Can’t find your wax?

Being married to a surfer I constantly find little bits of sandy wax littering the house. Now my hubby has somewhere to put them and can stop asking me “Where’s my wax?”

Let me know if I can make a bowl for you! luluslists@gmail.com

Found our final destination

My husband and I get a little irritable every 6 months or so. Our marriage may be set in stone but the place we call home has been a little rocky.

Our first rental was a basement flat of the owners home in Auckland. Being ocean lovers, it didn’t take us long to find a quaint little  one bedroom bach at Muriwai Beach, just north of Auckland. We loved that tiny abode, but unfortunately our family had begun, and a cot in the lounge was only going to work for a couple of months. So began the 6 to 12 month bunny hopping of properties including homes in Auckland, Gisborne, Tairua, Hamilton, Raglan and Whanganui.

Our most recent of irritations has landed us with what we consider our perfect location. Our journey hopefully ends, in the quiet little community of Waiinu.

Waiinu – ‘Wai’ being water and ‘inu’ means to drink

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Muse

World famous for its surf breaks, Raglan is a key destination for New Zealand tourists. But regardless of whether its pumping or not, Ngarunui Beach offers paradise to it’s punters. There’s definitely something very special to be found here, with Facebook page’s littered with requests for accommodation and work from overseas travellers, who have fallen in love with the place and never want to leave. The endless beach opportunities offer weather dependant entertainment. The harbour, tidal changes, estuaries and cliffs beacon to be explored. And being a firm west coast location we are graced each night by the most amazing and forever changing sunsets. Just you try to catch a green flash!

Can you see an ape in the rocks?

Wave inspired

Well even though they were just “small little off shorers”, they gave my husband a couple of hours of fun, and me a washing machine knock about, while trying to capture their dynamics. I had a change of fins from my ‘Out the Back’ experience and into the white wash.

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underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

underwater photographs nz new zealand waves

 

Hopefully next time there will be some tidy barrels ; )

I have a feeling tomorrow I’m gonna be sore, I’m not exactly swim fit!

Oh here’s a couple of the hubby

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