Race winner Aaron Farlow, from Australia, collapses at the finish of Challenge Wanaka 2012. After an epic race in which he battled broken equipment on his bike, he came back to win by a 10-minute margin. His expression is one of relief, pain,...
Straight from the winterless north, an Auckland curler misjudges the slip factor during her first delivery at the Bonspiel, Idaburn dam. Photo by Peter McIntosh.
Often an ordinary job can turn into a delight - Tom Galway (97) takes on a couple of giants of the Otago Spirit rugby team in indoor bowls at Yvette Williams rest-home. Photo by Craig Baxter.
Sekonaia Pole, of Otago Boys' High School, scores as Aleki Morris celebrates a cherished try in the Highlanders First 15 competition. Photo by Peter McIntosh.
We only had one chance for the shot as the Squirrel helicopter was low on fuel. The two things out of my control in this photograph which were just the icing on the cake are the wonderful light on the snow behind the helicopter and the spontaneous...
A brutal St Clair surf turned the annual Round White Island race into complete carnage, especially for Brighton's Tim Lungley, who lost his togs after losing the battle with the heavy surf. Photo by Craig Baxter.
A tree was no barrier for Prime Minister John Key during his golf match at Balmacewen golf course. Photo by Peter McIntosh.
Otago Daily Times photographers' favourite shots for 2012.