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Gisborne Seaweek 2020 Events:

SPEARO – Book Launch before the Mahia Fishing Competition – Friday 7th February 5.30p


What: SPEARO – Book launch before the Mahia Fishing Competition

Where: Mahia Boat and Fishing Club, Mahia Beach, Main Reserve

When:  Friday 7th February 5.30p

Details: Mary-Anne Scott’s new high octane thriller for young adult and younger readers – set in the competitive world of spear-fishing. All welcome to this free event!

One Tree House is an independent children’s publisher of quality books for children and young adults. Mary-anne Scott is a Hawkes Bay writer, who has always holidayed at Mahia. All her previous books have been shortlisted for our national children’s book awards.

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