House Of The Week

House of the week: Thorndon


This grand-old home's renovation came with its challenges. But, looking at the result, they were worth it.

House of the week: Taupo


This holiday home has been inspired by its beautiful surroundings.

House of the week: Kumeu


This cosy, liveable Auckland home was renovated from a grand but austere 1930s bungalow.

House of the week: Papamoa


This light, modern home is like Miami meets Muscat but it fits right in in the Bay of Plenty.

House of the week: Taranaki

House of the week

The builders of this elegant home wanted to inspire people to think "out of the box" while sticking to a budget.

House of the week: Prebbleton

House of the week

This owners of this Canterbury home wanted an abode that suited people and pets alike.

House of the week: Melrose


Tui frolicking in the garden provided the main inspiration for this gorgeous Wellington home.

House of the week: Pelorus


This small-but-perfectly-formed-bach is all about the view.

A bach on sleds

House of the week

All homes in this coastal erosion zone must be removable: cue some good old Kiwi ingenuity.

Home of the week: Queenstown


Seven hundred basalt tiles, each one weighing 60kgs, make up this Lake Wakatipu home.

House of the week: Kelburn


This renovation of a gorgeous old home took seven years of brain power.

House of the week: Containers

House of the week: Containers

It's movable. It's affordable. It's recycled. It's also very, very slick.

Dream Whangamata home


This beautiful home makes the most of an odd section and maximises light and views.

House of the week: Peka Peka


This beautiful modern home appears almost like a floating hangar, hovering over the beach and hills.

House of the week: Akatarawa


This gorgeous in-the-trees property may just be home to the most envy-making deck we've ever seen.

House of the week: Lakehouse


Okay folks, this may just be our dream home - it's bach-meets-Hamptons-meets-boathouse.

House of the week: Raumati


The modern makeover of a World War II army hut is a dream come true for a young Raumati Beach couple.

A high-design bach

House Great Barrier

Designed to complement its natural surroundings, this Great Barrier Island bach is a lesson in simplicity.

House of the week: Gibbston

House Gibbston

With no roof, no floor and only three walls, this home required special care to restore it to its former glory.

House of the week: Oropi


This house is both timeless yet very 1950s - it's also, most importantly, very liveable.

House of the week: Arrowtown

Arrowtown house

A contemporary take on a traditional Arrowtown cottage is as gorgeous as the vistas that surrounds it.

House of the week: Lud Valley

House Lud Valley

Two decades after the first mud bricks were laid, a collaborative effort has brought this home to completion.

House of the week: Lowry Bay


A gorgeous 1960s modernist home is brought into this millennium through a respectful renovation.

The floating cloud house

Orakei house

The designer calls this house a 'floating white cloud over a secret black box'. The owners call it heaven.

House of the week: The Sounds


This cluster of architectural 'tents' may just be one of the world's fanciest camping set ups: glamping, in fact.

House of the week: Queenstown

House of the week

An architectural masterpiece that sits atop the clouds: talk about majestic ...

House of the week: Raumati


An architectural beach-house that both blends in and stands out.

House of the week: Taranaki


This home has been transformed by replacing dark brick with modern wood and steel to create an airy oasis.

House of the week: Eastbourne

House eastbourne

This self-designed, spacious home is built to take advantage of the stunning clifftop views over Lowry Bay.

House of the week: Wairarapa

House Wairarapa

This industrial style build is full of stunning open-plan living areas and modern fixtures and colours.

House of the week: Korokoro

House Korokoro

This Lower Hutt home appears see-through due to its plentiful windows, strategically placed for stunning views.

House of the week: Island Bay


This nautical-themed home is full of unique architectural nooks and crannies.

House of the week: Lowry Bay

Lowry Bay

Thanks to a modern and thoughtful redesign, this home now fits seamlessly into its surrounds.

House of the week: Kina Bay


Beautiful views, a surprising camouflage technique, a pool and a petanque court: this house is a winner.

An eco-friendly masterpiece

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This Martinborough home cleverly mixes modern amenities with a peaceful rural environment.

A modern escape in Aro Valley

House of the week

Light-filled nooks and spacious living areas make this contemporary Aro Valley home a hit.

A Hawke's Bay bachelor pad

House of the Week

Andrew McKenzie's bachelor pad looks like an orchardist's shed - and that's exactly the way he likes it.

'This is a place to relax'


A Whangarei couple knew just what they wanted for their retirement - a family bach at gorgeous Rangiputa.

House of the week: Nelson


A contemporary award-winning home that blends the softness of wood with the edge of exposed concrete.

House of the week: Marton


Designed in 1938 by a woman on a mission, this homestead has been in the same family for three generations.

House of the week: York Bay

House of the Week: York Bay

When their much-loved house became too small, this growing family decided improving, not moving, was the answer.

House of the week: Taranaki

House of the week

An extensive yet sustainable renovation has transformed this dusty old villa into a lovely light-filled home.

A Martinborough renovation


This 'log-cabin' has been transformed into a clean yet classic home that honours its beautiful views.

A West Coast dream home

Hopkinson house

Designing his own home was harder than architect Gary Hopkinson imagined, but living in it is like being on holiday.

Going off-grid in the Wairarapa

Kingsley home

This virtually self-sufficient Wairarapa home is testament to the vision of its owners.

House of the week: Whangarei


What looks like a gorgeous old homestead is a brand-new build that takes aesthetic inspiration from the past.

The fairytale farmhouse


John Perry's 145-year-old farmhouse in the Wairarapa plains is like something out of a fairytale.

House of the week: West Melton


Progress on this home has been halted by earthquake damage, but it's still a strikingly beautiful design.

House of the week


This grand Wellington home has been reinvented as a family-friendly house and place of work.

House of the week: Oakura

house of the week

This contemporary bach manages to maximise the surrounding sea views.