Harry Andrew of the Oamaru Steam & Rail Society arrives before 6 am to get the old train ready to take visitors from the historic precinct to the harbour and back. Its great fun and a chance to check out the Little Blue Penguin colony and then perhaps a great coffee or craft beer back at the precinct. Sundays, the farmers market is amazing.
Its quite hard to leave home each week when I have to leave my two best mates behind. This one's the obedient one.
I came upon this delightful family first thing at the Wellington Botanical Gardens. I get out for a walk at 6.30am then am at work by 8.15. The sound of native birdsong in the early mornings is uplifting.

Bit of a tourist pic - but couldn't resist it. Beautiful day in Wanaka. Lake Wanaka

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Hope everyone's enjoying the school holidays - it's busy at the Fairlie Bakehouse. Fairlie New Zealand

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