As Aristotle mused, while slapping sunscreen on the skin left exposed by his beach toga: The whole is greater than the summer of fits and starts.
Our summer series continues with a story of the ritual humiliation inflicted on political pundits who underestimated the Don.
The morning of the Kaikoura earthquake, Steph Thompson opened her Four Square store in a dressing gown. And that's how her customers arrived, too.
Summer in New Zealand isn't all about iceblocks and sunburn.
Thousands ran on Sunday, with many making it a personal challenge, a costume party or a family day out