An alpine retreat balances the needs of the owners with solutions for harsh winter weather, Kim Dungey reports.
New Zealand is a land perfect for growing trees. Kim Dungey talks to author Peter Janssen, who has been documenting the most characterful specimens.
Dunedin's Rugby World Cup games are over, so what's next for the city's controversial stadium? Kim Dungey talks to the man at the helm.
Restoration work on the former Clarendon toll house uncovered some of its secrets.
A small building near Milton serves as a reminder of the toll gates once common on the Taieri and throughout New Zealand. Kim Dungey reports.
Wallabies playmaker Quade Cooper might be public enemy No. 1 in New Zealand in the midst of the Rugby World Cup.
In a neighbourhood near you, old homes are making way for later arrivals. Kim Dungey visits Belgrave Cres and finds three families who held a street party to celebrate their villas' survival.
Forgotten for more than 50 years, Dunedin's former infectious diseases hospital is finally getting some attention. Kim Dungey pays a visit.
Concrete block, trestle legs and electronic doors... Kim Dungey finds that a winning Wanaka kitchen is anything but traditional.
Blackboards and rulers have been replaced by ballet shoes and climbing gear at Dunedin's former King Edward Technical College. Kim Dungey steps inside.
Plans can change, as one Class Act student found out post study, Kim Dungey reports.
They were the stars of their year back in 2004, poised to take on the world. Seven years on, Kim Dungey has caught up to see what they are doing now.
Many of New Zealand's talented young people are heading overseas in search of money and adventure. Kim Dungey asks those recognised by Otago Daily Times Class Act awards in 2004 if there is any incentive to stay.
Studying at Cambridge is magical. A bit like Harry Potter, Andrew Haines tells Kim Dungey.
When a Dunedin couple traded their listed inner-city property for a place in the suburbs, they wanted a home that was simple and easy to live in. Kim Dungey views the result.
Cold, damp houses have been linked to everything from asthma to depression. Yet many of us will spend this winter in them, perhaps wondering how - with rising petrol and food costs - we will ever afford improvements.
Most people renovate or move when their house no longer meet their needs, but some find other solutions. Kim Dungey talks to a couple who liked the views from their section so much, they decided to demolish their home and rebuild.
Planting days are the public face of revegetation projects. But that's when the hard work really begins. Kim Dungey reports.
Is recent public concern about the care provided in rest-homes justified, and is the Government doing enough to ensure our elderly are well looked after? Kim Dungey reports.
The number of people in New Zealand aged 65 and older will surpass one million by the late 2020s, but what will become of the frail elderly? Kim Dungey reports.