As rising sea levels highlight the problems of building in low-lying areas, Kim Dungey talks to a Karitane couple who battled for the right to build on flood-prone land.
Worrying appropriately about real concerns helps keep us safe, but too much fear can ruin people's lives. Kim Dungey investigates.
Fancy playing detective and tracing the history of your home? Kim Dungey tells you where to look for clues.
Travelling the world, having a family and building his own house were always on Warren Cullen's bucket list. As Kim Dungey reports, he's now ticked off all three.
Like a phoenix rising from the ashes, a former warehouse and ballet school that was badly damaged by fire six years ago is getting a new lease on life, writes Kim Dungey.
In her new book, award-winning Dunedin author Rachel Stedman plays with the idea of where technology might take us. Kim Dungey reports.
A Canterbury couple displaced by earthquakes have created a vintage vibe in a former church. Kim Dungey reports.
All eyes were on the catwalk recently as seven Otago Polytechnic fashion students showed their finest garments at Shanghai Fashion Week.
After her daughter, Sophie, was murdered by a former boyfriend, Lesley Elliott made it her mission to help others avoid abusive relationships.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Retaining your own personal style when renting can be achieved, reports Kim Dungey.
Fact and fiction collide in a telemovie based on the marriage of an Australian commoner to a Danish prince, writes Kim Dungey.
It sounds improbable: a wealthy entrepreneur approaches a Queenstown architect and asks him to design a huge fashion complex in China. But, as Kim Dungey reports, that is exactly what's happening and he's using Dunedin expertise to get the job done.
The owners of this Cromwell property wanted a warm, comfortable house that felt like a home. Kim Dungey reports.