Story: Auckland places

Piha surfers

Auckland’s west coast beaches are renowned among surfers. This clip of surfers at Piha comes from the legendary 1968 surfing film Children of the sun. It begins with a view of Piha beach and Lion Rock, after which the surfers take to the waves.

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McAlpine Film Productions

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Margaret McClure, 'Auckland places - Waitākere Ranges', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 14 June 2024)

Story by Margaret McClure, updated 5 Aug 2016