Below - Mt Ngauruhoe from Desert Rd
Many times we have driven across the
Desert Rd on our way to kite events and
said we must get a photo of a kite in
front of the mountains. Eventually the
perfect day arrived - clear sky, snow on
mountains and wind from the right
direction. Rosemary is flying Ra, a mock
These photos are of a single kite flown over a landscape that is amazing or of some other significance to the McCullys.
Kites on the Landscape
Left - Rotorua Lakefront Installation
In the spring of 2015 there was an
installation at the Rotorua Lakefront that
seemed to be just made for flying a
strategically placed poppy kite.
Due to the many trees upwind it was quite
a mission to get the kite exactly where we
Above - Ngauruhoe in front of Mt
This was taken prior to one of the annual
New Years Day kite days on the golf
course in front of the Chateau at the
base of Mt Ruapehu. This is the original
version of the Ngauruhoe delta - a few
years later we replaced the drogue with
an organza tail.
Right - Ra at The Gardens, Binalong,
In 2015, on our fourth trip to the
Binalong kite retreat we finally drove to
the end of the road that goes to The
Gardens. Again there were the wonderful
rock formations that just begged to be
photographed with a kite.