Nicky Jackson loves the converted church she has owned since 2009, and is preparing for her family to move in full-time. She spoke to reporter Eileen Goodwin.
ODT subeditor Tony Love has been obsessed by sport for more than 40 years. However, the all-consuming passion of youth has dulled and, as he gets older, it is the aspects of sport that bug him that occupy more and more of his thoughts.
Following in their father's footsteps in the harness racing industry came naturally for the Williamson boys. Sally Rae speaks to the family about working together and staying friends.
They do it for love, not money, and readers of the Otago Daily Times sports pages over the past few decades should be thankful for that. They are the long-serving ''stringers'', or contributing writers. In the first of three profiles, sports editor Hayden Meikle talks to golf guru Bill Trewern.
Sample: ''For reasons I've always found difficult to explain, the Springbok rugby tour of 1956 has stayed in the dark at the back of my mind and haunted my memories.
Readers will not necessarily have to enjoy the work of the actor/director/writer Alan Alda to warm to the autobiographical ride he takes them on through his fascinating life.
Otago Daily Times technology editor Dene Mackenzie has sourced the king of printers and a snazzy new cellphone to give away to two lucky Summer Times readers.
Uncorking problems, rather than bottling them up, is the answer to resolving rifts between relatives who work together on a daily basis, Sarah Mills tells reporter Lucy Ibbotson. The wine analogy is a fitting one for the Mills family, who founded Wanaka's Rippon Vineyard 30 years ago and still carry forward a century-old family legacy.
Eggs are one of my desert-island foods. When I want a nourishing lunch or light supper in a hurry, they tick all the boxes.
Mark Ward got an offer he couldn't refuse. In just two shipments, he nearly cleaned out his supplier's entire North American stock of plastic drink bottles.
Dunedin professional runner Anna Frost has competed in some of the toughest trail and mountain races in the world.
Whatever else you include, don't forget to stock a bottle or two of riesling - any self-respecting summer wine list shouldn't be without one or two.
Dunedin's history can be seen in its towering church spires, but also found hidden behind small doors. Chris Morris explores.
With the 2012 London Olympics just around the corner, we thought we would look back at some of our favourite Olympic moments. Today, Olympic cyclist Alison Shanks looks at Danyon Loader's gold-medal swims at the 1996 Games.
There is not an area of Grace Ockwell's home that has not been touched by her well-practised, needle-wielding hand.
Bucket lists can be as broad or as narrow as you like. Sports editor Hayden Meikle identifies the 10 great sporting events he would like to attend.
Summer Times asked 12 Otago people to describe the best day of their lives. (To ensure variety, we ruled out the day contributors met their partners, married them, or their children were born.)