Monthly Archives: January 2016

Fence mounted rain collection structure for our garden

Three 200 liter barrels waiting for rain.

Our house is on tank water and even though we get over three meters of rain each year there are times when we have no rain for weeks at a time. Our soil is full of stones, big and small, … Continue reading

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Flag as weathervane

Our flag in the morning

A flag makes a good weathervane, in fact it is better. Our weathervane is a traditional cast aluminium black rooster. He looks smart but needs to be studied to figure out the wind direction. Most mornings in the summer after … Continue reading

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Taramakau Bridge Clip-on for walkers and cyclists

The new bridge clip-on.

The Taramakau River bridge is the only one way (at a time) bridge where cars, motorcycles and cyclists share with trains. There are only two trains a day but the railroad tracks are there full time to make riding or … Continue reading

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