Hydroplane boats reached speeds of more than 250km on Lake Dunstan over the weekend.
The speedy watercraft were competing in the final leg of the four-round Hydro Thunder Series, which started in Taupo earlier this year.
Bringing beauty from clay is the aim of a potter based in Lake Hawea.
While the ceramic works she creates are often sets of dinner plates and bowls, each piece is carefully hand-crafted and unique.
Horsepower of a different kind turned up to greet riders on the final day of the Goldfields Cavalcade.
Made of steel and powered by petrol rather than hay, a veteran car from Pataeroa was displayed at the local parade ground.
Each year, the Cavalcade gives horse riders, wagon drivers, walkers and cyclists a taste of back-country Central Otago.
One of the longest trails is the light wagon and riding trail, which this year sees them travelling about eight hours a day for seven days from Tarras to Patearoa.
For some, their vision of a dream holiday conjures up floating in a pool with cocktails to follow.
But for Christchurch man Rob Hutchings, his latest holiday involved a 240km swim of the Clutha River — from Lake Wanaka to the Pacific Ocean.
Pumpkins, pets, and ponies were all part of this year's Mount Benger A&P Show in Roxburgh on Saturday.
The day also included volunteer fire fighters raising funds to help southern farmers affected by the recent floods.
Now in it's 28th year, the Otago Goldfields Cavalcade is set to see hundreds of horse riders, wagoners, walkers, and cyclists arrive in Patearoa this coming Saturday.
Two of the trail bosses say they have attended nearly all of them and are not looking to stop just yet.
Schoolchildren in the Queenstown Lakes District can look forward to a visit from a superhero character who fights plastic waste.
Waste Free Wanda is a character created by Hawea resident Anna van Riel who is visiting schools in the region with a message on how to reduce waste.
Two Wanaka skateboarders are getting ready to compete at a national event in Wellington next month.
The duo have been lucky enough to hone their skills on the only full vert-ramp in the South Island.