It has been an interesting music year for the Otago Daily Times reviewers. Today, Mark Orton shares his top albums for 2011 and one to watch.
Heading up into the hills above Palmerston and enjoying one of Otago's longest downhills on the way home. The "Tuffnuts" option includes a trip to Otago's El Dorado, Macraes.
Annabel Gudsell, general manager for Tourism Waitaki, spends a lot of time on the road and wears clothing that can travel the distance. But what other treasures are hiding in her wardrobe? Lea Jones takes a look.
Earlier this year, Otago Daily Times reporter Mark Price and wife Cathy toured Spain, France and Germany by bicycle, pedalling their way through a northern hemisphere spring.
Perhaps it was passion. Maybe it was stubbornness. Either way, Alec Knight was certainly patient.
George Griffiths and Ray Hargreaves present their compiled historical impressions of life in Otago.
For longer than we can really nail down, the four of us have been attending Cup Week in Christchurch. Rex Martin, from Wellington, Stephen Gray, from Nelson, Nevan Trotter and myself, from...
It was not what he expected. Ron Cain was given a rude awakening into the realities of international sport when his protest was turned down at Madrid in 1981.
Carmen Johnson 's goals for the hols.
"I would like to see a large-scale opera play at the new stadium, because the Dunedin Stadium is ideally suited to stage such works and can become an arts stadium just as much as a sports stadium.
George Griffiths and Ray Hargreaves present their collated historical impressions of Otago.
Entrepreneurship is not for everyone, but if the idea of becoming an entrepreneur excites you for any reason, then that is a great start, says Lisa McCarthy, of Upstart Business Incubator.
The United States is seen as the big unknown for Jade Software but after some recent success in Europe, the Christchurch-based company is preparing for a push into Silicon Valley and California.
We were told about the devastating effect of hurricanes when we visited Grenada, but never expected to experience it first-hand on our trip to the Caribbean in September. Randy, the manager of...
Shane Gilchrist highlights a recent album release by musicians once in the headlines:
Not content with getting his autobiography into the top 10 list of the country's best-selling non-fiction publications, first-time author and ex motorcycle racer Graeme Crosby has his eyes on the top spot.
"Take me in. I'm over the limit. I'm going to jail this time," recidivist drink-driver Keith confessed, words slurred. How many drinks are too many? We take the test We...
We walked in as five professional adults. There was handshaking, polite introductions and talk about the weather. We walked out as five drunks.
In the past three years, four people in the Dunedin area were killed in alcohol-related crashes and 193 people were seriously injured. This year, until December 23, 633 people had been...
This Tudor-style home on the slopes of St Clair was designed by architect F. W. Petre for him and his new bride to move into more than 125 years ago. But as Kim Dungey learns, theirs was not a smooth path into marriage or home ownership.