We continue our series looking at the future of our regions, the challenges they face now, and their
blueprint for the future.
And no region has had as many challenges to face in the last 5 months or so than Kaikoura.
The 7.8 earthquake which struck the region on November 14, plus the on-going aftershocks, was a major blow for one of New Zealand tourism's hot-spots - and throw a cyclone into the mix as well a few weeks back.
Jesse speaks with Kaikoura Mayor, Winston Gray