About 400 hectares of mature kauri trees remain in the 2000s. Many of these survived because they were located in areas too difficult for loggers to access. The main stands are in the Moehau ecological area, the Manaia Forest Sanctuary and the upper reaches of the Tairua River.
Doug Johansen was acknowledged this year with the Industry Showcase Special Award at the 2017 Coromandel Annual Tourism Awards. The supreme award is given to an individual who has shown outstanding commitment, passion and leadership to the tourism industry in The Coromandel
Planning a multi-day cycling holiday on the Hauraki Rail Trail is almost as much fun as the trip itself. The versatility of the Hauraki Rail Trail allows for access points from Kaiaua, Thames, Paeroa, Waihi and Te Aroha; all of which are within two hours drive from Auckland, Hamilton and Tauranga.
Brent Purcell is a photographer specialising in long exposure landscape images. Luckily for us, he is a regular visitor to The Coromandel and on this trip he brought his mountain bike to explore the Thames to Paeroa section of the Hauraki Rail Trail. You can check out more of his work on Instagram and his website.
New Zealand is a popular film location due to its dramatic landscapes and relatively small population.
Popular summer beverage, Corona, dialed in Rambo Estrada to showcase The Coromandel via his lense. With a solid social following and a golden shot, Rambo captured Coro' magic along the...
Everyone has their own favourite way of reflecting on the outgoing year and seeing in the new. We've assembled a few favourite things to make the transition a #goodforyoursoul moment, whatever your style.
Luke Shadbolt is a professional photographer and creative director from Australia. He has a love of surf photography and focuses his lens on action sports, travel destinations and fashion.