Rain has arrived at Howick Golf Club. The greens (small G) will be loving it. (Pic: Peter Aranyi)

This rain is a blessed relief. The small earthquake centred on Motutapu Island apparently (er, just out the window) was not. Still, small potatoes compared to Christchurch.

I can’t remember the last earthquake in Auckland.

– P

PS Here’s how the course looks ‘normally‘.