OUT AND ABOUT in Cable Bay Nelson

A taste of life here in Cable Bay

It’s spring- or is it summer??

Bird life is now particularly abundant if a trifle noisy at dawn. Our old favourites are very much in evidence: Kereru (native wood pigeon), Tui, Shag, Heron, King Fisher, Swallow, Royal Spoon Bills, etc, etc. Some of these come for a drink and a bird bath on (y)our balcony. We’ll shortly be posting pictures of

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Flowers all year round

Here’s a single camellia flower Late winter, possibly early spring – yet there are always flowers in New Zealand to delight the heart. Here’s a stunning single camellia flower- about the width of your palm– photographed here just today. Imagine what the whole tree looks like!

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New Zealand wildlife abounds

Here’s a beautiful kereru, or native wood pigeon Quietly perching on the railing at Cable Bay Nest, luxury B&B, Nelson. Isn’t he stunningly regal and beautiful? Make sure you have your camera handy when you come and stay here!New Zealand has many unique native fish, insects, birds, lizards and frogs. Our only native mammals are bats

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