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Large beautiful spider. Over 3 inches long with large body. I have included my thumb in the 4th photo to give an idea of scale. I think it is a nursery web or wolf spider Dolomedes minor or Dolomedes aquaticus but if anyone could tell me which one or another species I would be grateful.
Found on the banks of a small stream in native forest at Waihirere Domain waterfall. The small shrub it was on was right on the stream bank above the water. No nursery web present.