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  • Published: 3 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780143774730
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $50.00
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Surf Dreams

New Zealand Surf Culture



A look at heartland surfing communities of New Zealand - the characters, the breaks, the dream lifestyles.

From Ahipara in the north to Riverton in the south - Derek Morrison has surfed and photographed the best spots up and down the country.

In this spectacularly illustrated book, he presents 15 major surfing communities and those who live there and who live to surf (Ahipara, Tutukaka, Piha, Whangamata, Mt Maunganui, Raglan, Taranaki, Gisborne, Lyall Bay, Kaikoura, Westport, Greymouth, Sumner, Dunedin, Riverton).

The characters, the competitions, the breaks, the communities, the dream lifestyles.

A foreword by legendary surfer and surfboard designer and maker Roger Hall looks at surfing culture and its importance to Kiwis.

  • Published: 3 November 2020
  • ISBN: 9780143774730
  • Imprint: Penguin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 240
  • RRP: $50.00
Categories:

About the author

Derek Morrison

Derek Morrison was born into a farming family near Putaruru in 1974. While studying veterinary science at Massey University he discovered his two passions: photography and surfing. He began supplying images for New Zealand Surfing magazine and eventually took over the editorship. After a stint working in Sydney, in 2008 he moved to Dunedin to raise his young family and to start his company Adventure Media Group Ltd. He continues to contribute to a range of leading magazines as well as his surf, lifestyle and culture photo blog, Box of Light. He is married to Rachael and they have three children: Taya, Rewa and Keo.

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Praise for Surf Dreams

Whether you're headed to Ahipara, Tutukaka, Piha, Whangamata, Mt Maunganui, Raglan, Taranaki, Gisborne - we could go on - to take to the waves, this is the book for you! Splendidly illustrated, Surf Dreams explores the places and people related to a most popular sport/pastime. Also providing an insight into surf culture, this book boasts some first class photos taken by a man who is not content to simply 'shoot' the curl!

EastLife, Auckland

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