ODT book reviewer Ted Fox, a Dunedin online marketing and social media consultant, describes his best read of 2014: No Regrets, Coyote, by John Dufresne (Serpents Tail, Allen & Unwin).
Now is the time to shake off the winter cobwebs and move. Timothy Brown looks into dance forms around Dunedin. Today he looks at ballet.
If you're reading this somewhere in the Wakatipu Basin - or just about anywhere in Otago for that matter - look out the window and check out those hills. You're living in a hunting paradise, writes Guy Williams, who goes on the trail of some words of wisdom ...
At the end of November, three blade shearers headed to Ben Omar station to work on some stragglers missed in the muster. Hamish MacLean caught up with them to learn about the job, the lifestyle and what is, they say, a dying art.
Lonely Planet says the Otago Peninsula is one of the best places in the world for a bike ride, so I thought I'd better include a peninsula ride in this series.
ODT book reviewer and Dunedin scientist Cushla McKinney describes her best read of 2014: Lamplighter, by Kerry Donovan Brown (Victoria University Press).
Welcome to Streets of Gold, a Summer Times series celebrating Dunedin’s rich architectural heritage. Today, in collaboration with Heritage New Zealand researchers Heather Bauchop and Susan Irvine, we take a stroll along Royal Tce.
Author and Observer writer Robert McCrum's 11th choice in his essential works of non-fiction is Seamus Heaney’s North.
Shane Gilchrist presents a special Summer Times selection of albums that, although obscure, are worth exploring.
When it comes to collecting passport stamps, ODT sports writer Alistair McMurran is a master. Recently, Mali became the 171st country or territory he has visited. Here is the fourth and final part of his journey.
Following on from the popular drive destinations series in last year's Summer Times, the ODT motoring team has been out exploring again.
Dunedin international cyclist Alison Shanks is used to living out of a suitcase, but during one of her rare days at home, she let Lea Jones take a peek in her wardrobe.
George Griffiths and Ray Hargreaves present their collated historical impressions of Otago.
New Zealand cricket is still struggling to establish a fully functional set-up in the professional era, long-serving coach Billy Ibadulla argues.
A change of lifestyle has seen a former West Otago farmer swap deer for worms. Marjorie Cook finds out how going back to the good life has worked for Lloyd Thayer.
High above the passer-by, glass or wire netting-covered openings give a tantalising glimpse into the towers and spires of historic Dunedin. Overcoming vertigo, David Loughrey ventured where most do not get to go. Here, he explores the magic spaces inside the clock towers of the Dunedin Railway Station, Dunedin Town Hall, the University of Otago's registry building, and the spire of Knox Church.