Steampunk maker James Bryan combines ‘‘do-it-yourself’’ creativity with Victorian views of the future. Kim Dungey reports.
A Dunedin family tells Kim Dungey about life in a converted Victorian church.
Max Quinn has spent half a century telling stories, many of them gathered at the ends of the earth, Kim Dungey reports.
This Dunedin home pushes boundaries, as Kim Dungey reports.
A compact house near Queenstown is full of interesting angles. Kim Dungey reports.
Otago Polytechnic design student Jeremy Metherell is doing his bit for anyone who has ever tipped out of a hammock.
Jerome Partington wants New Zealanders building their own homes to shift their thinking from compliance to "doing good". He talks to Kim Dungey.
This Wanaka holiday home was designed to cater for extended family and friends. Kim Dungey reports.
There’s a landline buried somewhere near Richard Naish’s holiday home but no plans to connect it. Kim Dungey reports.
A tale of young love and ludicrous deception, Charley’s Aunt is widely regarded as one of the most entertaining farces written. Kim Dungey looks at the Globe Theatre’s end-of-year production.
A young family lived in a garage and loft for two years while completing their dream home. Kim Dungey reports.
When a former Dunedin couple moved back to their home town, they looked at only one house before buying. Kim Dungey reports.
A small cottage on the Taieri Plain was extended and revitalised in what became an award-winning project. Kim Dungey reports.
In 2006, then prime minister Helen Clark presented 55 of Otago’s top high school pupils with Class Act awards. Ten years on, Kim Dungey finds out where the young achievers are now.
The owners of this holiday home used inexpensive materials to create a modern rustic look. Kim Dungey reports.
This Dunedin home features original fixtures that are enjoying a new wave of popularity. Kim Dungey takes a look.
Others saw only a steep, overgrown site but a Dunedin couple saw potential and set about planning their dream home. Kim Dungey reports.
The owners of this Cromwell property wanted a warm, comfortable house that felt like a home. Kim Dungey reports.
This Dunedin mansion might have seen better days, but many of the original features are intact. Kim Dungey reports.
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.