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.
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.
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.
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.
As the gavel falls on his 12-year career in the auction
business, Kevin Hayward gives Kim Dungey a tour of his own
favourite pieces and offers practical advice for would-be
Retaining your own personal style when renting can be
achieved, reports Kim Dungey.
Worrying appropriately about real concerns helps keep us
safe, but too much fear can ruin people's lives. Kim Dungey
Nobody likes to be sick or to be near someone who is about
to throw up. But for some people, vomiting is so terrifying,
it causes intense panic. Kim Dungey reports.
Fancy playing detective and tracing the history of your
home? Kim Dungey tells you where to look for clues.
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