Welcome to Aotearoa ('land of the long white cloud' in modern Māori usage). It is a land of variety; from tropical forest to ice cap, from deep water sperm whales to basking fur seals. Bubbling mud pools, offshore volcanoes, and amazing scenery astound the visitor. Beautiful natural light ensured stunning photographs, so join David for the two months he spent trekking in, and exploring, New Zealand - a land of wonder that David expertly explains and very nearly didn't come back from; such was the hold it exerted on him.
And in a country that is proud of its low crime rate, David nevertheless manages to find himself trapped in a mini with a car thief and surrounded by four police cars...
New Zealand photo gallery
Below is a selection of images from the talk. Click on a picture to enlarge it and see its caption. Then click anywhere on the image to close it.
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