History: The origin of bowls has been traced back to
13th century in the United Kingdom and the oldest surviving
bowling green is the Southampton Old Bowling Green, which was
first used in 1299.
Otago Daily Times reporters search their playlists to
find some of their favourite songs for summer activities.
ODT book reviewer and Wellington
historian Gavin McLean describes his best read of 2014:
Richard Seddon: King Of God's Own, by Tom Brooking
Health conditions, such as asthma and hypothyroidism,
affect many people in our communities. Eileen Goodwin talks
to people about how these conditions affect their lives.
In a series featuring some of Otago's cafes, Guy Williams
travels to the picturesque Walter Peak station in search of
Annabel Langbein shares her latest creations, many of which
use ingredients grown in her own gardens on the shores of
Lake Wanaka, with Summer Times readers.
Now is the time to shake off the winter cobwebs and move.
Timothy Brown looks into dance forms around Dunedin. Today he
looks at hip-hop and contemporary dance.
Asking people what they would take to a desert island is sooo
last year and, frankly, rather dull. So this holiday season,
the Summer Times has upped the ante.
It was meant to be - that's how Stephen and Helen Packer sum
up their purchase of a corrugated iron-clad house in
Julian Cox's hobby of blowing bubbles might seem bizarre but
has a very special meaning. John Gibb talks to him about how
his fascination has developed.
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