The first of my pictures is of an undefined and unrecognisable little fly which could be a Black Fly which is found throughout New Zealand (of which Sand Flies are one sort which appear in the greatest numbers in Fiordland and Westland, South Island, where, on a humid, sunny day up to 70 can be squashed with one clap of the hands). I think that these are the little buggers that inflict considerable unpleasantness upon my person.
We also have mosquitoes or mozzies of which I think this may be one ( although I cannot be sure) of the 16 types found in NewZealand of which, apparently, few normally bite people. I'm not convinced about this one either. It looks to have considerably evil intentions to my mind.
And yesterday I discovered a Crane Fly (Giant) (Austrotipula hudsoni) on the ranch slider: