In 1993 when I arrived in Katikati the main street would be empty by 4 pm.
Now, going in to town means crossing your fingers and hoping for that elusive parking space.
When I arrived here I was full of HOPE. Some of those hopes have been realised, some not.
I remain hopeful.
That many good things still await me.
Katikati has given me that – HOPE…
The bird in the sign is a native to New Zealand: a Pukeko.
These girls are a Katikati legend in the making. Bridget Martin and Kelsi Morris-Bullot are the Tangible Titans and the following clip is a tribute they wrote to Katikati called The Land of Dreams. Bridget played soccer with my son through college.
For more representations on the Weekly Photo Challenge: HOPE visit The Daily Post.
And here are a few to start with…
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