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  Key Summit and the Darren Mountains in dawn light with a colourful sky, taken from Key Summit (918m), the prominent peak is Mount Christina (2474), Key Summit, Fiordland National Park.  
Small alpine tarn above the Arawhata River. Taken from the The Pommel, looking South along the Waipara Range. Arawhata River, Westland.
Bealey River waterfall in winter after recent snow fall, Authur's Pass National Park, North Canterbury.
Haast River slightly coloured from recent rain, taken under the Gates of Haast Bridge. Haast Pass, Westland.
Kowhai River just before sunrise (dawn), looking across to South Bay and the Kaikoura Peninsula, Kaikoura, Canterbury.
Moody sky over stoney beach, Seaward Kaikoura Mountains just visible in the background, Kaikoura, Canterbury.
  Early morning light on the Earl Mountains, from the left, Mt Ngatmamoe (2174m), Mt Flattop (2282m) and Mt Pyramid (2295m), taken from Key Summit (918m); Fiordland National Park.  
Looking across Lake Elmer at the Domett Range and the head of the Ugly River Valley. Wilderness Area. Lake Elmer, Kahurangi National Park.
Looking across Lake Elmer at the Domett Range and the head of the Ugly River Valley. Wilderness Area. Lake Elmer, Kahurangi National Park.
  Morning mist and reflections on Lake Matheson with Aoraki / Mount Cook (right; 3754m) and Mount Tasman (left; 3498m). Fox Glacier, Westland National Park.  
  Late evening light on the Souttern Alps being perfectly relected in the calm waters of Lake Matheson.  New Zealand's highest mountain, Mount Cook or Aoraki (3754m)  is on the right, and Mount Tasman (3498m) to the left. Lake Matheson is a glacier lake which was formed ca. 14,000 years ago.  The lake is surrounded by native kahikatea (white pine) and rimu (red pine) trees, as well as flax and a variety of New Zealand fern species. Fox Glacier, Westland National Park.  
  Late evening light on the Souttern Alps being perfectly relected in the calm waters of Lake Matheson.  New Zealand's highest mountain, Mount Cook or Aoraki (3754m)  is on the right, and Mount Tasman (3498m) to the left. Lake Matheson is a glacier lake which was formed ca. 14,000 years ago.  The lake is surrounded by native kahikatea (white pine) and rimu (red pine) trees, as well as flax and a variety of New Zealand fern species. Fox Glacier, Westland National Park.  
  Looking across Lake Orbel and up Takahe Valley to the Murchison Mountains. Takahe Valley is where Dr Orbell rediscovered the takahe on the 20th of November 1948 and hence how it got its name, the nearby Lake was name after him.  It and the surrounding valleys of the Murchison Mountains are protected and have restricited access because of there importance in the conservation and survival of the takahe. Lake Orbell, Fiordland National, Park.  
Broken Hill and clouds being reflected in the calm waters of Lake Pearson (southern end), Flock Hill Station, Canterbury.
  Lenticualr clouds over Lake Pukaki and the Southern Alps.  Lenticular clouds are stationary lens-shaped clouds that form at high altitudes, normally aligned perpendicular to the wind direction. Their formation often occurs where stable moist air flows over a mountain or range of mountains. Aoraki/Mount Cook National Park.  
  Lake Rotoiti and jetty in moody evening light, rain clouds sweeping over the surrounding moutains.  Looking south, towards the Travers River Valley, Nelson Lakes National Park.  
  Light playing on the Lindis Pass tussocks covered hills and valleys. Lindis Pass is part of the Lindis Conservation Area, Hawea and Ahuriri Conservation Parks. This region is possibly New Zealand's best known tuccock grassland landscape. Lindis Pass, Central Otago.  
  Livingstone Mountains and beech forest reflected in small tarn near Mavoura Lakes. A location used in the filming of the Lord of the Rings. Mavora Lakes, Southland.  
Cascade on the Tatuku River, below McLean Falls, Catlins, South Otago.
The Clinton River on the Milford Track - described by many as the 'finest walk in the world', Fiordland National Park, Southland.
Lower section of MacKay Falls on the Milford Track - described by many as the 'finest walk in the world', Arthur V