The Press' best pics of 2013

Lined up: Environment Canterbury resource management officer, Tim Ashton, centre, reacts after four-wheel-drivers got stuck trying to pull another vehicle from the Avon Heathcote Estuary.
Lined up: Environment Canterbury resource management officer, Tim Ashton, centre, reacts after four-wheel-drivers got stuck trying to pull another vehicle from the Avon Heathcote Estuary.
SPEAKING OUT: Rev Mike Coleman during a WeCan protest outside the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's headquarters.
SPEAKING OUT: Rev Mike Coleman during a WeCan protest outside the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority's headquarters.
FROSTY FUN: Regan Sellers, 4, and his father, Edward Sellers, play in the snow at Cashmere's Victoria Park.
FROSTY FUN: Regan Sellers, 4, and his father, Edward Sellers, play in the snow at Cashmere's Victoria Park.
WALK OF THE LIVING DEAD: Design and Arts College make-up students display their zombie make-up stills with a walk through Re:Start mall.
WALK OF THE LIVING DEAD: Design and Arts College make-up students display their zombie make-up stills with a walk through Re:Start mall.
BROTHERS IN ARMS: Bob Parker and Tony Marryatt were in step during their tenure in charge of the city.
BROTHERS IN ARMS: Bob Parker and Tony Marryatt were in step during their tenure in charge of the city.
WARM GLOW: Sunrise from the mouth of the Waimakariri River heralds warmer temperatures with northwesterly winds.
WARM GLOW: Sunrise from the mouth of the Waimakariri River heralds warmer temperatures with northwesterly winds.
DRY TAPS: Machinery tears down the Canterbury Brewery's sign during the final stages of the building's demolition.
DRY TAPS: Machinery tears down the Canterbury Brewery's sign during the final stages of the building's demolition.
CHANGING LANDSCAPE: Police sergeant Greg Hume, officer in charge of the police kiosk in Cathedral Square, with the view of the Christ Church Cathedral from his office.
CHANGING LANDSCAPE: Police sergeant Greg Hume, officer in charge of the police kiosk in Cathedral Square, with the view of the Christ Church Cathedral from his office.
PARTY LIFE: Students take a tour of Canterbury pubs in the Undie 500 car rally.
PARTY LIFE: Students take a tour of Canterbury pubs in the Undie 500 car rally.
MAKING PEACE: New Zealand First MP Richard Prosser meets with local Muslim leader Hassan Haji Ibrahim after publishing an article on Muslim terriorists.
MAKING PEACE: New Zealand First MP Richard Prosser meets with local Muslim leader Hassan Haji Ibrahim after publishing an article on Muslim terriorists.
TAKE THAT: A bucking bronco leaves a cowboy lying in the dust during this year's Canterbury Rodeo.
TAKE THAT: A bucking bronco leaves a cowboy lying in the dust during this year's Canterbury Rodeo.
EXHAUSTED: Nellie Hunt and son Manawa, 9, are moving into Waltham Park after being evicted from their rental home.
EXHAUSTED: Nellie Hunt and son Manawa, 9, are moving into Waltham Park after being evicted from their rental home.
STREET ART: A man walks his dog on ground where shops once stood in New Brighton.
STREET ART: A man walks his dog on ground where shops once stood in New Brighton.
TIME FOR REFLECTION: New Regent St's colourful building facades are captured in the windows of the tram.
TIME FOR REFLECTION: New Regent St's colourful building facades are captured in the windows of the tram.
LASTING SORROW: Fences on the former CTV site are filled with flowers and tributes to those lost in the February 2011 earthquake.
LASTING SORROW: Fences on the former CTV site are filled with flowers and tributes to those lost in the February 2011 earthquake.
READY TO SERVE: Yu Ouyang puts the final touches to Sampan House before it reopens.
READY TO SERVE: Yu Ouyang puts the final touches to Sampan House before it reopens.

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