The Ecliptic

The circle of the Millennial Arch designed by artist David Trubridge

This contemporary sculpture is inspired by the ecliptic - an astronomical term referring to the great circle on the celestial sphere representing the apparent annual path of the sun relative to the stars. The full sculpture can be viewed on Marine Parade, Napier

Princess Limited

The famous and loved Pania Of The Reef gazing to the ocean

This image of the popular bronze statue in Napier is created from an unusual angle adding mystery and attitude to Pania's legend. Shot during a cyclone, the sea spray softened late afternoon sunlight to highlight her beautiful details

Sunscope Sunrise

Sunrise aligned through the wonderful Sunscope

This sculpture created by Vesica Aotearoa can be found on Napier's waterfront near the Veronica Sun Bay

Napier Viewing Platform

Napier's fabulous Viewing Platform on a big surf morning

Completed in December 2015 the viewing platform connects to the foreshore walkway system and provides the public elevated access to the water’s edge and views of Hawke Bay and back to the city

Mount Kahuranaki New Edit

Sunny winter afternoon looking across the Tukituki Valley to Mount Kahuranaki

This is an extreme resolution image suitable for large scale printing. By combining many images shot with a telephoto lens there's a surprising level of detail revealed when viewed on a large scale

Mount Kahuranaki II New

Sunny winter afternoon looking across the Tukituki Valley to Mount Kahuranaki

This is a cropped version of the extremely high resolution image to show a variation of composition

Mount Kahuranaki & Tukituki Valley New

Sunny winter afternoon looking across the Tukituki Valley and river to Mount Kahuranaki

This is an extreme resolution image suitable for large scale printing. By combining many images shot with a telephoto lens there's a surprising level of detail revealed when viewed on a large scale

Mount Kahuranaki & Tukituki Valley II New

Sunny winter afternoon looking across the Tukituki Valley and river to Mount Kahuranaki

This is a cropped version of the full extremely high resolution image to show a variation of composition

Ahuriri Estuary Bridge

The old embankment bridge over Ahuriri Estuary at low tide

The Ecliptic II

The Millennial Arch designed by artist David Trubridge

This contemporary sculpture is inspired by the ecliptic - an astronomical term referring to the great circle on the celestial sphere representing the apparent annual path of the sun relative to the stars. The full sculpture can be viewed on Marine Parade, Napier

What's Up Tom?

The Tom Parker Fountain at night with Pania watching the light show

Oh The Lights

Art Deco inspired street lights in Napier

Oh The Lights II

Art Deco inspired street lights in Napier

Pania of the Reef

Pania was a beautiful maiden of the ocean

Located in Napier on the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. The statue was commissioned by members of the Thirty Thousand Club after the Anglican Bishop of Aotearoa, Frederick Augustus Bennett, related the legend of Pania to them

Good Morning Napier II

Sunrise from Bay View looking across the harbour to Ahuriri and Napier Hills

Good Morning Napier

Sunrise through a driftwood Napier, looking across the harbour to Napier hill from Bay View

Standing Tall

One of two abandoned shipping navigation beacon towers near Napier NZ. These pre-date the 1931 Hawke's Bay earthquake

Ahuriri Fishing Boats

Fishing boats, sunny blue skies and calm water in Ahuriri harbour

Ahuriri Saturday

Kuaka Connection II

Kuaka (Godwit) are a sacred bird that navigates 29,000 km across oceans, from Alaska to Aotearoa where they nest in the Ahuriri estuary

The Hawke's Bay airport entrance has several of these installations at various points, representing the Kuaka in flight

Kuaka Connection

Kuaka (Godwit) are a sacred bird that navigates 29,000 km across oceans, from Alaska to Aotearoa where they nest in the Ahuriri estuary

The Hawke's Bay airport entrance has several of these installations at various points, representing the Kuaka in flight

Kuaka Connection III

Kuaka (Godwit) are a sacred bird that navigates 29,000 km across oceans, from Alaska to Aotearoa where they nest in the Ahuriri estuary

The Hawke's Bay airport entrance has several of these installations at various points, representing the Kuaka in flight

Autumn Trail Sunrise

Sunrise illuminating autumn poplar trees along the Tutaekuri riverbank

Autumn Trail Poplars

Early morning in autumn along the Tutaekuri riverbank trail with poplar trees

Anne Elizabeth Jerome Spencer Statue

Napier's newest statue - Anne Elizabeth Jerome Spencer, founder and leader of the New Zealand Women's Institute

The statue was unveiled to mark the 100th anniversary of the first meeting of a NZWI at Rissington, Hawke's Bay on 27 February 1921. Sculpted by Gerard McCabe and gifted by the NZWI