Blog Posts - New Plymouth



New Plymouth responds

Well, that was a bit boring. It’s the New Plymouth District Council’s response to my earlier letter paying a parking fine. (Original Tumblr post here, if the graphic above does not show.)...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Apr 14, 2016

How to pay a parking ticket

There’s one compelling reason to continue using cheques: the chance to write letters like this. In case the above image no longer shows, my original Tumblr post is here.
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Apr 2, 2016

An English Paradise in Taranaki

This is a rare sight in New Zealand: a beautiful English-style mansion surrounded by perfect gardens – complete with gardeners’ cottage – on a hill overlooking a river. It really is wonderfully twee. It’s called Tupare and it’s located just...
by POMS AWAY! on Feb 15, 2016

The Goblin Forest

Before I went to Hogwarts, I spent my childhood exploring Enid Blyton’s Enchanted Wood. A few weeks ago, on the slopes of Taranaki, I felt like I’d returned. Taranaki is a dormant volcano on the west coast of New Zealand’s North Island. When th...
by POMS AWAY! on Feb 1, 2016

New Plymouth’s Festival of Lights

This isn’t fairyland. This is Pukekura Park in New Plymouth. Every summer, from mid-December to late-January, it’s festooned with thousands of magical lights. It’s called the Festival of Lights, and people travel from all over New Zealand to se...
by POMS AWAY! on Jan 18, 2016

The Festival, the Campervan and the Cyclone That Wasn’t

All last week, New Zealand lived in dread of Lusi. The massive tropical cyclone had already killed people in Vanuatu and would hit us at the weekend. The very weekend my family was to attend WOMAD, the World of Music and Dance, a three-day open air f...
by POMS AWAY! on Mar 18, 2014

Narrow Focus - Lines and Shadows

Fence and Rock ShadowsFence ShadowsMy Google+ profile https://plus.google.com/u/0/104819731733524270102/...
by Imagineerz! on Feb 23, 2014

Narrow Focus - abstract

Puke ArikiKing StreetMy Google+ profile https://plus.google.com/u/0/104819731733524270102/...
by Imagineerz! on Feb 23, 2014

Volkswagen Nationals: Taranaki 2013

alternative fuelsCombiMy Google+ profile https://plus.google.com/u/0/104819731733524270102/...
by Imagineerz! on May 23, 2013

Photoprint for Sale: Richmond Cottage (1853), New Plymouth, New Zealand

This is an original photoprint from my personal collectionSize of image is 30cm x 46cm (12" x 18").Price is $NZ 50.00 inc. urban p. and p. in NZ.Please contact me at donovan@ihug.co.nz or 09 4159 701.© DON DONOVAN. donovan@ihug.co.nz  www. don-...
by Don Donovan's World on Mar 30, 2013

Narrow Focus - Wind Wand Shadow

Narrow Focus - Wind Wand ShadowMy Google+ profile https://plus.google.com/u/0/104819731733524270102/...
by Imagineerz! on Feb 21, 2013

Prints For Sale: Richmond Cottage, New Plymouth (1853)

This print is identical to my original drawing done for Historic Places Magazine.Size of image is approx. 20 cm x 31 cm Price is $NZ 51.00 inc. urban p. and p. in NZ.Please contact me at donovan@ihug.co.nz or 09 4159 701© DON DONOVAN. donovan@ihug.c...
by Don Donovan's World on Feb 4, 2013

taza #1067

Royal Stafford Teacup Pukekura Park and Mount Egmont, New Plymouth, New Zealand...
by Tea&co. on Nov 22, 2012

Narrow Focus - Stairs

New StairsOld StairsMy Google+ profile https://plus.google.com/u/0/104819731733524270102/...
by Imagineerz! on Sep 14, 2012

Narrow Focus - Honeyfield Fountain

the Honeyfield Fountain, on the New Plymouth Foreshore walkway.Honeyfield FountainHoneyfield Fountain My Google+ profile https://plus.google.com/u/0/104819731733524270102/...
by Imagineerz! on Sep 1, 2012

Narrow Focus - Pubs

Further to the previous post, The Royal, here are a couple of shots of famous (in New Plymouth)drinking establishments. The MillWhite Hart HotelMy Google+ profile https://plus.google.com/u/0/104819731733524270102/...
by Imagineerz! on Aug 29, 2012

Narrow Focus - The Royal

The Royal HotelNew PlymouthNow better known as Icons Sports bar, and the Good Homethe royal crownRoyal HotelMy Google+ profile https://plus.google.com/u/0/104819731733524270102/...
by Imagineerz! on Aug 23, 2012

Narrow Focus - Red Letters

I have started a mini project, which is to photograph abstract or images focusing on details, primarily of local scenes, buildings and so on. I will share them here, and will soon publish them to their own website, once I have built up...
by Imagineerz! on Aug 15, 2012

News about People Search issue #1

Website helps people find unclaimed cash – KARE – kare11.com 08/14/2012 Website helps people find unclaimed cashKAREGOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. – There's a new website that helps Minnesotans and people around the country find out if th...

Flower Macros, handheld in windy conditions

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by Imagineerz! on Mar 7, 2012


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