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Russell beach is not a particularly long beach,( about half a mile. ) This southern end is usually a bit quieter. The full length of the beach has these beautiful Pohutukawa trees.
The small sailing boats are for hire.
Panasonic LUMIX GH2 at 41mm, 14 × 140 lens, 1/80, f/8, iso160, manual.
From a single RAW image.