Wednesday, 24 January 2007

The 'Blueskin Days' Book Launch is on Sunday 4 March at 2pm in the Waitati Hall. There will be EFTPOS facilities available. The book is retailing for only $40 and you can purchase an autographed copy of the book at the launching. Everyone most welcome and light refreshments will be served.

Please note that this is rescheduled from the previously announced dates.

Blueskin days: a history of Waitati, Evansdale, Warrington and surrounding districts' by Ian Church with Stuart and Jean Strachan will be published early March 2007. This is the first major history of the Blueskin area since 1957. 'Blueskin Days' draws extensively on previous untapped archived material and on the stories and reminiscences of those with a long connection to the area, as well as previously published sources. It offers a comprehensive view of life in and around Blueskin Bay, beginning with the Maori of pre-European times continuing right up to right now.

The book will be about 360 pages in length with over 160 pictures. It will be on sale after the book launching at the Blueskin General Store. You can also place an order for it at the Blueskin Bay Library.

--after the book launching. "copyleft" by Blueskin Media - may be freely re-edited and republished. If you want to credit the source it's "blueskin.co.nz".

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