Roof repairs are 'insufficient' gallery

30062015 news photo, 95-113 Greys Ave (aka lower reys ave, HNZ housing. water damage caused by inadequate roofing and down pipes. Photo: Tom Carnegie.

Tenants of Housing New Zealand apartments in Auckland's CBD are fed up with living in water-damaged properties.

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 contemporary 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.

Mobile bathroom a hit

The Krappatowa mobile bathroom comes in handy for anyone building or renovating and living or working on site.

Innovative portable bathroom invented and made in Christchurch after the quakes is taking off nationwide.

Katy Perry battles with nuns

Singer Katy Perry has been trying to buy a former convent in LA for three years.

Teenage Dream singer wants to buy a former convent, but disapproving Sisters are having none of it.

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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"

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