$1.7m ... for 2 bedrooms

The sky's the limit. This two-bedroom cottage in Mangere Bridge sold for $1.7m at auction.

Mangere Bridge was once considered an affordable part of Auckland.

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Shelfie advice from Erica Domesk of PS I Made This.

It's never been easier to get inspiration from some of the best in home design.

Five climbing roses to plant

‘Dublin Bay’, bred by Sam McGredy, is a healthy, reliable, long-flowering deep red climber.

Canterbury rosarian Barbara Lea Taylor picks her favourite roses to cover an arch, pergola, gate or garage

A great garden in clay

Mulch improves the structure of heavy clay soils.

Clay soils get a bad rap but the news is not all bad. Here are five ways to tackle heavy soil.

Hell no, Nana won't go

Grandmother refuses to sell

"Money isn't everything," says an 82-year-old woman offered $27million to sell her home.

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Retro home a blast from past

The kitchen in Tannia and Dylan Lee’s Dunedin rental is fundamentally unchanged since 1974, and includes features dating ...

This quirky Dunedin rental was a dream find for a devotee of all things vintage.

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It was a fight to keep the rough edges of this 1930s industrial building, but it's now home to a colourful, arty Napier apartment

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