New Chums Beach, Coromandel, New Zealand

New Chums Beach is well and truly the gem of the Coromandel. Not only does it epitomise the beaches of the coromandel with its steep beach slopes and plunging waves, but also sweeping views of pohutukawa trees spotted along the coastline. While New Chums Beach could not be considered a hidden gem due to the…

Baked Chilli Thyme Zucchini Rounds

Recipe developed by Alanna Marise Preparation Time: 15 minutes, Cooking Time: 30 minutes Zucchini is one of the best summer crops, and also happens to be one of my favourite vegetables. Over the summer months we have a constant supply of zucchini in our fridge and I am always looking for new ways to use…

Cooks Beach, Coromandel, New Zealand

This summer we decided to do a tour of the Coromandel area as my Southland born and bred partner had never been around the Coromandel. I have the luxury of having parents that have moved to the holiday destination of Whangamata two years ago, and this made our tour a bit easier. There are many…