Spectators donned denim and leather instead of togs and jandles at Oreti Beach on Friday.
They will be burning horses in the backcountry of Gore, Southland.
"Whether you like your motorcycles. Whether you like Burt or your just into the camaraderie, people are out there enjoying all aspects of motorcycling."
It's Burt's charisma and give-it-all-or-nothing attitude that draws people into his engineering and racing feats.
The first example of tradition Māori carving in Antarctica is on its way.
People left the 2019 Gibbston Valley Concert rain-drenched and covered in mud - but they were smiling.
The mayor was just after a backstage pass, but got more than he bargained for while greeting a legendary rock star off the plane.
OPINION: Festive joy doesn't always come giftwrapped.
REVIEW: Saturday was a thriller of a night for those of us who went along to the Michael Jackson HIStory Show in Invercargill.
Nanogirl Live In Engineering Magic was educational, entertaining and full of explosions.
It was funny, it was serious and it was down right outrageous.
Gore Musical Theatre's Mamma Mia should come with a warning.