Tramping in Karekare


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While visiting friends and family in Auckland over the ANZAC day weekend, I went tramping at Karekare with some friends whom I used to work with. It was a beautiful walk, on a beautiful day, through the beautiful wild west coast of Auckland.

We started from Watchman Road and walked up Ahu Ahu Track before returning via Comans Track and cutting through to Karekare Beach. 

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Launch of Electric Trains in Auckland


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Last weekend I was in Auckland for the weekend. During this time I went to the launch of Auckland’s new electric trains – something of a major milestone in Auckland transport history.

Below are a set of photos from the day, they aren’t very good quality as I had my camera running in auto mode.

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PhD Examination

On Thursday I was officially notified that I had passed my thesis examination and been awarded a Doctor of Philosophy – PhD in Computer Science.

I still have to make very minor changes to the printed final copy, but the examination version was 165 pages, 43,451 words and took 3 years, 9 months, 13 days to complete.

Now the question is what do I want to do next in my life?