Marc in first with 4 very accurate answers out of 5.
Ele you see our country from a different view but you know it well.
pdm have searchd extensively for pics of people such as Coleman who was a shooting star of his time re Muraroa Atoll, often without success.
Bazza got the Buller Swing Bridge,
And Simon Arnold five Typo accepted. Bit puzzled as to the connection of Sir William and a girls Swim pool in your previous life.
Awarding B R s to Marc.
1 Sir William Pickering whose work with the California Jet Propulsion Laboratory is topical with an anniversary of the Mariner project to Mars and the passing of Neil "one step" Armstrong.
2 From Bluff Hill Napier to Cape Kidnappers, Take the Trycycle Mouline Tractor drawn trailers along the Beach to view the Gannets if they still run.
3 Goose Bay on the Kaikoura Coastal Hwy between Oaro and the Kahautara Bridge. Has a 70Kms restriction on it these days as many distractions including seeing Whales Spout at times. Surprising how little of our coast has such proximity to a highway.
4 Birdlings Flat beach.Largely formed by the northward drift of shingle from the Rakaia Mouth, 200 years ago Lake Forsyth, Te Wairewa, was open to the sea with schooners able to access Kinloch. Very good pickings for rock hounds with a good range of agates. The settlement is adjacent to the Little River Rail Trail.
5 Swing Bridge over the Buller River.