The east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula has more than its fair share of pretty beaches, and for generations, Kiwis built their baches there — little one-room, fibrolite or board-and-batten buildings with a thunderbolt out back, within spitting distance of the dunes and the gorgeous beach beyond. Read the story . . .
Film critic Sarah Watt explores how movies put New Zealand on the map — and how it can be something of a blessing and a curse that, nowadays, most people immediately think of The Lord of the Rings when it comes to local cinema. Read the story . . .