A document of the Otago, New Zealand township of Port Chalmers.
The camera explores the interior and exterior of a house. A thick slab of bread is buttered and a small child examines a book.
The camera pans across a line of white washing blowing in the wind.
Thorndon contrasts the half-constructed shapes and incursions of urban planning with the worn traces of urban settlement.
A woman irons a piece of child's clothing, revealing the dexterity and attention gained from repetition of the activity.