'Thanks but no thanks'

Philanthropist Gareth Morgan says he'll help buy the beach but he wants to use it for his "own private benefit" before giving it to New Zealand. Buy the beach campaigners say regular Kiwis can raise the money without his help.

9:38 AM  Despite Gareth Morgan's offers, campaigners say everyday Kiwis will be able to buy the beach on their own.

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'Thanks but no thanks'

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9:38 AM  Despite Gareth Morgan's offers, campaigners say everyday Kiwis will be able to buy the beach on their own.

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'Thanks but no thanks'

Despite Gareth Morgan's offers, campaigners say everyday Kiwis will be able to buy the beach on their own.

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