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.

Katy Perry battles with nuns

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

4:31 PM  Teenage Dream singer wants to buy a former convent, but disapproving Sisters are having none of it.

New York's hidden houses

This bucolic cabin is located on a roof in Manhattan.

From a rooftop cottage to a converted substation, these are six of the city's best-kept secrets.

What their bookshelf tells you

You can tell a lot about a person by the books on their shelf.

Why Harry Potter means you've found a keeper, but you should run if you see a Lonely Planet.

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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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