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Glendene, West Auckland

About Glendene:

Glendene is in the outskirts of West Auckland , New Zealand. It is governed by the local government of the Auckland Council.

Glendene, including the geographical areas of Glendene North and Glendene South, had a population of 7,563 throughout the 2018 New Zealand census, an increase of 642 (9.3 per cent) since the 2013 census, and an increase of 942 (14.2 per cent) since the 2006 census. There were 2,226 homes in the region. There were 3,819 males and 3,747 females, with a gender ratio of 1,02 males per female, 1,626 (21.5 per cent) aged 15 years, 1,686 (22.3 per cent) aged 15 to 29, 3,468 (45.9 per cent) aged 30 to 64, and 789 (10.4 per cent) aged 65 or older.

Glendene is named after a farm in the area owned by Percy Jones, which had been later subdivided into housing. Most of the growth as a suburban neighbourhood took place in the 1960s and 1970s.

In April 2014, Glendene became a member of the new Kelston electorate.

The Glendene Community Hub was opened in March 2015 in response to Council studies that revealed a need for community growth in the area.

Glendene Playcentre (birth-6 years old).

The nearest primary school (years 1-6) is the Glendene School (opened in 1965) and is co-educational. As of March 2020, the roll was 161.

Nearby secondary schools are Henderson High School, Kelston Boys High School, Kelston Girls College, Liston College and St Dominic College.
Glendene is primarily a suburban neighbourhood with a north-eastern section dedicated to the light industry. Affordability and proximity to Henderson, New Lynn and the highway are major attractions for Glendene. With convenient access to the motorway, the Auckland CBD and the North Shore, and plenty of public transport options in the area, many people prefer to live in Glendene and work in the vicinity.

The number of schools, preschools, local reserves and shopping malls in the area makes it an attractive location for many different lifestyles, and the demand for rent is high.

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Often end up with grainy shots like this and I hesitate to post it but Milkyway chasing is about so much more than just the final picture. The thrill of chasing the composition, enjoying staring at the bright stars, running in and out of rain clouds which ALWAYS storm in when you have something lined up, trying to figure out how best to process it later on to portray what you saw and how it felt.. and most memorably the week long recovery after a long night out πŸ˜‚. This was the last shot of the 'night', taken at 4.42am. This time of year the sky is nice and dark with the galactic core above horizon for extended periods of time but if you want to see it arching over the West Coast then be prepared for some odd hours! πŸ’€
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πŸ„ 🌊 Tried my hand at some surf photography, this is one genre that is a lot harder than it looks but quite a lot of fun running around trying to find compositions. Used a vintage telephoto lense and I am blown away at how it compresses the background, the sky looks almost like a water painting. Thank you West Auckland beach sunsets for the CRAZY colours!
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🌊 πŸ‘‹ Waved goodbye to the weekend, filled with memories of what seems like several days of adventure. The west coast is very quickly becoming my happy place.
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My face when it’s 11:11 & I make a wish.. πŸ₯°πŸ’—βœ¨ || wearing piha_swimwear πŸ‘™(gifted) ...

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Beautiful sunrise at Cornwallis Wharf😍
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Beautiful Sunset at Karekare, New Zealand. Photo πŸ“Έ By mrlesterchan
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πŸ–οΈπŸ¦ Collecting sticks to build some kind of hut by Pihas Lion Rock. Spoiler alert, the tide came in moments later and swept those sticks away 🌊 Appreciate every moment while you have it, happy Friday!
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New horizons.. ✨ || πŸ“·: joshilliam ...

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πŸ¦† 🌧️ Ducking in and out of rain clouds, chasing some sort of composition. Weather doesn't always agree with an astrophotographer's wishes and by the time you set the tripod again, you lose the moment to get that panorama you had planned. Oh well, there's always another time, sometimes that happens to be months later but makes the chase all the more satisfying when you finally get it. This spot is called the Piha Gap and it is not a difficult hike to get here, I'll have to come back during sunset one of these days, I've never seen this place in daylight πŸ˜…
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The three brothers are reunited, celebrating under the 7 sisters (Matariki). Matariki is a time of Maori New Years, the word translates directly to β€˜eyes of god’ referring to the 7 star cluster Pleiades. Pictured behind us is a strikingly similar cluster known as Southern Pleiades and we were absolutely stoked to get gaps in the clouds to observe this as we celebrate our own little reunion post covid lockdowns. This is a very important event in Maori culture, I hope New Zealand will coin this a public holiday with respect.
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Weekend getaway in XGT4X πŸ˜€

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πŸŒ„πŸ•Ά Sun setting behind Kauwahaia Island is just another of so many hidden gems in our own backyard of Auckland. This is a charming little area located in O’Neill Bay accessed via Te Henga (Bethells Beach). Arrived early to scout locations to shoot the stars that night but as it happens, I had a great deal of fun trying to shoot sunset scenes. I normally avoid the sun in frame as was used to getting horrible flares with my old wide angle lense but happy days now playing around trying to get sun stars, learning to use ND/CPL filter and heart racing moment camera almost went for a swim when attempting the classic sunset long exposure closer to the beach 🀣🦈
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Last night was pretty dreamy β˜€οΈπŸ₯° ...

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No one is you, that is your power. πŸ’•βœ¨ ...

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2018. Muriwai beach. I took this shot without even realising this rock pool was shaped like a fish. It had to be pointed out to me 🀣
Canon 5DIII, 17-40mm f/4L. Lee big stopper. 240sec exposure if I recall correctly.

Still one of my favourite shots.
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Happy Earth Day 2020! πŸ’— β€˜We seize all the tools and actions that we have, big and small, to change our lives and change our world, not for one day, but forever. πŸ™πŸ½ While the coronavirus may force us to keep our distance, it will not force us to keep our voices down. The only thing that will change the world is a bold and unified demand for a new way forward.

We may be apart, but through the power of digital media, we’re also more connected than ever.
While Earth Day may be going digital, our goal remains the same: to mobilize the world to take the most meaningful actions to make a difference.
No matter where you are, you can make a difference. And you’re not alone, because together, we can save the Earth.’ 🌏🌸🌱
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πŸ§‘β€πŸ€β€πŸ§‘ πŸ–οΈ Long walks on the beach. Piha showcasing that famous "sky on fire" sunset quite typical of West Auckland beaches.
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Due to the angle of the sun at this time and the volume/density of gas that the light passes through in the atmosphere, it really brings out that red in the longer end of the visible light spectrum. One of those moments that if you're not watching for it, can pass quite quickly in the later moments of golden hour, was constantly adjusting the ISO setting to keep as didn’t want to compromise the shutter speed and miss those waves. If you are curious to search more about it, the phenomenon is called "Rayleigh scattering".
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Piha! First time with a camera here. 10/10 would trade again. fujifilmxseriesnz X-T3 and 16mm f1.4, mefototripods Backpacker Tripod and breakthrough.photography 6 Stop X2 ND Filter.
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A perfect spot to watch the sun go down is at the Muriwai Lookout, above the gannet colony πŸ’œ #VisitAuckland .
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