TAKE FIVE

Otago Daily Times - - Regions -

Mostly Pounaweapop­u­lar home des­ti­na­tio­nis in to sum­mer­cribs, for a tourists and sea­sonal trav­ellers and has been de­scribed by its res­i­dents as ‘‘undis­cov­ered’’. Sa­muel White took his cam­era to see what makes Pounawea stand out.

Ku­ramea Lodge and Hol­i­day Park owner Shel­ley Povey takes time to en­joy a cup of cof­fee at her camp­ing ground in Pounawea. She and hus­band Bai­ley have owned the camp­ing ground for a lit­tle over a year af­ter buy­ing it from the Pounawea Con­ven­tion...

Still go­ing . . . Derek and Rose Hewson have lived in Pounawea for ‘‘40­odd years’’ and are heav­ily in­volved with the com­mu­nity. Mrs Hewson has been one of the lo­cal school bus driv­ers for the Catlins Area School since 1979. ‘‘I just get up and do...

Out for a walk . . . Steph McPhee can be found tak­ing her two dogs, Toby (left) and Ri­ley, for a walk in Pounawea ev­ery day. ‘‘It doesn’t mat­ter if it’s snow­ing, rain­ing or sunny.’’ Her hus­band, Alis­tair, is a civil en­gi­neer and his work takes him...

Clear blue . . . The es­tu­ar­ine en­try to the Catlins Lake with the Pounawea jetty in the fore­ground. Pounawea was a busy port dur­ing the late 19th and early 20th cen­tury, around the time the first post of­fice was es­tab­lished there in 1899. The...

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from New Zealand

© PressReader. All rights reserved.