haruaki Gulf marine life via a discredited electro-acupuncture technique (Sept 27). Their story ran under the heading “Samples positive for poison”*, citing campaigner Sarah Silverstar. Marine birds, oysters and dog … Read More

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