Dhyana Muir has many strings to her how, she teaches yoga, is a talented painter, makes jewellery, runs wellness retreats, and is also a photographer and writer. In this article Dhyana tells us how following her heart as led to wonderful things on the Coromandel.
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.
Bluenose would have to be one of the nicest eating fish around. They are a prized recreational catch off the Eastern seaboard of the Coromandel Peninsula.
In this quick 3 minute video, chef Nathaniel Blomfield from Skyline Fishing Charters shares four awesome Bluenose recipes
Meet one of the Coromandel's true modern day legends. Ryan is captain of the Bivouac-Inov8 Adventure Racing Team, ranked in the top 20 worldwide. To showcase Whangamata’s natural beauty, perfectly suited to multisport, and to fund their international races, Ryan and teammate Bex Law founded Whangamata Events. They deliver the Whangamata Adventure Race, Multisport Challenge and Adventure Rogaine, as well as a number of paddling events on the water. Ryan has also found a way to share his passion with adventure racers of the future. He works as an outdoor education and Te Reo teacher at Opoutere School, near Whangamata.
Donna Brooke was inspired to make a sea change from Auckland three years ago. With a background in 5-star accommodation and a deep-seated value of Kiwi hospitality shared with Chris, they decided to create an intimate retreat for special guests, showcasing the stunning heights of Tairua.