Summer Times

Blend of history and wholesome in south coast cafe

Blend of history and wholesome in south coast cafe

In a series featuring some of Otago's cafes, Hamish Maclean travels to the small Southland spot of Niagara, to find a family-run business with a focus on home-made and healthy.

Roxburgh Dam trail to Lawrence strikes gold

The new Clutha Gold Trail, which winds 73km from the Roxburgh Dam to Lawrence, is expected to draw thousands of cyclists and walkers this summer.

Sporting moments I wish I'd been at

Sporting moments I wish I'd been at

Reporter Adrian Seconi has been lucky enough to have had a front-row seat during some wonderful sporting moments involving Kiwis but would give anything to have seen the following six events live.

Evoking warm memories

Evoking warm memories

The house is on fire and you can only grab one thing on your way out. What would it be? Nigel Benson grills a local on his favourite thing.

Gardening a way of life for Bradleys

Gardening a way of life for Bradleys

Growing vegetables or fruit in your own backyard has made a comeback. Rosie Manins learns how it's done.

Tavern with a winning formula

Tavern with a winning formula

Chatto Creek is one of those dot-on-a-map places but as reporter Sarah Marquet finds out, there is much more to the area than meets the eye.

Shelter from the storm

Shelter from the storm

Mustering huts still play an important role on some high country properties, like the Hore family's Stonehenge, in Maniototo, but hut life is a little more comfortable these days, as Sally Rae reports.

Buddhist blessing

Buddhist blessing

The house is on fire and you can only grab one thing on your way out. What would it be? Nigel Benson grills a local on his favourite thing.

Rose Stand seats special memento for Tuppy and Margaret Diack

Rose Stand seats special memento for Tuppy and Margaret Diack

Carisbrook's demise was the end of an era for Otago. Shawn McAvinue tracks down those lucky enough to secure a memento of the stadium before it was demolished.

Science as important as intuition, says beekeeper

Science as important as intuition, says beekeeper

Throughout Otago, people with a love of food and fresh produce are turning out amazing products. For some its just a hobby, for others it has turned into their livelihood. Rebecca Fox reports.

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