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THAT’S THE SPIRIT: The Southland Times customer services assistants Lisa Stratford, left, and Kim Peepe hold some of the presents donated for the Christmas Tree Appeal.
Troy McAlister, of Winton, finishes second in the 2013 Luxmore Grunt.
ANTI-POACHING DRIVE: Constable Steve Winsloe, of Winton, left, and Lillburn Valley farmer Darryl King discuss how to prevent poaching and rural crime.
Pictured receiving his 28-year clasp is Sergeant Wing-wah Ng with District Commander Superintendent Andrew Coster, left, and Wing-wah Ng's wife Paula.
NZ Hill climb champs held on Bluff Hill on Thursday, pictured riders coming back down the hill between races.
Times' reporter Jamie Searle capture the action and behind-the-scene moments at the Riverside Speedway.
PARTY PLANNER: Venture Southland ILT Kidzone festival director Laura Russell has started planning for the Kidzone 10th birthday next year.
Archie Body, 9, and his Dorper lamb Blackie at the West Otago A&P Show.
Times' photographer Nicole Gourley captures the HMNZS Canterbury while it was stationed in Bluff.
Images from the celebration in Tuatapere mark the Southern Scenic Route's 25 years.
It's a dog day at the opening of the new Invercargill Dog Park.
Images from the 2013 SIT show.
Scenes from the Invercargill Musical Theatre Company's theatre restaurant - Back to the 80's.
Reporter Jo McKenzie-McLean experiences the new Roxburgh Gorge and Clutha Gold trail first-hand.
Times' photographer John Hawkins checks out the action at the Southland Landrover Club rally.
Images from the Invercargill Fire Brigade's 150th celebrations held at the weekend.
Times' chief photographer Robyn Edie spent time at this year's Great Little Train Show.
Times' chief photographer Robyn Edie captures the action at this year's truck parade.
Times' chief photographer Robyn Edie captures the scene at the Ohai Railway Board Heritage Trust's clearing sale at the weekend.
Visions of the Sea, designed by Alysha Dover.
NATIONAL CHAMPIONS: Southern Sou’NZ coach Jill Rodgers, left, and musical director Glenys Carson celebrate victory with the group’s singers who won the gold medal in the small chorus competition at the New Zealand Association of Barbershop Singers Convention in Invercargill.
Willowbank and Waikaka schools combined for their performance.
Almost 1000 weary yet happy women took part in this year's Spring Challenge at Mt Rosa.
Images from this year's annual festival in Alexandra.
ILT Sing Out musical director Sarah Rae conducts the Massed Choir on Opening night at the Civic Theater.
Times' chief photographer Robyn Edie takes a sneak peak at this year's blooms.
A team works on clearing the Milford road, east of the Homer Tunnel.
Maia Beeching, 2, is excited about the toy car that mum Paula Beeching bought her at the Rices Powerstore Expo on Saturday.
Wendy and Don Harvey at the NZ Road Transport Hall of Fame Awards evaning held at the Bill Richardson Truck Museum.
Hamish Beadle on his way to winning the under-19 race for the day at the Southland Mountainbike Club winter series at Sandy Point on Sunday.
Former Otago players Nick Moore, left, and Dave Latta with the Ranfurly Shield during its visit to Balclutha this month.
Helen Peterson on the Lower Mataura River.
Makarewa School on stage at Polyfest.
Times' chief photographer Robyn Edie catches up with the little ones as they take part in a fun run in Invercargill
Times' chief photographer Robyn Edie captures the fun of the Peacehaven wearable arts fashion show.
The entry by Abigail Bakker, of Tauranga, which won the 'Arauha Award'. (This was her Collections section entry).
Props manager Julia Adams fills plates with coleslaw and creamed rice for the cast to use onstage.
Times' chief photographer Robyn Edie captures the joy of tiny ballerinas at the Twinkle Toes Dance Class in Invercargill.