A crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to buy a New Zealand beach for public use has hit its target – but the bidders must wait to see if their tender is successful.
Campaigners had until Tuesday to raise NZ$2m (£914,000, $1.3m) and place a bid on the currently private beach.
The stretch of land in the Abel Tasman National Park, on the north coast of South Island, went on sale last year.
More than 36,000 people have now supported the campaign and donations continue to flow in.
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Source Credits: BBC. The photo above of beach cricket in Auckland is for illustrative purpose only and does not depict the beach referred.