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Author: Linda Cholmondeley - Smith

A lot at stake for New Chum/Wainuiototo

“All of these values are dependent on there being no houses close to or overlooking the beach.   New Chum/Wainuiototo is recognized as one of the top three wilderness beaches in the world. It’s the last of the wilderness beaches that is accessible to the public. Everything is at stake!” This is the clear understandingSays John Drummond, Chair of Preserve New Chum for Everyone (PNC4E). New Chum/Wainuiototo is a world class wilderness beach, pristine and free from development. Although the headland at the north end of the beach was publicly purchased to protect it from...

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