Students sleep in containers

Stacked shipping containers have created this buoyant student hall of residence in Copenhagen.

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Garden of the week: A good life

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Raspberries, hazelnuts, asparagus. A Marlborough couple grow almost everything they need.

Hard work leads to free land

June Veniegas and his son Paul have won back the purchase price of their Te Kauwhata section.

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Auckland's best backyards

This St Heliers property has the perfect pool to splash around in this summer.

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House of the week: Nelson video

The recycled chestnut plank dining room table is from Edito in Nelson, the ceramics in the foreground are by Kirsten ...

An old apple pickers’ cottage becomes a bolt-hole for a German couple’s annual migration to the sun.

House of the week: Tauranga

How a highly creative couple made a silk purse from an old piggery.

House of the week: Pakiri

House of the Week: Beachlands

Tidying overgrown banks and tackling weeds is easier with the help of a linetrimmer or brushcutter.


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