QUAKE-TWISTED: A pedestrian footbridge spanning the Avon River serves as a snapshot of the extreme forces at work for on February 22, 2011.
NEW BRIGHTON: Peter Donnelly etched hundreds of works into the volcanic New Brighton sands using rakes and sticks. "At the end of the four hours, it wants to go, it’s worn out. It’s gifted to the sea.”
KIDSCAN SANTA RUN: About 2000 runners took part in the annual charity run on December 7, 2011, each receiving a Santa suit in return for their entry fee. A total of $48,000 was raised for disadvantaged children in New Zealand.
WALKING TO WORK: A very cold morning in Hagley Park on September 3, 2010, the day before the devastating 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck. The light was fantastic and it captured how a normal walk to work can turn into something magical in the right conditions.
BEWARE: Fishing from rocks can be rewarding but also dangerous. The foaming waters and kelp beds on rocky headlands are good for catching species such as kingfish, but anglers large waves have killed some caught unawares.
LINDIS PASS: The tussock-clad Lindis Pass is far from barren being home to rifleman, grey warbler, fantail and New Zealand falcon.
UNDERWATER WORLD: David Bradshaw, a contract biological technician, was part of a team collecting spiny seadragons (Solegnathus spinosissimus) for Kelly Tarlton's Underwater World. Here they are in Milford Sound, below Mitre Peak where the stained layer of freshwater overlying the seawater cuts out light from above and leaves an eerie diffuse green light. The seadragons had to be slowly lifted to the surface over several hours to avoid the decrease in pressure injuring them.
AUTUMN: Mona Vale is one of a handful of Christchurch public parks created between the 1940s and 1960s around historic homesteads.
CAPTURING THE MOMENT: Brendon Keenan was planting shelter-belts on the Canterbury Plains and crouched among the walls of gorse and grass to photograph the sunset through the flowering thistles.
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