Strong, feminine women in life, literature and film fuel Sarah Dolby's imagination. The Otago Peninsula artist talks to Kim Dungey.
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.
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.
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 collectors.
Retaining your own personal style when renting can be achieved, reports 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.
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.
After her daughter, Sophie, was murdered by a former boyfriend, Lesley Elliott made it her mission to help others avoid abusive relationships.
All eyes were on the catwalk recently as seven Otago Polytechnic fashion students showed their finest garments at Shanghai Fashion Week.
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.