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Broadcast every weekday around 10:45am on Nine to Noon.
10:45am, Monday 20 to Friday 31 May 2013
Read by Rob Mokaraka.
Audio is posted after broadcast and will be available until midnight Friday 14 June 2013.
Jake's life with his father in the Wairarapa gets gate-crashed by girls, an international celebrity and pygmy sperm whale.
Not all audio is available due to copyright restrictions.
Jake's dad invites a female friend and her daughter to stay. (14′25″)
Jake successfully scares off the women but does not feel good about it. (14′19″)
Jake teaches Milton how to surf but they're not alone. (13′36″)
The strategy to deal with paparazzi is devised when a new problem arrives in the bay. (13′50″)
The paparazzi leak is discovered, an archaeological dig is planned and Milt heads home for Christmas. (13′52″)
Published by HarperCollins
Produced by Jason Te Kare and engineered by Marc Chesterman, Phil Brownlee and Gareth Watkins for Radio New Zealand.
Des Hunt is a young adult fiction writer. He was a school teacher for more than 40 years. The strong environmental messages in Hunt’s novels emphasise the unique features of New Zealand fauna and geology.
Rob Mokaraka studied acting in Whangarei, winning Best Newcomer at the 2001 Chapman Tripp theatre awards Have Car, Will Travel.
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