Summer Times

Shag Valley home to five generations

Shag Valley home to five generations

Growing up on Shag Valley Station, Johnny Bell considered himself lucky. Now the fifth-generation farmer knows he is. Sally Rae reports.

Wardrobe confessions: Tales of an op-shopperaholic

Wardrobe confessions: Tales of an op-shopperaholic

Oamaru fashionista Jodi Ryan owns up to Sally Rae.

Meeting my hero: First impressions

Meeting my hero: First impressions

When Chris Cairns emerged on the New Zealand cricket scene it was never a question of whether he would be the next Lance Cairns.

Hitchhiker's guide for purists

Hitchhiker's guide for purists

Some people take years to learn how to hitchhike properly. Clearly, they have not made enough mistakes.

Under the radar

Under the radar

Shane Gilchrist presents a special Summer Times selection of albums that, although obscure, are worth exploring.

The worst and best of times

The worst and best of times

After being crushed by a boat at Lake Wanaka, ODT journalist Philip Somerville spent five weeks experiencing the mercies, marvels and mistakes of Dunedin Hospital.

Settlement started in 18th century

Settlement started in 18th century

Many of us tend to believe European settlement of New Zealand began seriously in the 1840s,

A good reason to stop in ... Glenorchy

A good reason to stop in ... Glenorchy

I'd always wanted to go to Paradise, so I wangled a week off last summer, threw a tent into my 4WD and headed west.

Wardrobe Confessions: Debbie White

Wardrobe Confessions: Debbie White

Former Otago Rebel netballer and the franchise's most capped player, Debbie White, has signed to play with the Northern Mystics this year. Sarah Harvey blows the whistle on her wardrobe.

Under the radar: Port O'Brien

Shane Gilchrist presents a special Summer Times selection of albums that, although obscure, are worth exploring.

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