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The Story of the Hauraki Golf and free copy of Dolphins of Aotearoa

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Fuseworks Media

Purchase a copy of the stunning book The Story of the HAURAKI GULF and receive a copy of the equally wonderful Dolphins of Aotearoa - for free! That's two great presents for the price of one!

Simply go online to our bookshop and purchase a copy of The Story of the Hauraki Gulf. We'll automatically send you a copy of Dolphins of Aotearoa.

This offer is available for a limited time. Don't miss out and make sure you receive the books in plenty of time for Christmas.

The first two editions of this book sold out and the third edition is selling well. This book is highly relevant and still very topical.

It is a beautiful coffee table book containing over 300 historical and contemporary photographs, drawings, charts and maps. Included are also numerous stories from people who have had a lifetime association with the Gulf including commercial fishermen, iwi leaders, recreational fishermen, divers, surfers, bach owners, farmers, conservationists and scientists. These stories are brought together to tell a rich, multi-faceted account of how the Hauraki Gulf has shaped our lives and how we have, in turn, shaped the Gulf. The book will be something to treasure over time and will also make a fantastic gift.

Dolphins of Aotearoa explores the ongoing relationship between humans and dolphins in New Zealand. Over this nation’s rich history, numerous people, both Māori and Pakeha, have sought out dolphins and significant numbers of dolphins have sought out people.

For many, encountering dolphins has been a profound and life changing experience. This book tells the stories of many of these remarkable encounters, featuring all of the famous dolphins, such as Pelorus Jack from the early years of the 20th century, Opo in the 1950s, Maui and more recently Moko. In addition it chronicles the ultimately doomed attempts to keep dolphins in captivity in facilities such as Marineland in Napier.

Extensively researched and lavishly illustrated with historic and contemporary photographs, and incorporating a guide to all of the dolphins of New Zealand, this is an important and much needed addition to the literature about New Zealand’s marine world.

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