Coasters with Al Brown


Coasters with Al Brown

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Coasters with Al Brown: Exploring New Zealand’s Coast and Its PeoplenBy Al Brown nnPaperback 2010 250 Pages excellent condiitonnnCoasters explores the connection Kiwis have with their coasts. This book follows Al Brown visiting iconic landmarks, meeting colourful characters and hearing rich tales from the past and the present. Each chapter covers a different stretch of coast – Red Rocks to Pencarrow , Hot Water Beach to Ferry Landing, Cape Brett to Russell, Tongaporutu to New Plymouth, Westport to Charleston, Doubtful Sound in Fiordland, and Birdlings Flat to Le Bons Bay. These coastlines represent a wide array of coastal locations within New Zealand, and showcase superb scenery and captivating stories. Along with the great Kiwi characters who live there, Coasters looks at the different influences on the coast – how it was formed, how it was settled, the weather that shaped it, the wildlife and fisheries that influence it and the recreation and daily life it offers to those who live along its shores. Coasters also includes a very simple recipe from Al for each area. Crayfish, snapper, turbot, cockles, mussels – beautiful fresh fare treated with the respect this precious resource deserves.