which comes complete with friendly locals.
Speaking of friendly locals, as I wandered down to the sea I met this pair:
and this chap:
(who looks like he really needs someone to knit him a little something to keep him warm. Luckily I didn't bring any stash or needles with me...)
The rest of the 45 photos I took today can be found here, including this one:
which proves that New Zealand bush is best viewed in the rain.
(*I'm still not sure if this is defined as still being within Te Papa and therefore covered by the photography policy but I decided not)