Taken looking across the Turiroa Cutting, the Wairoa River flowing from the north.
The Wairoa River taken from above Cafe 287 looking across towards the east.
The Wairoa Bridge and township looking south taken from above North Clyde.
Looking south over AFFCO and Wairoa east.
Looking across Wairoa taken from the south.
Looking south across Kititu and out to Mahia.
Wairoa under low cloud taken from the Wairoa River Mouth looking East.
The Wairoa River Mouth looking south west.
The Wairoa River Mouth looking across Whakamahi Beach and west towards Mohaka.
The Wairoa River Mouth.
The Wairoa River Mouth know as The Bar, looking east.
The Wairoa River Mouth meets the Pacific Ocean.
The Wairoa River and township under evening fog. Looking north west.
Wairoa township looking north under heavy fog.
Wairoa is the gateway to the coastal playground of Mahia Peninsula. The beauty of Mahia speaks for itself in the photos below.
The top end of Blacks Beach named after the Black Family who have owned land adjacent for 150 years.
Looking across at Mahia from the road, heading out of Opoutama.
No words can capture this shot the way the camera has. 'Picture Perfect' in every sense.
East Coast Road on the Northen side. The population varies through the seasons at Mahia. The permanent residents battle the cold and wind of Winter while many reside in town and only move out to live at Mahia for the Summer months, commuting backwards and forwards to work in town.
Wairoa is also the gateway to the wilderness areas of Te Urewera National Park and the magnificent Lake Waikaremoana, one of New Zealand's 10 Great Walks.
Home Bay, Lake Waikaremoana.
1. Bobby W Lewis.
2. Alan Pickering.
3. Jennifer L Caughey.