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A childhood favourite, I recently picked up my copy of this once more as "research" for the novel I will be writing in November. It is a simple story - a story of courage and deciation, and also - ultimately - of growing up and making mature decisions. N...ever mind that the protagnist is a Kotuku - a white heron. Every year, kotukus migrate to a little place on the West Coast called Okarito to breed, and its White-Wings first time to make the return journey. But he would rather fish with his ...more