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Michael Donaldson

In the beer world, Michael Donaldson is the author of Beer Nation — The Art and Heart of Kiwi Beer, The Big Book of Home Brew: A Kiwi Guide and The Hopfather, the story of Emerson's founder Richard Emerson. He's also the publisher & editor of New Zealand's only specialist beer magazine, Pursuit of Hoppiness.  He's the co-author of Steve Williams' best-selling biography, Out of the Rough, and Lydia Ko — Portrait of a Teen Golfing Sensation and is currently working on a new book called Sweet Spot about iconic New Zealand golf courses that represent the unique landscapes of Aotearoa.

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