Our Stories

This section is all about sharing stories and poems about the Catlins. There is also a list of collectible books .

If you have a story or poem you would like to share you can do this below.

Annie by Mary McLean This story was written by Mary McLean, nee Buckingham, great grand daughter of Annie(nee Haldane) and Jeremiah O’Brien. This tale won third place from 66 entries at the July 2006 Dan Davin Literary Awards; a short story competition to write about an aspect of Southland’s history. Passed on to you, with Mary’s permission, by Christine McKenzie.

A list of collectible books about the Catlins area


(3) Click here to view other stories or add your own.