The best floating architecture

The Exbury Egg by PAD Studio and Stephen Turner.

These incredible floating buildings are making waves in the design world.

Elbow grease & op shopping gallery

The Highland cow photograph is by Australian photographer Tony Sheffield.

Megan Burrell's funky Waikanae living room was styled with a small budget and a whole lot of hard, hards-on work.

At home with Laurel Devenie

Laurel Devenie in-character as nurse Kate Nathan on Shortland Street.

Actor Laurel Devenie's favourite pieces of furniture are her well-travelled, multi-functional beer crates.

5 ways to add value

Inexpensive ways to increase your home's value

Doing up your home before selling? If money's tight, be strategic about how you spend it.

'Cloud House' makes it rain

American artist Matthew Mazzatto built the Cloud House to re-create the sound of rain falling on a tin roof.

Like the sound of rain on a tin roof? You'll love the "Cloud House" in Missouri.

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house of the week

Central Hawke's Bay Mayor Alex Walker at home

Central Hawke's Bay Mayor and business owner 
Alex Walker, husband Billy Nesbit (a fencer, shearer and sheep ultrasound ...

Alex Walker's family of six enjoy their renovated bungalow near Waipukurau.

House of the week: Hawke's Bay gallery

A city-dweller turned to a sleepy seaside settlement looking for a home-grown version of Eat, Pray, Love.

Our house of the week

House of the week: Lake Tarawera gallery

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