How to design a kitchen

Peter testing out the new sliders for underbench cabinetry.

5:00 AM  When it comes to layout, it's not as easy to change as a coat of paint. So you want to get it right first time.

The world’s most amazing pools

The Twilight Star development in India will have a transparent pool on the 12th floor.

From sky-high wraparounds to ones found in the wine cellar, here's the most wonderous concepts we've seen.

Lack of privacy in flat life stuff nation

Thin walls, scratchy cats and singing neighbours. Living life so close together can be hard.

Thin walls, scratchy cats and singing neighbours. Living life so close together can be hard.

How Kiwis can help save bees

Register your bee-friendly garden on our interactive map.

September is National Bee Month - and we're calling on gardeners to plant more pollinator-friendly flowers.

The O.C mansion up for sale

Got a spare $NZ9.6million? You too could live like the Cohens.

California here we come! If you loved The O.C and have a spare $9.6million, you too could live like the Cohens.

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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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House of the week: Raglan gallery

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