Stock photo of a striped Beach Umbrella. A definite necessity at any New Zealand beach, the Beach Umbrella would have to be among the essentials for any New Zealand home. With New Zealand's harsh sunlight caused by either depletion of the ozone or seasonal changes to the thickness of the ozone layer, the trusty beach umbrella provides the necessary shade and protection from harmful UV Rays of the sun. Piha Beach in New Zealand, is very popular for its surf, beautiful sandy beach, and rugged location. During the summer on any given day, you will see the common sight of many a beach umbrella dotted endlessly long the beach speared deep into the sand at different angles to provide maximum shade.
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