Jobs may be hard to come by in the big smoke and the capital, but in Clutha employers are crying out for staff.
Unemployed people are being urged to look to the regions for work by the government, after the unemployment rate broke the 6 percent mark.
Steven Joyce, Minister of Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment said that in some regions such as Otago and Northland, there were shortages of people applying for jobs, and unemployed people should consider moving if they could.
Clutha District Mayor, Bryan says that his region has the jobs, but just doesn't have the people.
"And they're marvelous jobs too... some really phenominaly good jobs."
Bryan Cadogen talks to Jesse Mulligan about what he's doing to entice people south.