“I must down to the seas again, to the lonely sea and the sky” (John Masefield). New Zealanders, feeling as lonely as lemmings, flock to the coast once again at the first hint of a tsunami warning. Mt Maunganui residents, captured by Christine Cornege, set up picnics on the sand.
Wellingtonians, Craig Simcox observes, frolic in the all together. It is only the second fine day since November, after all, and time is running out. Do these people have the vote? Or just long for a “quiet sleep and a sweet dream when the long trick’s over …”