Kim Dungey

Words of love

Words of love

After her daughter, Sophie, was murdered by a former boyfriend, Lesley Elliott made it her mission to help others avoid abusive relationships.

Eye of the beholder

Eye of the beholder

Collecting art can be confusing, even intimidating, so where do you start? Kim Dungey reports.

In the zone for action-packed day

In the zone for action-packed day

A former hairdresser and meat packer has just won the country's top kitchen design award for the second time in four years. Kim Dungey reports.

Following their passions

Following their passions

Former recipients of the Otago Daily Times Class Act awards are making names for themselves in the arts. We talk to six of the best.

A handy reputation

A handy reputation

Traditionally, New Zealanders have done their own home improvements rather than spend money on tradesmen. But are we still a nation of do-it-yourselfers? Kim Dungey looks at the changing face of DIY. 

DIY - It's all online

DIY - It's all online

When Steven Loughrey wanted to tile his bathroom, he turned to YouTube.

Behind the facade

Behind the facade

It looks like a typical row of student flats but behind the front doors, not everything is as it seems. Kim Dungey reports on a new development on the University of Otago campus.

Starting over

Starting over

When a Dunedin couple wanted someone to design their retirement home, they knew exactly who to turn to. Kim Dungey reports.

Library has something for everyone

Library has something for everyone

No longer just a collection of books, the public library is using new technologies to deliver content anywhere, any time. Kim Dungey visits the Dunedin city library and talks to those who use its services.

Bringing new life to old villa

Bringing new life to old villa

A hard-working Dunedin couple have given this old home a new lease of life and a new location. Kim Dungey reports.