Irish beach is like Ohope video

Farewell Spit in Golden Bay is a particularly good example of how sediment transported along the coast can build a beach.

"Spectacular" re-appearance of beach in Ireland a dramatic example of what could happen at one of NZ's favourites.

Beach reappears after 33 years video

Dooagh Beach on Ireland's Achill Island.

For 33 years, Dooagh beach was just rocks. Then a freak tide brought the sand back.

25 beaches to see in your lifetime

Strolling along the beach in El Nido, Palawan, Philippines.

From Iceland to the Philippines - how many of these beaches have you travelled to?

What to do in Honolulu

Tourists enjoy the sun on New Year's Day on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Honolulu delivers exactly what you expect of it – a sparkling crescent of colour, kitsch and curling surf.

Beauty and fear under the sea

Beck Eleven on holiday in Rarotonga. Yes, tough life...

OPINION: I'm pretending the sausage-like lumps of hell-creature lying on the sandy ocean floor are just inflated lumps of seaweed.

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