Turns out that in New Zealand, one is never far from the "Great Outdoors". Even in a large city like Auckland, the rural areas are not far away.
The wallpaper version is available at the preceding link.
Today's Gratitude Item: A better than expected "one off" dance session which aimed to teach a group of dancers the basics for a wedding that is happening on Sunday (the bride in question was one of the dancers). This session was a great - mostly because everyone was clearly having fun and enjoying the whole "pre-wedding" experience.