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     "AHIPARA WAS THEN ...."
 
             Surfing the 70's
     Ahipara, Shipwreck Bay, Tauroa, the Point, call it what you
     wish, that long winding left-hander was the "gospel"
    You could rent a bach on the beach for $4 a week and get
    employment at Masters Gardens for not much more.
     The "Eagles" were blasting out "Hotel California" over the
    airwaves and you could go see the "Stones" in concert down
    Auckland way for under 10 bucks a ticket. When 12 in the
    water at Peaks was a crowd or high tide summer magic round
    at Pines.              
           ....... life was a simple thing back then.
                                                    
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