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Author: Ady Cole-Ewen

Lonely Planet reveals Cathedral Cove in its ‘BEST BEACHES’

Two New Zealand beaches have been named among the best beaches in the world in Lonely Planet’s new travel guide book – Best Beaches. This is what it says. “Te Whanganui-A-Hei/Cathedral Cove – The beach boasts a naturally formed rock archway, perfect for taking in the picturesque surrounds of the Coromandel Peninsula.” “The remote Awaroa Beach, tucked away in Abel Tasman National Park, also made the cut thanks to its captivating beauty which brings locals and tourists alike to its crystal clear waters. While its allure is undeniable, the beach is also full of community spirit. In 2016,...

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Critical rhetoric can be a positive thing

In the latest from the Mayor in the 19th January TCDC online weekly wrap up, he refers to “an “article” (his quote marks) published in a local community paper” about Maori wards which he said was inaccurate and offensive and for which he does not yet know at the time of writing whether the publisher will be apologising. It seems that the Mayor does not get the difference between an “article” written by the newspaper’s staff and an opinion piece from an outside contributor which, as has been made clear previously, may not reflect the opinions of the Editor. Opinion pieces...

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