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Karekare, West Auckland

About Karekare:

Karekare is a small coastal settlement in the Auckland region of northern New Zealand, nestled between the Waitākere range and a large black sand surf beach.

It is situated 35 kilometres (22 mi) west of the city centre of Auckland, south of the larger beach of Piha. It is situated north of Whatipu, south of Piha and west of the Centennial Memorial Park and Water Catchment area, which covers most of the native Waitākere ranges.

Karekare is a popular summer destination for the Aucklanders, but receives fewer visitors than the nearby Piha, partially because the road is narrow and only recently sealed. There's a beach patrol in the summer.

The track to the base of Waitakere's waterfall — Karekare falls — is a short walk from the road. The track to the top of the falls is now closed to help avoid the spread of the incurable Kauri disease.

The settlement was immortalised in Crowded House's song on their 1993 album Together Alone, much of which was recorded in Karekare; the well-known Dub / Reggae band, Salmonella Dub, also used the name on their album Feel the Seasons Change-Live with the NZSO. The place would also be familiar to viewers of the film The Piano, which included beach scenes shot at Karekar and Piha.

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I already post this photo but seems everyone like this photo more than the others haha.

It's so interesting how we all have different perspective, that it's because we all have different background and point of view and I LOVE IT ❤

Thank you so much for your comments and for give me your feedback always it's very appreciated because make me grow so much !

Also I don't use to play with the vail to much and this is part of just the moment!!! The wind was strong, Phoebe dress was really flowy and they just was contemplating the ocean.

That Kare Kare rough landscape that they love so much because is their home.

I love the idea of getting married anywhere where is special for you ❤.

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Inhale: abundance 🌟
Exhale: doubt
Humbled by our mama 🌏🌞
thank you jessyraspiller (highly recommend participating in one of her Power Meditations accompanied by her teacher, James— life changing stuff) for always reminding me the importance of surrendering to nature for nature will surrender in return. Giving thanks to the trees, the bees, and everything in between 🌱
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New YT vid is up if you’re curious on what I’ve been getting up to here in NZ 🌻 surfing, meditation, waterfalls, and thrift finds— what more could a girl want? .
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I spy with my little eye, a happy, earthy lil pais 🌞🌱 breathing in the magnificence that surrounds me, dancing in rapture from mama earth’s beauty. All I know is the melody of my inhales and exhales 🌊
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What colour is a Tui? At a glance you'd likely say black, with white bells under its head... This shot I got today shows this beautiful bird in all its colourful glory. #Karekarenz #tui #forgeteverythingenjoytoday #photographybydarynmcbride ...

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Sadly this big old Kereru wasn't well, looked as though it had been attacked by something, as it had a large wound in its chest... #Karekarenz #photographybydarynmcbride #forgeteverythingenjoytoday ...

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I love these birds!!! The bird with a thousand voices... #Karekarenz #tui #forgeteverythingenjoytoday #photographybydarynmcbride ...

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Perfect day at Karekare Falls, New Zealand ...

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The aliens have landed... Paramedics from the Westpac rescue chopper. From memory the guys name was nick? I didn't take any photos till he requested. I don't have his contacts but if anybody knows him, I did say I'd email the photos to him. So tell him how to find me... #photographybydarynmcbride #karekarenz #forgeteverythingenjoytoday ...

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The sunsets over #karekarenz soft focus glow... Love this style of sunset photo!!! #photographybydarynmcbride #karekarenz #forgeteverythingenjoytoday ...

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Bird less feather, the colours of sunset... #karekarenz #forgeteverythingenjoytoday #phonesnaps ...

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