Otago Daily Times: Magazine

Engineer cast shadow

Engineer cast shadow

When you next pass the old gas streetlamp on display at Toitu Otago Settlers Museum, take a closer look at the words cast on it.

Ancient passages

Ancient passages

A Queenstown couple's curiosity about an old family Bible has taken them on a journey of great distance and genealogical discovery that touches on a 17th-century Dublin dean and his doctor son, accusations of heresy, as well as adventurers who had a hand in shaping this country. Shane Gilchrist reports. 

DIY - It's all online

DIY - It's all online

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

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. 

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