Many people have visited and lived in The Catlins over the years with lots of experiences and stories to share!
The Catlins and the Southern Scenic Route
Dunedin writer Neville Peat’s popular guidebook, “The Catlins and the Southern Scenic Route”, was first publis…
The Bush Fires - Ratanui Spring 1935–36
Polly Harrington - Supplied by Catlins Historical Society who received it from Charlie Shaw (Polly Harrington was Charlie Shaw’s grandmother)
Here I am again in answer to your letter and what is most marvellous – I am sitting in our own house doing it.…
The Sad Tale of SS Tararua
Ship builders must swell with pride when one of theirs meets fame, and mourn if disaster strikes a craft that …
Sir Truby King Bridge Walk
Don Sinclair belongs to a group that is building a walkway to the Sir Truby King Bridge in Tahakopa. The Walki…
George Aitken Memorial Walk While the humble George Aitken himself would have probably shied away from the sp…
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