#SNAP SYDNEY 16 NOV 2016

Mike's top spot to wow vis­i­tors

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A PHO­TO­GRAPH shot from the Prime Min­is­ter’s kayak on his phone sums up Mal­colm Turn­bull’s love for Sydney — and he wants to share it with ev­ery­one.

Lead­ing the charge of politi­cians sup­port­ing #SnapSydney on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 16 this year, Mr Turn­bull said show­ing off our gor­geous city is one of the joys of host­ing na­tional and in­ter­na­tional vis­i­tors.

“I take them on the har­bour ... I take them on the walk from Bondi to Bronte or on the Her­mitage walk out to Nielsen Park, it’s beau­ti­ful,” Mr Turn­bull said.

“I’ve got two favourite pas­times — pad­dling my kayak, of­ten with Lucy, and walk­ing with Lucy. I love pad­dling with her and walk­ing around our beau­ti­ful city.”

He re­cently in­vited New Zealand PM John Key to join him on the wa­ter.

State Pre­mier Mike Baird, an en­thu­si­as­tic surfer, is also an ar­dent sup­porter of #SnapSydney, a com­mu­nity event de­signed to bring Syd­neysiders to­gether.

The waves, sun­shine and food made Sydney great, Mr Baird said.

He also re­vealed his most spe­cial Sydney spot, which he shared with the mayor of Beth­le­hem when she vis­ited Manly.

“She took me to the birth­place of Christ when I vis­ited Beth­le­hem. I thought, ‘heav­ens how can I com­pete with that?’,” Mr Baird said.

“I took her for a walk along Manly Beach, and right up on North Head there’s a look­out which I think is one of the most spec­tac­u­lar views in the world.

“She took my breath away where she took me in Beth­le­hem; I took her breath away up there at North Head.”

You can show the world your favourite slice of Sydney by tak­ing part in NewsLo­cal’s #Snap Sydney on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 16.

Post your pho­to­graphs to In­sta­gram @snapsydney, Twit­ter #SnapSydney or on Face­book, (mak­ing your pic­tures public and tag­ging your lo­cal NewsLo­cal pa­per) to con­trib­ute to a liv­ing celebration of our city.

Prime Min­is­ter Mal­colm Turn­bull at Sydney's Bondi Beach, and (in­set) a snap from his kayak.

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