Linda Robertson

Plea for access way

Plea for access way

An access way is needed to save dog walkers and cyclists having to cross the ''dreadfully'' busy and dangerous State Highway 1 at East Taieri, a concerned resident says.

Basketball: Nuggets flop in second half

Basketball: Nuggets flop in second half

Forget the playoffs - the Otago Nuggets will be lucky to win another match this season, based on last night's rancid second half performance against the Manawatu Jets.

Costume chosen for design final

Costume chosen for design final

It is rare to see Hannah Dockerty without her sketch pad and pencils.

Excellent day out planting

Excellent day out planting

Yellow-eyed Penguin Trust field manager Dave McFarlane (left) and Sinclair Wetlands Trust co-ordinator Glen Riley, and volunteers, dig in plants at the wetlands on the Taieri yesterday.

Snaps of the year: Linda Robertson

Snaps of the year: Linda Robertson ODT photographer Linda Robertson shares her favourite snaps for 2013.

Fairfield fair deal

Fairfield fair deal

Life as a 10-year-old can be pretty sweet. But the 10-year-olds at Fairfield School have been learning this term that life for some people is not as free and easy.

Something a little odd

Something a little odd

Green Island School pupils (from left) Quinlan Rodger (6), Jenna Willis (9), Isabella Gascoyne (7), Taylor Cayford (6) and Paige Patrick (9) wear mismatched footwear as part of Odd Shoe Day last Friday.

Netball: Attacking end looks Steel's strength

Netball: Attacking end looks Steel's strength

There has been a new winner every year for the five years the ANZ Championship has been running. Will there be a sixth, and what is the chance it will be the Southern Steel? Coach Janine Southby did not dismiss that as a fairy tale when she spoke to netball writer Adrian Seconi.

Raw video: Raucous students at toga party

Raw video: Raucous students at toga party

Chanting students enter Dunedin's Forsyth Barr Stadium for the 2013 Orientation Week Toga Party.

 

Fast pace for country's youngest caller

Fast pace for country's youngest caller

At only 22, racing commentator Tom Wood, working at the Omakau gallops yesterday, says he is the youngest in New Zealand to be in the job and about the third youngest in Australasia.