The West Coast has it's share of hard times recently. Beyond The Beehive asked where are the opportunities at now.
After an early morning ferry ride across the Cook Strait Beyond The Beehive arrives in the South Island city of Nelson where we run into Bill English as he is about to address a large Grey Power audience, and we ask the younger voter what they would ask the PM.
Beyond The Beehive heads to Palmerston North to talk water quality and what's on offer in the the flat plains.
The small town of Wairoa has been on struggle street for decades but a recent influx of new energy and idea suggests things could be about to take off. Beyond The Beehive asks locals what they'd do if they had a million bucks to spend in the local community.