Astronaut offers Twitter's eye view of NZ

Last updated 16:49 08/02/2013

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After chatting with famed starship captain, James T Kirk (AKA actor William Shatner), astronaut Chris Hadfield decided to share his unique view of Aoteoroa.

Canadian astronaut Commander Hadfield today offered up some high-definition portraits of New Zealand as seen from the International Space Station.

Views of Taupo, Hawke's Bay, Taranaki and Auckland were offered up on the commander's official Twitter account, which he has regularly updated while on assignment as Flight Engineer aboard the space station.

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