Patea Coast

 
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This is the view from the Patea Look out. Looking South over the river mouth. The poles in the water are from the old jetty. Ships would dock here in the late 1800's early 1900's. The seas get very rough and there are a few ship wrecks along the coast.

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Guest - Dec 25, 2006 12:30 AM EDT
Kelly glad to bring back memories. Merry Xmas
Guest - Dec 24, 2006 09:57 AM EDT
use to swim down there as akid oh the memories
Guest - Dec 18, 2006 04:24 AM EDT
thank you all for your kind coments.
Guest - Aug 30, 2005 03:00 AM EDT
This is lovely and peaceful looking Tania. I'm going to have to practice doing some scenery shots instead of flowers and cats. You have such lovely scenery over your way though. Not saying its not lovely here but you have to go and find it or travel to it. The lack of hills makes it harder.
Guest - Aug 26, 2005 03:56 AM EDT
Along this coastline 2 weeks ago we had a Southern Right Whale up close to shore. We often get Seals and penguins. Very exciting for someone surounded by cows!!! LOL (I live in Dairy cow country)
Guest - Aug 24, 2005 03:41 PM EDT
A great photo. I love photo's like this. New Zealand in the raw - well nearly (without the jetty's).
Guest - Aug 24, 2005 12:06 PM EDT
love coastline scenes like this. guess it reminds me of my childhood in England, altho I realize this one is NZ. beautiful

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