Otago Daily Times photographer Peter McIntosh shares his favourite photos of the 2020.
Christchurch writer Jonathan Allan delves into a mystery from the tumultuous days of the Otago gold rush and uncovers a tale of police incompetence, mistaken identity, and — murder!
In 1996 it was a brave new world. Professional rugby had arrived in New Zealand and a new competition was about to begin. Sports editor Steve Hepburn looks back at the first Highlanders and how the season panned out.
The lower Taieri river is a very productive fishery with a good population of resident brown trout, large sea-run trout from September to November, perch, flounder and mullet.
Christchurch sisters Rosa and Margo Flanagan keep things simple and straightforward with their plant-based recipes.
Queenstown Lakes Mayor Jim Boult says he was so busy in 2020 he barely had time to think about Covid.
Fiordland National Park is still one of the remotest places on the planet. So if someone were to wander off and get lost or injured, it would be easy to disappear. John Lewis takes a look at some of those who never came back.
Auckland cafe owner Fran Mazza is a half-Italian pastry chef and mother of three who has a commitment to producing high-quality, accessible food in welcoming environments. Along with husband Aaron,...
For Jamie Addison, his full-face moko is not only a representation of his Maori culture, but the journey he has taken to turn his life around.
Demelza Fellowes briefly made her home in Dunedin, playing for the Otago Rebels and Southern Steel. Reporter Adrian Seconi catches up with self-described "out-there Aussie".
Once on the brink of extinction the tieke/South Island saddleback (Philesturnus carunculatus), the last of the South Island wattlebirds, is making a comeback.
Kiwi social media influencer Simone Anderson is known as the "platter queen" to family and friends. She loves a good platter, from prepping the food to styling and serving it and then finally...
Lake Hawea Community Association chairwoman Cherilyn Walthew embraced the quiet while coping with Covid.