House of scandal up for sale

Appuldurcombe House, which was at the centre of a scandalous divorce trial in 1782, is for sale for six million pounds.

An English manor that was at the centre of one of the world's first celebrity divorce trials is for sale for ₤6 million.

English garden with NZ natives

Can you achieve classic form with only New Zealand-born and bred plants? One Canterbury gardener has done just that.

Can you achieve English-style borders with only NZ-born and bred plants? The answer's yes.

Townhouse gets Tetris touch

A Tetris mural on a Brooklyn townhouse is one way to declare your love of video games.

The ultimate sign of architectural geekery can now be proudly displayed on your house.

10 retro trends to leave behind


Mirrored ceilings, potpourri and carpeted bathrooms spring to mind...

Polished concrete: Yay or nay?

I was worried about how comfortable the concrete floors would be for the little people who'll live in our house, but they appear to be loving them.

Is a polished concrete floor right for you? What are the pros? The cons? The price?

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Black walls bring the wow factor

Marama says her mother is responsible for buying some of the coolest objects in the dining room, including the pink cuckoo clock, the black bust and the pedestal stand; on the dining table is a candelabra from Seletti; the vintage armchair was recently reupholsted in black and the cushions are from Designers Guild.

Dramatic wallpaper, skulls and hot pink accents come together in this funky Palmerston North home.

Living the dream in West Auckland gallery

She moved from central Auckland to the country five years ago - and has never looked back.

House of the Week: Herne Bay gallery

A Porsche in an Akl apartment gallery

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