Kim Dungey

A little England in Central

A little England in Central

The owners of this Cromwell property wanted a warm, comfortable house that felt like a home. Kim Dungey reports.

Hallelujah house

Hallelujah house

A musical couple have been in seventh heaven since moving into a converted church. KIM DUNGEY reports.

Words while you wait

Words while you wait

Can poetry make you feel better? Ruth Arnison thinks so. She talks to KIM DUNGEY.

Dead interesting

Dead interesting

Many of us avoid cemeteries for as long as possible, but Stephen Deed says they have fascinating stories to tell. He talks to KIM DUNGEY.

Dark and mysterious

Dark and mysterious

Strong, feminine women in life, literature and film fuel Sarah Dolby's imagination. The Otago Peninsula artist talks to Kim Dungey.

Energising the home

Energising the home

It's World Green Building Week. Kim Dungey takes a look at a Christchurch home so efficient, the electricity bills are predicted to be nothing. 

Into the sunset

Into the sunset A once peerless name in Dunedin retailing will soon ride off into the sunset. Kim Dungey looks back at the colourful history of Arthur Barnett.

Restoration work on a major scale

Restoration work on a major scale

After a year of planning and two months of work, the refurbished music room at Larnach Castle recently reopened to the public. Kim Dungey looks inside.

Technically advanced

Technically advanced

As the Otago Daily Times prepares to celebrate this year's Class Act awards next week, Kim Dungey catches up with some former recipients and finds their lives are seamlessly integrated with the digital universe. 

Hooper houses still impress

Hooper houses still impress

Basil Hooper was a leading figure in the New Zealand Arts and Crafts movement. Kim Dungey visits one of the first homes he designed in Dunedin.