This beautiful picture was on our local news site tonight. Southern lights (Aurora Australis) were captured in the Wairarapa on Monday night by photographer Grant Sheehan. Rarely seen this far north, solar storms whipped up the perfect view. Too cold for me and the mumster to be out and about though, we prefer to be tucked up at home when the temperatures dip to freezing.
Oh and to our Canadian friends, we hear you are having too much fun on the barbeques this summer and lots of your forests have lit up on fire. Don't worry, the NZ crews are on the way to help your teams out. It may be only 16 fire fighters, so I don't think all of your teams can take the weekend off, but we hope some help is useful.