07 January, 2009

I have finally been able to put together some photos of this beautiful place I live...Waiheke Island. There's never a day that goes by that I don't marvel at the beauty that surrounds me. I feel so blessed to live in this place! I hope you enjoy this little taste of my home.


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"One of the many Vineyards on my island..."



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"Perhaps a local hobbits residence..."



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"Some of my neighbors..."



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"They keep it real on Waiheke"



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"Mudbrick Vineyard"



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"You can never have too many vineyards..."



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"Or Wine tastings..."

Here is a little Waiheke Wine Vineyard tour for you...


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"Outside a local Antique Shop"



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"This is my town"



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"This is my kiwi"



I just found this video about Waiheke Island’s Fabulous Fruit Tree initiative. Apparently the Transition Town movement here wants to plant 20,000 fruit and nut trees to to provide a local source of food that will protect our community from the dangers that peak oil and rising food prices threaten to our ability to feed ourselves healthy fresh food. Have a look!






But wait, there's more... I've recently discovered that we have some AMAZING local talent...Ben Kara is a 15 year old local Waiheke Island boy with a voice of an angel. This video is beautiful. (You have to watch the whole thing!)



3 comments:

Beverley said...

Hi this is so strange, I live in the UK, and found you on the Creative Souls group, of which I am a newly joined member. I went out to your blog and saw you live on Waiheke Island where my SIL lives. She married a New Zealander and moved out there about 13 years ago. He works in the vineyards too! They live in Oneroa and their family name is Ryan.

Barbara said...

What a beautiful voice. Call American Idol, quick!

I love your art and your blog.

I also found it on Creative Souls.

Jennifer said...

that boy is so good! adorable. i love the pics of your island :)

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