Summer Times

Ali used the 'rope-a-dope' to floor the champ

I was 10 and world heavyweight boxing champions were big, scary people.

Fair play for all Gerrard's aim

Fair play for all Gerrard's aim

All cheats are naughty, but some cheats are naughtier than others. Sports reporter Adrian Seconi asks passionate anti-doping crusader David Gerrard why he believes it is so important to tackle the issue of performance-enhancing drugs in sport.

Old ways beside new in Zanzibar

Old ways beside new in Zanzibar

With 177 countries ticked off, sports reporter Alistair McMurran set off last year to add a few more to his list. Today, he visits Zanzibar.

Five things I'll be doing on holiday: Clark Kirkwood

Five things I'll be doing on holiday: Clark Kirkwood

Clark Kirkwood, GWD Toyota and Holden vehicle consultant.

Leithendel home rich in family and history

Leithendel home rich in family and history

As scientists themselves, Bill and Daphne Lee like the idea that the man who built their house about 140 years ago was also a scientist.

Wine match

Wine match

Summer al fresco dining doesn't have to mean pounds of seared flesh on the barbecue.

Station heritage endures at Otekaieke

Station heritage endures at Otekaieke

When land baron Robert Campbell married in 1868, he decided the attractive two-storey homestead on Otekaieke Station was not big enough to live in.

Sporty, comfy, trendy, dressy and maternity

Sporty, comfy, trendy, dressy and maternity

Chantel Knox, of Cromwell, is the two-day Coast to Coast women's titleholder and managing director of NRG Health and Fitness gym and Stirling Sports in Cromwell.

In praise of a maverick pansy

In praise of a maverick pansy

What is it? A maverick, nonconformist, rogue pansy, growing away from its designated flowerbed outside the Otago Settlers Museum, and instead at the base of a cabbage tree on the lawn.

The perfect race and I knew he could do it

The perfect race and I knew he could do it

I can't explain it. Was it the cheeky grin, the distinctive wavy blond hair or the springy running style?

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