Finally, after years of doing every other board-sport but avoiding this one, I took the opportunity to have a surfing lesson at Muriwai Surf School.
Running through the basics of this whole “surfing” thing.
Even though the weather wasn’t very nice, it didn’t make a difference for the surfing.
The Muriwai Gannet colony and viewing platform, looking south down the West Coast.
Gannets hanging out on an island.