The moon was very close on the 6th of May in NZ. 'Perigee' is the name given when the moon is closest to the earth for the month. If it coincides with a full moon, it is called by some a ‘supermoon’. Unfortunately, it wasn't a clear sky where they were taken, but that still gives them a different feel. Here are some photos of it:
Feel free to howl....aaahhhoooo.