Until a few years ago, Winton was like any other small town in New Zealand, a place holiday-makers travelled through on their way to their destination.
Former Silver Ferns coach and current Netball New Zealand president Lois Muir could be addressing a group of school children one hour and heading to a glitzy award ceremony the next.
It's green. Very green. And one of the fastest production motorcycles ever built.
You may know the voice, but what does More FM morning show host Nicky Hunt (37) throw on before she heads out of her home? Lea Jones finds out.
Dunedin lawyer Antony Hamel is an enthusiastic explorer of the city's many tracks and trails, including those linking heritage attractions in the inner city streets, as well as those on the city's outskirts and crossing nearby mountains.
It could not have been a more fitting farewell for Warren Lees, Otago's most successful cricket captain, if he himself had written the script.
Forty years ago, in a Dunedin milk bar, a young man was consumed by a desire to write. Otago Daily Times journalist Chris Field was that man.
It began with a table tennis tournament in Hokitika in September and ended with a 1300km round trip from one side of the South Island to the other a few weeks later.