A group of classic Austin 7 cars made a trek across the South Island last week.
As residents in Southland return to their sodden homes, the Government has announced it will provide financial assistance towards the flood clean-up.
One of the highlights of this masters games was 80-year old Barbara Sharp who came to Dunedin hoping to break a world record.
The hum of motor bikes is a sound residents of Invercargill have become used to over the 14 years of the Burt Munro Challenge.
The weather gods smiled on festival-goers at this year's craft beer festival in Alexandra on Saturday.
Thousands of motorcyclists have descended on Invercargill for the Burt Munro Challenge which kicked off yesterday.
Officials are starting to count the cost of the impact of Wednesday's floods in the Gore and Mataura area.
The operation to evacuate 360 tourists stranded in Milford Sound since Monday was completed yesterday.
As Gore and Mataura residents begin to return to their homes and businesses, many are assessing how lucky — or not — they have been after two days of floodwater sweeping through their towns.
As flood waters recede roads are reopening and civil defence authorities will this morning be assessing damage Mataura before deciding if residents can return.