Summer Times

Buzz about going electric

Buzz about going electric

It could take a while, but out will go the Texas oil men and the oil-rich Arab sheikhs and in will come the Kiwi electricity companies turning water, wind and sunshine into fuel for our cars.

Proving cerebral palsy is no barrier to achievement

Proving cerebral palsy is no barrier to achievement

Health conditions, such as asthma and hypothyroidism, affect many people in our communities. Eileen Goodwin talks to people about the impact these conditions have on their lives.

The rise and rise of the YouTubers

The rise and rise of the YouTubers

Clever young people are making serious money posting videos of themselves - often doing not much - on YouTube. Sean Flaherty takes a peek.

Century of family's effort celebrated with fine fruit

Century of family's effort celebrated with fine fruit

The Webb family recently celebrated 100 years of horticulture on the same property, a part of an iconic Central Otago industry which evokes memories of hot summer days and ripe fruit. Leith Huffadine discussed family history, technology changes, and growing fruit with fourth-generation orchardist Simon Webb.

No right or wrong when it comes to tap dance

No right or wrong when it comes to tap dance

Now is the time to shake off the winter cobwebs and move. Timothy Brown looks into dance forms around Dunedin. Today he looks at tap dance.

Latest creations with strong Otago connections

Latest creations with strong Otago connections

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.

Piscatorial powerhouse provides podiatric polishing

Piscatorial powerhouse provides podiatric polishing

Hamish McNeilly gets the dead skin nibbled off his feet while on holiday in Thailand.

Driver's journey not as expected

Driver's journey not as expected

A doctor turned taxi driver finds new life in Queenstown. Tracey Roxburgh talks to Amanpreet Kaur about family and career.

Accidental angler finds his spiritual home

Accidental angler finds his spiritual home

Relocating from Australia to Dunedin has come with an added bonus for ODT copy editor Bruce Quirey - great fishing on his doorstep.

Taking off in a new direction

Taking off in a new direction

A need to get as close to flying as she could led Mandy Deans to change her career path. Mark Price asks about her path to such a life-changing decision.

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