Japan's biggest tree house

The lower mezzanine level of the tree house in Atami, south of Tokyo.

This 300-year-old camphor was once home to wildlife. Now it plays host to a beautifully crafted construction.

Sale of mansion heartbreaking

Paseo del Mar in Red Beach, North Auckland has a French provincial style.

John Harden has lost part of his heart with the sale of his 803 square-metre clifftop home.

NZ's $11m Manhattan pad gallery

New Zealand's $11m apartment in Manhattan, New York.

Govt opens the doors to the New York residence of our UN ambassador, following controversy over its cost.

Best fruit trees for preserving

Plant fruit trees now for a bounty in the summer and autumn.

Which fruits have the best flavour for bottling, jam, storing or freezing?

DIY this cool 'candelabra'

Wooden mortar and pestle $89.90, platter $59.90, bowls from $34.90 and small utensils $12.90 each, dinner plates $52.90 each, side plates $39.90 each, coloured bowls (at right) $39.90 each and salad servers $29.90 per set, all by Nkuku through Source Home + Object, sourcehomeobject.com; pair of stacked plant pots $15 each and orchid pot (containing candles) $19, all from Nest, nest-direct.com; antique console table $1438 from Leopold Hall, leopoldhall.com.

Looking for a modern (and very quick) way to add romance to a table? This'll do the trick.

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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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House of the week: Mt Pleasant gallery

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