Tairua Beach Club has quickly made a name for itself with fresh flavours, homegrown produce and a great vibe. We talk to Chef Graeme Riki about what it takes to create a successful restaurant.
Mint Whitianga opened their new exhibition in true Coro style last Friday with good food, cool local brews and live music.
Local girl and Coromandel Goodness contributor Emma Darragh visits her favourite rainy day escape, Hot Waves Cafe. "Hot Waves is therapeutic. We are better for visiting this place; more connected, more relaxed, well-nourished and inspired by the peace it provides. Long may this slice of Coromandel Goodness last. We love it."
Viv and Ed Eliot are a Coromandel couple living a true Coromandel Goodness love story. This is the story of their passion and commitment to two coastal locations: Tairua, on the Coromandel Peninsula, and a small island southwest of Timor, Indonesia. This is the story of their simultaneous connection and contribution to both places. Together they have created a unique lifestyle that brings the best of both worlds to themselves and those around them.
“It felt like coming home,” was how Elle Pier described the first time she set sights on Pauanui mountain. A California native, she discovered yoga as a student at University of Santa Cruz and in 2005 completed her teacher training at the Nosara Yoga Institute in Costa Rica. It taught an interdisciplinary style, which she teaches in her new hometown, Pauanui Beach.