Westhaven Inlet Part 3

Westhaven Inlet Part 3

Westhaven Inlet is a remote part of New Zealand, with a wild, wind-swept coastline but tranquil scenes in the Inlet itself.  Here are some examples of what you will find there in the inlet, followed by some images from the ocean coast:

Maungarakau wharf

One small manuka (or kanuka?) survives in an improbable spot:

The rock strata make some interesting patterns

Over on the ocean shore, the effects of wave action create some odd creatures:

Vegetation was also affected by the elements, check out the lean on these:

Other plants had adopted a more aerodynamic approach

While just round the corner you find these wonderful, empty beaches:

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