Saturday, July 31, 2010

Did they say it couldn’t be done….

Local region Rugby held their finals just recently and Stoke triumphed.

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In light of this, it seemed like a great time for the TUI beer poster advertisement…..

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…….on the side of the local pub to be adjusted accordingly.

Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Belongs on a movie set…

That’s what many say when they see this old Stoke home for the first time.

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Have to admit though if you were ever going to film a Haunted Movie lately, this home probably would make a pretty good prop.

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Interesting Vapour trails up above….?

Bit in the news lately about “Chemtrails.”

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Wonder if this is what they are talking about.

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What was unusual was the fact that one plane (on the left of the photo) appeared to be conducting a 180 degree turn, very unusual for ours skies.

Saturday, July 17, 2010

Saturday 17th July in Nelson is……..

The annual Blessing of the Fishing Fleet day.

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Although the weather conspired to offer up a very non-Nelson type of day, many folks still turned out and parking was at a premium around the Quay.

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Some of the fleet getting into place pre the ceremony starting this afternoon.

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You’ll notice in this panorama that another log ship has just arrived


and is being manoeuvred by both Port Nelson tugs.


The Royal NZ Navy had HMNZS Pukaki there too as part of the official delegation.

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And here above is a Snapshot from the Takeabreak Snapit HD Webcam.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Rugby World Cup Nelson 2011

Bring it on!


Construction continues unabated……………


Daylight testing has been going on for at least …………


the last 48 hours (glad I’m not paying the power bill!)


All to be prepared for Nelson’s part in the Rugby World Cup 2011.

Friday, July 2, 2010

Interesting use of Council Bin


Usually filled with household rubbish and collected by the local council on a weekly basis…….


…it would seem they can be used for other things too.