Kicking back and relaxing

Riverton crowds make the most of the sunshine yesterday.
Riverton crowds make the most of the sunshine yesterday.
EJ Ringor (green top) and Zaldy Ringor catching fish off the bridge at Riverton.
EJ Ringor (green top) and Zaldy Ringor catching fish off the bridge at Riverton.
Harry Burgess, 16, and his brother Jack, 13, taken an unplanned dip on a sunny Riverton afternoon yesterday.
Harry Burgess, 16, and his brother Jack, 13, taken an unplanned dip on a sunny Riverton afternoon yesterday.
A family of three generations, from left, Joan Hopcroft, of Riverton, her neice Mary Burgess, of Geraldine, and nephew Freddy Reed, 2.
A family of three generations, from left, Joan Hopcroft, of Riverton, her neice Mary Burgess, of Geraldine, and nephew Freddy Reed, 2.
A lovely day in Riverton with crowds enjoying the sunshine.
A lovely day in Riverton with crowds enjoying the sunshine.

The south appears to be the place to be with consistent balmy temperatures during the Christmas holidays.

Times' photographer Robyn Edie venture out to Riverton yesterday to capture people relaxing in the sun.

Caitlin Te Tai, 7, of Invercargill, fishes with Piper Spencer, 9, and Griffyn Spencer, 11, both from Christchurch. All three joined the summer crowds of people at Riverton.
Caitlin Te Tai, 7, of Invercargill, fishes with Piper Spencer, 9, and Griffyn Spencer, 11, both from Christchurch. All three joined the summer crowds of people at Riverton.

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