Tasman Glacier Lake - Aoraki Mt Cook National Park
First light on Mt Cook, certainly well worth the hike in the dark to see these amazing icebergs on the glacier lake.
Tasman Glacier Lake
Mt Cook sunrise at the icy lake.
Sunrise, shot from our balcony at The Hermitage, Mt Cook
Ice field Tasman Glacier
Taken after landing on the glacier
Tasman Valley braided river
Helicopter trip up to the Tasman Glacier
Tasman Lake and Mt Cook
Glacial icebergs on Tasman Lake. Shot on a helicopter trip to the upper Tasman glacier. We hiked into this lake for sunrise, well worth the effort in the dark.
Underneath the grey glacial debris is roughy a 100 metres of ice which is the Tasman Glacier
Icefall Tasman Glacier, Aoraki Mount Cook National Park.
Glacier hochstetter icefall shot from the helicopter.
Tasman Glacier, Aoraki Mt Cook National Park.
Spending some time on the glacier with mighty Mt Cook standing proud in the background.
Tasman Glacier and Lake
From above you can really get a sense of scale of the longest glacier in New Zealand. The Tasman glacier is slowly retreating, the glacier lake filters its waters into the Tasman river and winds down the valley into the beautiful turquoise Lake Pukaki.
Looking down the Tasman Valley to Lake Pukaki
The Tasman glacier is slowly retreating, the glacier lake filters its waters into the Tasman river and winds down the valley eventually reaching the beautiful turquoise Lake Pukaki.
Tasman Glacier, Aoraki Mt Cook National Park
Almost pristine Tasman Glacier, just a few tracks where heli snow boarders have passed through.
Taking off from the Glacier with a view of Mt Cook at the end of the video.
Passing the ice falls on the Glacier. Shot on iPhone.
Juvenile Black Stilt
A portrait of the rarest wading bird in the world.
The rarest wading bird in the world, Mackenzie Basin Canterbury
Juvenile Black Stilts
These 2 having a bit of a stand off, stretching their necks as long as possible to appear taller. Mackenzie Basin
Juvenile Black Stilt - Mackenzie Basin
The Black Stilt is the world's rarest wading bird and critically endangered in New Zealand
The rarest wading bird in the world.
Mackenzie Basin, Canterbury
Some of the juveniles that have been released into the wild from the captive breeding program this season, Mackenzie Basin
Spotting fish at Ashley Estuary
Feeding on a small fish, Ashley Estuary
Male at its breeding ground in Canterbury's high country .
Banded Dotterel - male
Redpoll - female
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