Trapped by cats from hell

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How to mix and match

Perfecting a well-executed eclectic home involves trial and error.

Using patterns can inject some fun and colour into your home. Here's how to do it.

Concrete house survives wildfire

John Belles watched from inside his concrete house as wildfires burned across his property.

Washington man's concrete house survived without a scorch mark.

10 kitchen must-haves

Small appliances can freshen up your kitchen in a flash.

Small appliances are the perfect way to make your kitchen look new – and your life a whole lot easier.

How to get those roses growing

'Hayley Westenra' won rose of the year in 2010.

Rose guru Barbara Lea Taylor shares her tips for feeding roses this spring.

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House of the Week: Island Bay gallery

“I like beauty for beauty’s sake. I’ll collect rococo, Georgian, baroque, whatever holds my eye and gives me joy. It’s a real mash-up and changes all the time. Most people who come to the house get asked to help me move something.” The painting above the sofa is The Believer by George Underwood.

A foot in each hemisphere suits this TV reporter turned media trainer turned vintage-furniture hunter.

Bright pink house embarrassed kids gallery video

Fashion icon Doris de Pont's son was so horrified by his mum's colour scheme, he made a t-shirt in protest.

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Realtor's dream home in Auckland gallery

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