One of the few highlights of the Highlanders season was Brad Thorn always giving his all. Here he celebrates his 100th Super Rugby game, and a rare Highlanders win, with his family.
New Zealand rugby league legend Ruben Wiki showed he has still got it while chasing a streaker in a classic moment during a Warriors pre-season game at Forsyth Barr Stadium in February.
Artist Bill Culbert pictured at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery in October with P.R.O.P, a key piece in the touring exhibition 'Hotere Culbert', which featured major collaborative works of the two New Zealand artists presented together for the first time.
Aerosmith's performance at Forsyth Barr Stadium in April showed how great the stadium can be for concerts. Let's hope we see more.
Artist Ralph Hotere's casket is carried from St Joseph's Cathedral in February.
Welders working on a silo at Fonterra's Edendale plant appeared more sci-fi than milk factory.
All Whites captain Winston Reid climbs above New Caledonia's defenders during the Fifa World Cup qualifier at Forsyth Barr Stadium in March.
ODT photographer Craig Baxter shares his favourite snaps for 2013.