The Colour Burst fun run in Queenstown got off to a wet start, but that did not stop masses of people turning up, ready for action.
The second Colour Burst run in Queenstown is inspired by the Indian Holi festival of colour. The festival celebrates the arrival of spring, end of winter and highlights the victory of good over evil.
Haast AgriScience student Elle Perriam will long remember the 55th Glenorchy race meeting.
It is the one where she had a close encounter with a wooden guard rail and a photographer but emerged uninjured.
This is folk music, but not as you know it.
Pulling inspiration from a wide spectrum of genres, from swing to bluegrass, soul to rock and world music, Albi & The Wolves offer a decadent serving of double bass, guitar, and violin accompanied by Albi’s smooth vocal stylings. These elements come together to create both a potent foot stomping rhythm and a captivating presence.
Our South Today reporter, Meena Amso caught up with the band before their Queenstown gig tonight (Friday) at the Sherwood Motel.
Queenstown's first ever polo club is due to launch on Friday.
The club, on a property beneath Coronet Peak, has been set up by Australian Jonathan Gabler and has been conducting training sessions this week.
Italian-based soprano and University of Otago graduate Anna Leese is back in town.
Leese has returned to the city to perform this weekend with the Southern Sinfonia.
She says the opportunity to return to Dunedin is a chance to catch up with family, and shop at a local bridal boutique.