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Rainbow over Otago Peninsula

Rainbow over Otago Peninsula

Taken from West Harbour on July 13. A beautiful double rainbow arching over Otago Peninsula.

Patterns in the sand

Patterns in the sand

ODT Online reader Tracey Gunn captured this photos of patterns in the sand at Sandfly Bay. 

The Midwinter High Tea

This winter, indulge in the fine art of afternoon high tea. This is a perfect opportunity to bake, dress-up, catch up with friends and try or watch some dances from Regency and Victorian times.

Unusual lights

Did any one else see three unusual orange lights in a triangle formation to the south of the full moon but similar elevation seen from Musslburgh Rise looking over Lawyers Head at 5.50pm Sumday night?  

Beam me up

Beam me up

A long exposure taken on a clear but windy morning from the base of the antennae at Mt Cargill on 07.06.16

The Remarkables from Frankton Beach

The Remarkables from Frankton Beach

ODT Online reader Rowena Richards sent us this stunning shot of The Remarkables, taken from Frankton Beach. 

Dunedin gets a plug at world championships

Dunedin gets a plug at world championships

Dunedin player and former New Zealand table tennis champion, Yvonne Fogarty is currently competing in the World Veteran Table Tennis Championships in Alicante, Spain.

A 60 year journey

A 60 year journey

People with visible physical disabilities are more likely to receive understanding, moral support and help, whereas their counterparts with hidden handicaps are not so fortunate.

SIS surveillance van?

SIS surveillance van?

On May 11, I joined the Spark free wifi option and decided to try to find wifi in my area.

On the scan I got a few, but the interesting one was "SIS Surveillance van".  

I tried a few times to see if it was available and, after showing for approximately 10 minutes, it disappeared.

Are they out there spying or what?

Dogs' day out

Dogs' day out

Mike Harwood sent us this great photo of his brother David and his English springer spaniels Ruby and Ralph, near Ranfurly.

Autumn up the mighty Clutha

Autumn up the mighty Clutha

A reader photo taken by Julie Willems-Maxtone on May 1st.

 

New Zealand's cats and birds

New Zealand's cats and birds

Cats are cute, extremely cute. They are smart and they have an attitude. They are “the bosses”. I honestly get why people love them, I love them too… when they want to cuddle with you and start purring they are the cutest thing ever! But unfortunately they are also very harmful for the environment and they are causing so much trouble.

Duck-racing at its best

Duck-racing at its best

The atmosphere was electric with excitement and anticipation as punters lined along the river banks of the Upukerora River, Te Anau as some of the 200 blue rubber ducks raced neck and neck to the finish line in the second Great Fiordland Whio Race.

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