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Crowdfunding campaign bought a private beach in New Zealand and turned it into a National Park

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 19, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Cat DiStasio last modified Jul 18, 2016

Crowdfunding has become a great way to raise money to launch a new product, expand a small business, and now, New Zealanders have demonstrated another cool application: preserving public access to beaches. Members of the public created a crowdfunding campaign to purchase a 17-acre plot of private beach land, and they managed to raise a whopping $1.7 million in the process. Around 40,000 contributors pitched in, including a $254,000 investment from the local government to seal the deal, to purchase...






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