Another wild coastline

Not far from my home on the West Coast of the North Island, New Zealand, there is more wild coastline.

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Views from above this coastline can be gained from Whitireia Park, a reserve area which some years ago was farmed.

Standing on the high cliffs in the park there is almost always a wind blowing across this exposed site. It is bracing and exhilarating.

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This high vantage point offers great views of Mana Island, a wildlife sanctuary.

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The rocks are rugged and treacherous here as the Tasman Sea washes into the Porirua harbour entrance.

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People use this stretch of coast and this park for all manner of recreational pursuits, both in the sea and on the land.

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My visit was to record more of the beautiful landscapes that are found in the area in which I am fortunate enough to live.

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5 thoughts on “Another wild coastline

    1. ordinarygood Post author

      The strength of the wind up on the cliffs can be tricky. Yesterday it was just a good strong breeze. Like Skye there are few trees on this reserve.

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    1. ordinarygood Post author

      We had a vicious storm overnight here too Valerie. Very little of our lovely country has been spared from extremes this winter. Keep warm and dry!

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