The Firth of Thames
is the firth of the Waihou and Piako rivers.
In the summer especially it is a place of many seabirds that migrate here for the Summer.
The Coromandel Peninsula on one side and across the water is Miranda where the amazing godwits fly in from the Arctic to avoid the cold north winter.
This early morning sky is typical just now.. cloud covered skies in the morning but by noon
the clouds have gone and we have a hot blue sky day.
Farmers are worried about a hot dry summer already.