Originally planning to stay for a few months, Jude fell in love with Clutha and hasn’t looked back – that was 30 years ago.
Jared is Catlins born and bred. He lives in the picturesque, seaside village of Kaka Point.
Carol is a born and bred Catlins local. She runs The Little Rocket coffee caravan alongside the Lost Gypsy in Papatowai.
He may or may not have lost a finger to a close encounter with a sea lion (spoiler alert – he didn’t), but Lyndon McKenzie doesn’t let anything slow him down.
John and his wife visited Lawrence for a cycling weekend seven years ago, and within 4 months were living here. It’s a common theme in the district- those who come for a visit, fall in love and stay.
Tracey is a woman with a plan. Well, a map at least. And brochures - of Lawrence, the Catlins and the many other amazing things on offer in Clutha.
If you’re a history buff, Mike McPhee is the man to talk to.
Tom Jones may not have a stage in Vegas, but he's centre stage in Tuapeka Mouth!