New Zealand’s biggest ever crowdfunding campaign buys a people’s beach

25 Feb 2016: A New Zealand campaign to buy a private beach for the public in a national park has succeeded in its bid to secure the beachfront land. The campaign on New Zealand’s biggest crowdfunding site, Givealittle, raised over NZ$2 million from more than 40,000 people. The cause struck a chord with many Kiwis, whose desire to see the land become part of the country’s iconic Abel Tasman National Park, will now be realised.

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