On women tradies in NZ

The author, Michelle, sanding back the filler on the fascia boards of her house so they're ready for their final coat.

Can I get that tool belt in pink? Are women welcome in the building trade?

Terraced houses in pipeline video

Developer Charles Ma, Auckland mayor Len Brown and Housing Minister Nick Smith at the Drury Special Housing Area announcement.

9:24 AM  Small, affordable houses that are easy to extend are coming to Drury, south of Auckland.

Tiny apartment's big profit

This 7.9sqm apartment on Mount St sold for $104,000 in Auckland.

There's no room to move, no proper kitchen and no toilet, but this Auckland apartment sold for $104,000.

Grow an edible vertical garden

A vertical garden made with gorgeous succulents.

When it's too chilly to be out in nature, bring it inside with exotic blooms and fresh herbs on the walls.

A not so crowded house

Legendary Kiwi musician Neil Finn.

Aucklanders turned down the chance to view Neil Finn's $10m Auckland mansion of music royalty.

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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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