The deck that turns into a pool

The clever deck sinks to create a swimming pool.

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Building a house: Walls

These hands have carried plenty of GIB.

Our house is suddenly feeling like a house. And you know what has done it? Walls.

How to build a bee hotel

Create a permanent home for queen bees this spring.

Our furry pollinating friends need all the help they can get in the nesting season.

Roman garden in Wellington gallery

Nicola Koptisch has a passion for creating vignettes.

Pour a glass of prosecco and toast the glorious excess of this garden in Wellington.

Apps to help do up your home

The iHandy Carpenter app means you can keep your toolbox in your smartphone.

With these nine downloads, home styling perfection is a smartphone away.

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Realtor's dream home in Auckland gallery

The kitchen cabinetry reflects Cheryl's fondness for "the Hamptons look".

She sold the house she loved, and then realtor Cheryl Whiting fell hard for the charms of another.

House of the week: Raglan gallery

A studio added on to this barn-style home offered the perfect spot for this local artisan to perfect her craft.

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