Amid hopes of peace on Korean peninsula, TVNZ reporter visits secretive North Korea

Intrepid reporter Mark Crysell, of TVNZ 1's Sunday programme, has paid a rare visit to the so-called hermit kingdom of North Korea amid talk of peace in the region.

The prospect of peace on the Korean peninsula is always accompanied by caution.

So how are people in the north responding to the prospect? Watch Mark's report above to find out.

TVNZ 1 Sunday reporter Mark Crysell visited North Korea as it makes tentative steps towards peace. Source: 1 NEWS