Kowhai is both the Maori word for yellow and the name of this tree.
Kowhai nectar is a favourite of the tui and the imgae of a tui in a kowhai is an iconic harbinger of spring in New Zealand.
This was just one of several I spotted on a walk last weekend
See other responses to the color theme of fuschia at Jennifer’s blog
Visit Cee’s blog to see other Odd Balls
M is for the Massey Memorial
Visit Frizz’s blog to see what other bloggers have made of the letter M
From an Air New Zealand A320
Other planes are at Sunday Stills
Nearly 50 km into the Otago Rail Trail the prospect of a cold beer at the Waipiata Hotel is very inviting. The first time we did the rail trail the Hyde Hotel had not yet opened and Waipiata was the first real stop when doing the trail from the Middlemarch end.