Islands of the Gulf: Maddock & Whyte (8895)
By Shirley Maddock and Don Whyte. Hard cover - no dust jacket
The all-time classic telling of life in the 1960s Hauraki Gulf In 1964 trailblazing author Shirley Maddock and photographer Don Whyte who made an extraordinary voyage around the Hauraki Gulf, documenting its people and places.
This was a watershed moment in New Zealand history where New Zealanders were given the opportunity to see themselves, not just in the pages of this book but also on screen.
It was a time when the way of life on the Gulf islands was a resourceful one, largely cut-off from the outside world. The best-selling and much loved Islands of the Gulf is a precious record of a bygone era, and an enchanting must-have for New Zealand households, baches and boats.