Little River is a small town on the Christchurch Akaroa road. Little River is a very small town, but is clearly a progressive community.
Little River meets the synopsis criteria.
The population early last century numbered in the thousands, and people were mainly employed in timber milling and farming.
Today the population of the area is approx, a thousand people, with many people moving into the area seeking a more country / rural lifestyle.
The coffee is recommended and the train carriage at a minimum is with a look over.