New Zealand is a special country full of vast, untouched beauty and pristine landscapes. Although I love the South Island any time of year, winter holds a special place in my heart.
As the mountains are clothed in snow and the glacial lakes begin to freeze, the land takes on a whole new form. Unforgiving and pure in beauty, winter in New Zealand is like heaven on Earth.
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By The Lake
It’s hard to do justice to the size of the mountains that surround you.
A fresh coat of snow covers the vast landscape surrounding Mt Cook, NZ’s tallest mountain.
Nick absorbs the last light of day overlooking Queenstown.
You and I
My friend Geoff is a kiwi and isn’t phased at all by the chilly temperatures. Here he stands barefoot before Mt Cook on the frozen Hooker lake.
Cloud often hovers around the mountains, creating a surreal atmosphere at dawn and dusk.
A fleeting moment of light in Milford Sound.
This is why they call it the land of the long white cloud.
At over 12,000 feet, Aoraki (MT Cook) it’s a powerful experience being in the presence of this beautiful mountain.
A darkness falls
Shades of light filter across the southern alps.
An unnamed peake high up in the southern alps.
A kiss goodnight
The Remarkables absorb the last moments of light before darkness sets in.