The Last Man of Mahana

What do you think this The Last Man of Mahana video?

The Last Man of Mahana

Hidden at the very top of New Zealand’s Coromandel Peninsula and accessible only by off-road track is the Mahana commune. Founded in 1978, for nearly 40 years its inhabitants have been elusive.

Their story has gone largely unreported. But now, parts of the utopian dream are turning sour. We visit Arthur, one of the remaining members of Mahana, to learn about his reclusive life, his battles with other residents, and his hopes of seeing the valley returned to its past glory.

WATCH NEXT: Inside Colombia’s Beauty Pageant For Indigenous Trans Women – bit.ly/2rlNBJ4

Click here to subscribe to VICE: bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE

Check out our full video catalog: bit.ly/VICE-Videos
Videos, daily editorial and more: vice.com
More videos from the VICE network: www.fb.com/vicevideo
Like VICE on Facebook: fb.com/vice
Follow VICE on Twitter: twitter.com/vice
Read our Tumblr: vicemag.tumblr.com
Follow us on Instagram: instagram.com/vice
Check out our Pinterest: pinterest.com/vicemag
Download VICE on iOS: apple.co/28Vgmqz
Download VICE on Android: bit.ly/28S8Et0

Share This Page