Sunday, August 20, 2006

Lyttleton Port

Lyttleton is the main seaport for Christchurch. in the mid-ground there are some of the older non-container wharves for which we don't have any suitable models. The container port is in the foreground, the oil facility is on the far side of the harbour and SugarLoaf TV transmitter is in the background.

SugarLoaf

SugarLoaf TV transmitter(bottom left) with Christchurch city in the background. SugarLoaf is the main TV transmitter for Christchurch. I've had to move the building to the east as the FG scenery terrain is too steep on the north for the building to look believable.

Tuesday, June 27, 2006

Chrishchurch Airport NZCH

Christchurch airport in the main national and international airport in the South Island. It has 747, 767, 737 and various turbo-prop commuter aircraft operating.

Wellington Airport NZWN


Wellington Airport is too small for 747's but has very busy 737 & 767 national and international traffic, as well as smaller turbo-prop commuter traffic.

Mt Victoria and Point Jerningham

Hills frame the northern approach to NZWN. Mt Victoria to the left has a secondary radio mast and in the middle distance the Point Jerningham light house can be seen. In the background, the hutt valley stretches to the north.

South CBD, Brooklyn and Primary Radar

The south central business district with the Brooklyn wind turbine and Wellington CAA primary air traffic control radar in the background.

Western Hills

The power pylons that strectch from Cook Strait to the Haywards sub-station. They connect the North Island and South Island power grids. In the bacground the Mount Kaukau TV mast can just be seen.

Seaview industrial area at the mouth of the Hutt River

The Seaview Industrial area and oil storage facility. The river to the left is the Hutt river and the Hutt Valley stretches away to the north. This area is at the northern head of Wellington Harbour. The airport is at the southern end.

Pencarrow Light Houses

These are the light houses at the entrance to Welligton Harbour. They do flash at night too!

Port of Wellington

A view of the Port of Wellington from the north. Includes; cement silos closest, the old wharf sheds behind them, the 3 container cranes with ships in the prt proper and the stadium to the right of the port. In the background is a fleet of yatches at the Royal Port Nicholson yatch club.