Wednesday, 19 April 2017

Westport to Motueka via Murchison.

Leaving Westport on Tuesday morning we headed for Murchison where we planned to stay for a night after catching up on the laundry.

IMG_1641The Buller River from the Buller Gorge.

IMG_1647Hawk’s Bluff in the Buller Gorge.

IMG_1648Just about a single lane under the bluff. Looks like we need to duck.

IMG_1659Another of those South Island single lane bridges.

IMG_1661Plenty of headroom on this one.

IMG_1662Kiwi station where once the railway ran. Five women had a sit in on the track protesting  over the lines closure and were finally arrested back in the 1950’s.

IMG_1664Tapawera Station on the same closed line.

IMG_1670Autumn colours starting to show in the South Island.

IMG_1671Menzshed Motueka in the A&P show grounds.

IMG_1674That’s a high flagpole. Need a new one Robin?

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