As autumn sets in, it is an ideal time to highlight the latest additions across the Clutha District. From boutique accommodation to coffee carts and book shops, there is plenty of new offerings to explore in Clutha.


Check this newly renovated, boutique two bedroom home located on the main street of Lawrence.

"Built 1867 and renovated keeping its bare bones to echo its history and found items from our mixed commercial & early settler culture curated with modern artisan luxury."

Book your stay online now

Arthur's Apartment, Lawrence

Eat and Drink

Travelling to Lawrence? Be sure to stop in at Waitahuna Station Coffee Cart from open Friday to Monday from 9-3:30pm (weather dependent).

Once the Clutha Gold Cycling and Walking Trail extension from Lawrence to Lake Waihola opens later this year, this will be the perfect stop along the ride.

Check out the Waitahuna Station Coffee Cart Facebook Page

Waitahuna Station Coffee Cart

For all your burger and salad/poke bowl needs, check out Balclutha's newest burger joint. Open Thursday to Saturday, for lunch and evening meals.

Keep up to date on their Facebook Page

Looking for something different for your dinner? You can't go past a piping hot loaded baked potatoes at Balclutha's newest food truck, serving up baked potatoes.

Open Thursdays and Sundays from 5pm onwards at Lanark St car park opposite TyreLand, Balclutha.

Check out the details on their Facebook Page


If you're an avid reader, you'll be pleased to know that two new bookstores have opened up in Lawrence and Clinton, offering a diverse selection of high-quality secondhand books for sale.

Selling a wide range of quality pre-owned books, you can't go past the new book store in Lawrence. Trudi has a wonderful array of books, and thematic displays throughout her store.

Check out the Five Larries Facebook Page

Five Larries Bookshop, Lawrence

Janice opened her store in the heat of Clinton, selling good quality, secondhand books, magazines, puzzles, art and stationary. 

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