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Autumn colours in the woods.

Autumn colours in the woods.

Three Mile Hill, Dunedin. Taken 26-4-16.

HMNZS Otago

HMNZS Otago

HMNZS Otago departing Dunedin harbour on April 26th with an RHIB about to be craned aboard.

Port Chalmers on a foggy autumn morning

Port Chalmers on a foggy autumn morning

Reader photos taken on Friday morning from Deborah Bay.

Wakari School disco donates to the SPCA

Wakari School disco donates to the SPCA

The Wakari Primary School recently held its end of term 1 disco. This term the Wakari Home and School committee voted to give something back to the community and opted for a donation to charity instead of the usual door fee.

De Havilland Dominie flies from Taieri Airport - again!

De Havilland Dominie flies from Taieri Airport - again!

The Dominie, which used to fly the Dunedin Invercargill service will be at Taieri on Saturday and Sunday for rides over the city.

Comet seen from Waldronville

Comet seen from Waldronville

Comet 252P/LINEAR, imaged with a telescope from Waldronville on the 17th of March. 

Te Anau hosts Women’s Senior Golf Tournament

Te Anau hosts Women’s Senior Golf Tournament

The 68th New Zealand Women's Senior Match Play Championships were held in Fiordland, with Te Anau Golf Club hosting the tournament from 22 to 25 February.

 

Kids exploring nature

Kids exploring nature

Fiordland celebrated 2016 Children’s Day on 6 March, with Southland District Council, Kids Restore the Kepler, Fiordland Kindergarten, Southern Stars, Te Anau Plunket, and the Department of Conservation who teamed up once again to encourage families to enjoy time together in the outdoors.

Student loans

Student loans

Many students overseas have incurred an impossible debt compounding on them to such a degree that they cannot return home without fear of being arrested. Their skills are great and many yearn to come home but have given up hope.

South Island IRB Racing Championship

South Island IRB Racing Championship

Silas Kemp and Nelson Mears Racing in Under 18 Final 

Pre-season football starts

Pre-season football starts

The Winter football competitions beckon - and senior teams are checking out their fitness and organisation, in Pre-Season matches. 

Life-saving aircraft visits Invercargill

Life-saving aircraft visits Invercargill

For millions of people living in remote places around the world, even a small accident or minor sickness can leave them isolated from the help they need.

Reader photos - 'Student Life'

Reader photos - 'Student Life'

Another year, another O Week. 

Whale tale

Whale tale

While diving and fishing 1.5km south of White Island off St Clair we noticed a large amount of disturbance nearby on the water. So off we went to investigate and came across a whale.

We were disappointed as it submerged very soon after we arrived, but were then blessed with it erupting almost completely out out of the water as it broached.

Wanaka Challenge

Wanaka Challenge

Great event that attracted thousands to the area

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