166 - 5th July 2006 - Omapere, Waipoua Forest

This duck and her chicks greeted pip when she opened the van door to go to have a shower

Omapere bay

which is part of Hoianga Harbour

Tane Mahuta

Chris with the big Kauri tree behind him

the walk to the tree was through the forest

the top of the tree from across the road

the drive through the forest was quite picturesque

The river at Dargaville


trying to air the towels and clearing up in the van