'No chance of buying the beach' video

Michael Spackman bought the private beach in 2008 for $1.92m, but recently put the seven hectare property on the market.

''If there is another bidder, they are bound to be defeated,'' says Gareth Morgan, as beach campaign nears $2m.

Morgan: I don't want it all

Gareth Morgan says he'll only use a small portion of the Abel Tasman beach for sale.

Philanthropist publishes map showing how little of Abel Tasman beach he would use.

Live chat: #Buythisbeachnz

Campaigner Duane Major is here to answer any questions you have about the campaign taking New Zealand by storm.

Buy the beach campaigner Duane Major is here to answer your questions.

'Thanks but no thanks'

Duane Major and Adam Gard'ner started the campaign.

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

Morgan: Closer to $3m for beach

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.

Gareth Morgan says there's "not a hope" of buying a New Zealand beach for $2m but he'll make up the difference.

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