These two boys were having a great time chasing waves. Click on the Brightchic Photography original post link below, to see more photos.
Attention Dog Walkers, if you exercise your dog in the Ashhurst Domain, Ashhurst, please be mindful of the river damage. Some of the walking tracks no longer exist, in the lower domain.
Ashhurst Domain car park & river access. 8th apr 2017
I have to say from the get go, I am not a Ashhurst resident, having said that I spend a great deal of time there – you could say “its” my second home.
Unfortunately, since September 2015 nature has had a hand in changing the landscape and not for the better. Recent flooding over the past couple of years has seen the Manawatu River, decimate the river banks and take out big chunks of land, including some of the walking tracks.
Just recently the river claimed more land including part of the car park as well as access to the river.
The question now is, how much more land is going to be lost and what is going to be done to prevent it.
The PNCC and Horizons were made aware of the problem as soon as it happened, back in September 2015…
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This is a great article, very insightful and gives cause, for everyone to stop and think.
Just a few days ago on May 28th a little boy somehow found his way into the Gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo. Social media is awash in this story right now, so we all know that a gorilla, Harambe, was shot and killed by the zoo’s dangerous animal response team shortly after the boy entered the gorilla habitat. The boy was removed from the enclosure and is relatively unharmed.
Strong opinions and even stronger feelings are running rampant; and I am not here to argue for or against the decision to end Harambe’s life. The welfare of the little boy was defended only once his life was in peril; while the welfare of the gorilla was considered heavily up until that same point. What would happen if everyone’s safety had been better considered, from moment one? Would Harambe still be alive, and would a four year old boy’s family be happily non-traumatized…
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