Dolphins wow swimmers at New Zealand's popular Matarangi beach

A pod of dolphins stunned swimmers who were enjoying the sunshine at a beach on Easter Sunday.

A number of swimmers were pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the dolphins at the Matarangi beach in New Zealand.

One amazed Auckland swimmer, Melissa Macpherson, caught the spectacular moment on camera.

A number of swimmers were pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the dolphins at the Matarangi beach in New Zealand (pictured)

A number of swimmers were pleasantly surprised by the arrival of the dolphins at the Matarangi beach in New Zealand (pictured)

Ms Macpherson told Daily Mail Australia the dolphins were very friendly and curious. 

'It was unreal having the dolphins literally swim up to you and swim around you. Such playful, curious mammals,' she said.

The swimmer said they first saw three dolphins 'surfing in the

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