Skiers now praying for snow
CAN'T WAIT: Skiers and snowboarders are eagerly awaiting the start of the ski season.
Engineer crowned beauty
FINALISTS: Sophie Trolove (Taranaki), Stephanie Tierney (Bay of Plenty), Judeena Carpenter (Christchurch).
Standing the test of time
When it was first built, this house was dubbed the Sumner Opera House.
A vintage year
Sam Neill in his Central Otago vineyard with a glass of his Two Paddocks wine.
The Aqua Plan
David East presents Mayor Bob Parker with a petition calling for a water park in New Brighton.
Himawari seems to have already struck a chord with Japanese and Korean residents and visitors.
Christchurch East MP Lianne Dalziel says her best style advice came from Judith Tizard.
It started with a quake - and soon Templeton residents could be seeing shootouts in the streets.
It was always going to be a hard act to follow.
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From the fringes of the central city to the suburbs beyond, the rebuild is gathering pace.
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