This grand-old home's renovation came with its challenges. But, looking at the result, they were worth it.
This holiday home has been inspired by its beautiful surroundings.
Love or hate them, two tiny cabins in Northland have been named 2014 Home of the Year.
For those who care about the environment, the allure of using "green" cleaning products is more powerful than ever.
THE LAST BLOG POST I WILL WRITE FOR YOUWelcome to the final ever, ultimate and last blog post for 'We're Building a House' (well, pretty much).
This cosy, liveable Auckland home was renovated from a grand but austere 1930s bungalow.
This light, modern home is like Miami meets Muscat but it fits right in in the Bay of Plenty.
The Hooper's new home was once laced with drugs. Now it sparkles with a community's love.
The day has finally come for you to get a piece of not only Sarah Jessica Parker's shoe collection, but her home, too.
Take a video tour of our brand new home. Go on, hit the lights and press play.
Reflecting on the quintessential Kiwi obsession: our homes and the perpetual desire to improve them.
The public and GJ Gardner have come to the aid of a Te Aroha couple whose home was riddled with termites.
Having the Hawera Black Power as a neighbour has not turned off one bargain hunter.
New Zealand's first house designed as a "Living Building" will take shape at Taylor's Mistake in Christchurch.
The builders of this elegant home wanted to inspire people to think "out of the box" while sticking to a budget.
In this post I reveal how much the house cost, and like a poorly installed heated towel rail, the results will shock you.
Thousands of people flooded into the Ellerslie Flower Show's opening day.
This owners of this Canterbury home wanted an abode that suited people and pets alike.
Tour a grand French country style home, a lakeside cottage and a clever architectural farmhouse.
Tui frolicking in the garden provided the main inspiration for this gorgeous Wellington home.
This small-but-perfectly-formed-bach is all about the view.
Fifteen rooms, plus nine bedrooms - what Peter Jackson is selling for NZ$24 million in New York.
They'll save you money, make your house look good and you don't even need a garden. Win, win.
All homes in this coastal erosion zone must be removable: cue some good old Kiwi ingenuity.
There is no reason why your garden can't be fashion-forward.
Her only other experience was a bookcase, but that's not stopped her from building her miniature house.
A house built in 1866, and lived in by five generations, is on the market for the first time.
You can have a whole home for less than a typical deposit, if you can handle the catch.
This wonderful wee structure looks black from one angle, white from another - and is all cardboard.
Seven hundred basalt tiles, each one weighing 60kgs, make up this Lake Wakatipu home.
A belated post showing us moved in to our new home.
We're looking for creative ideas for homemade Christmas decorations. Share yours.
This renovation of a gorgeous old home took seven years of brain power.
Things finished and unfinished as we move in tomorrow!
It's movable. It's affordable. It's recycled. It's also very, very slick.
Design blogs are to 30-something women what fashion mags are to teen girls.
This beautiful home makes the most of an odd section and maximises light and views.
This beautiful modern home appears almost like a floating hangar, hovering over the beach and hills.
This gorgeous in-the-trees property may just be home to the most envy-making deck we've ever seen.
A $2m plus Christchurch home has won top honours as New Zealand's best property.
Written on a hidden weatherboard were the words: "This house was stuffed from start to finish".
Fancy some stylish indoor, outdoor flow? Check out the best examples of open plan living on the NZ market.
This bach is a very well-designed, architecturally-dashing place in which to create family memories.
Did we say homes? We meant insanely cool heritage pads that border on castles, turrets and all.
Okay folks, this may just be our dream home - it's bach-meets-Hamptons-meets-boathouse.
Parsley makes a fabulous border, while artichokes are a great accent plant.
© Fairfax NZ NewsBuilding has its tough moments, and when they come around, it's time to get philosophical.
Alice and Caleb cleaned up the competition, but they're determined to treat their rivals.
From sprawling luxury mansions to mega student flats - these are NZ's most mammoth homes.
Alice and Caleb Pearson win DIY show, selling renovated house for $1.126 million at auction.
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