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.

10:57 AM  This Karitane beach house is a family touchstone in good times and bad.

6 temporary decor items gallery


10:54 AM  Are you frustrated by the decor limitations of your rental home? Here are six ways to get around it.

Make your bed like a stylist


Sure, the need doesn't arrive all that often, but here's how to make your bed like a stylist in a home decor mag.

Shed living: Not for faint-hearted

MEET THE MORGANS: Clare Bailey and Adrian, Taine, Avie and Kiri Morgan hanging out in the shed.

A holiday in Clyde led this family to a new life, and an unusual home, in Central Otago.

Eight amazing tree houses gallery


Thanks to some creative thinking and skillful building, these aren't just for kids any more.

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House of the week: Martinborough gallery


This home in the Wairarapa was designed around a 140-year-old turret that once stood on top of a school in Christchurch.

House of the week: Hawke's Bay gallery

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

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