Out at the coast over the weekend, the surf was still refreshing, but not too cold. There we were, not knowing if this would be the last swim or not, making the most of the golden weather.

Cabbage tree turning flowers to berries
koromiko flower
karo seed capsules, bursting open to reveal sticky black seeds

Meanwhile, nature is busy making seeds, berries and pushing out the last flowers of the season.
I too am gathering up goodness, ready for the shift into a darker, cooler time.