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Written by Kathryn McIntyre, KMcIntyre   
Monday, 13 July 2009

Last night it blew and blew--gusts up to 130 kilometers, we think (my wind gauge isn't working). It's still blowing today but not as hard. Sadly, the gusts blew over our beautiful pururi tree which was planted in memory of our Godson's father, Steve. We are hoping that we can prune it back and stake it back up for new life to come. We can't do anything until the wind stops blowing so as not to damage its roots anymore than they have been damaged. We also lost some branches off other trees and shingles off the roof. There is plenty of work to do tomorrow! In the meantime, we are watching the huge swells crash on the rocks.

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