The first exciting book of the 'Spirits Bay' stories - a time-twisting tale set in New Zealand past and present. Ana is riding a wave into the future. Tom is just struggling to understand the present...and to learn a haka by the end of term. As developers prepare to destroy the peace and quiet of Spirits Bay, Tom and Ana are thrown into an adventure that will test their own courage to the maximum. An adventure where the forces of past and present will collide disastrously as an ancient curse is fulfilled again.