For the past 12 months, Rod Auton and his wife Kui – short for Kuimira – have been living in their motorhome in preparation for a retirement spent on the road.
Despite being married for more than four decades, they thought it best to test out the living arrangements – just in case.
Currently parked up at the Wellington Top10 Holiday Park, 15 kilometres from the capital, he says life is “very structured”.
“We’ve been married for 41 years, so life on the road should be a piece of cake.”
It’s characteristic of Rod, who hasn’t been one for settling in one place his entire life.
Born and bred in Invercargill, he was out of the house aged 10 and delivering The Southland Times.
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