Awesome Aotearoa- Magic in the Glistening Waters whenua.

These images are from walking the pooches yesterday. I am lucky enough to live in the Wairarapa; in Te Reo (Aotearoa’s indigenous language) this means Glistening Waters.
The Wairarapa is a rural region with lots of diary farming, wine making and creative community projects happening. It is an incredibly beautiful and diverse region. Here I am at Mt Holdsworth- a magical fairy land full of amazing walks. Out there walking pooches.

Red Mango and Murphy went walking and Niwa pooch went to his favourite dog-sitter.

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We walked in the magical Mt Holdsworth forest.

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Spring springing in the Wairarapa.

Spring is in full blossom here in the Wairarapa. Plants are looking spectacular, animals are active and people are full of energy. Here’s some images of the gorgeousness.

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Gorgeous Goldfinch

This beautiful Goldfinch landed outside my door and wasn’t moving. I bundled him up and put him in a box….he is a lot more alert now…but still not quite ready to fly away.

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UPDATE: He stayed inside most of the day, then started moving around in the box so took it outside, opened it up…he flew of in a flash😊

Pooches fun

Here are:

Niwa- a 10 year old Ridgeback/German Shepherd male.

Red Mango- a 9 month old Kelpie male.

Murphy (who was over for a visit)- an 18 month old Boxer/Sharpei/and some, male.

I get endless delight and amusement watching and playing with these guys.
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