Eden Gilchrist (left) and Sarah Jamison share a secret as they wait to dance.
(From left) Otago Girls High School student Erin Officer (18), who picked up second place , music teacher Lisa Sutherland (24), awarded Queen O' The Heather, and University of Otago student Claire Crosbie (25), who picked up third place.
Tall Timber ... Former Dunedin resident and New Zealand's number two decathlete Scott McLaren, of Auckland, tosses the caber.
Kendall Garrett (5) (left) and Aria Monks (7) bounce their way to the line in the girls sack race.
Pan Chen (24) winds up during the womens gumboot throw.
Tiane King (9) competes in the boys' Carry the Stones.
Tykler Morris-Hill (10) and Hugh James (14) race away in the Kilties Dash.
Ella Richardson competes in the Under-eight Sword Dance.
150th Anniversary Highland Games, held at the Caledonian Ground in Dunedin, on Sunday, November 25, 2012. PHOTOS BY: Gerard O'Brien.