Follow the podcast on
A group of Southlanders has come together to save their local pub.
Six locals have raised funds for a deposit to buy the Waikaka Royal Hotel.
The eastern Southland hotel has been a beloved institution for more than a century, celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2018.
Waikaka Hotel Enhancement Company Director Jason Cleland told Mike Hosking that they're now looking for community support to sell shares in the pub.
He says it's an investment to keep the local watering hole open.
Take your Radio, Podcasts and Music with you