Sometimes I wonder if I live in the same country as the weather man. Record snowfalls, coldest temperatures on record and power cuts for the last 2 weeks have featured in the news this week. But amazingly all the really bad waether has happened in places much further north. Take todays weather for example. A heavy frost overnight but as all locals know whenever there is a heavy frost in Dunedin the weather is always fine.
So is it really winter here? Yes but nothing as bad that experienced in Canterbury or the North Island so far.
By the way I'm not complaining about the weather. I just want to see some snow around here!
This photo was taken at about midday in late June. Camera: Konica Minolta 7D Settings: 1/250s, f8, ISO200, focal length 17mm
Thursday, June 22, 2006
Its June and winter has arrived in force thoroughout the country. Dunedin has been spared the worst so far but nevertheless it has been very cold here. I had hoped to see more snow but this is best I have been able to get so far. Canterbury is where the big snow fall is at the moment.
There is one consolation, even in winter our beaches still shine.