Design tips for a happy home

Blending old with new adds emotional depth to a home.

5:00 AM  Follow these strategies and you'll build yourself a home rather than a house ...

This man grew a tree church video

The spherical Acer platanoides 'Globosum' and low camellia hedge surround the structure.

What does a man with a passion for ecclesiastical architecture and gardening do with 3 acres in the Waikato? This.

House price expectations rise

Homeowner's expected higher prices for their houses in several regions last month, particularly in Auckland, Gisborne and Central Otago.

Only eight regions saw asking prices increase, but they were so significant they lifted the national average.

31 slabs of concrete later . . . gallery

The huge mirror in the entrance allows you to see the view from several different angles.

Raw beauty of concrete tilt slab construction guided the design of this Canterbury home.

How to knit your own bedcover

Beautiful hand-knitted homewares are on trend right now, so how about whipping up this bedcover in lovely muted tones?

Hand-crafted homewares are super trendy right now, so use this free pattern to make your own.

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House of the week: Queenstown gallery

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The farmhouse feel of this Queenstown home has happy echoes of its owner’s childhood in Dorset.

House of the week: Mt Pleasant gallery

This home perched amid native bush in Christchurch has served three generations.

House build "a long journey, but worth it"

House of the week: Kapiti Coast gallery

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