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IN THE PINK: The back wall is painted in Resene 'Salsa' - a shade repeated in the house and throughout the garden.

5:00 AM  It may only be one hectare, but this small garden in the centre of Blenheim is simply stuffed with blooms.

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Here are our top three tips on what should be on your gardening to-do list this weekend.

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Yes, you can find an architecturally designed home in NZ that doesn't cost the earth.

A 100-year-old family bach

The blue and white colour scheme for the house was Emma’s mum’s idea. “She and my dad made a great team as he trusted her judgement (most of the time) and the places they created together were always inspiring.

This Karitane beach house is a family touchstone in good times and bad.

Six temporary decor items gallery


Are you frustrated by the decor limitations of your rental home? Here are six ways to get around it.

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This retreat in Hawke's Bay has plenty of history, and a long, good-looking future ahead of it.

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