Converted shipping containers are used as shops, storage facilities and workers' accommodation but there are still very few examples in Dunedin. Kim Dungey reports on one.
It’s dry, warm and efficient, and Cushla McCarthy couldn’t be happier with her new climate-safe home, writes Kim Dungey.
Newspaper photographers are in a privileged position, says Stephen Jaquiery, whose career is the focus of a new book. Kim Dungey talks to the award-winning photographer and people in his most memorable assignments.
Applying science to building will give us better performing houses, says Peter Wolfkamp. He talks to Kim Dungey.
Converted into flats in the 1940s, this brick beauty on the cliffs above St Clair is now a family home again. Kim Dungey reports.
It is 400 years since the arrival of the first African slaves in the British colony of Jamestown, Virginia, but slavery and trafficking still affect millions of people. A former Otago woman working...
Kim Dungey revisits the 2009 recipients of the Otago Daily Times Class Act awards, now in their late 20s.
This house, which is more than 150 years old, was once earmarked for demolition. Kim Dungey reports.
Rather than "bolt a solar power station'' on their existing house, an Otago couple decided to start from scratch and build a passive house, Kim Dungey reports.
This building was never designed to be lived in. Its conversion to a home is the result of one man’s vision and drive, as well as months of back-breaking work. Kim Dungey reports.
A certified passive house, this Dunedin home stays at a comfortable temperature year-round while needing very little energy to operate. Kim Dungey reports.
A Dunedin house built more than 120 years ago is a treasure trove of historic items and details. Kim Dungey reports.
In January 2008, a freak car crash in the Dunedin suburb of St Kilda left one boy dead and another seriously injured. Survivor Harrison Kemp talks to Kim Dungey.