In Auckland traditional suburbs are becoming cool, while some up-and-comers are improving rapidly.
We review the latest interior design, cooking and gardening books.
A real estate agent has used Anzac imagery in a property flier: "in anybody's book it's totally crass."
One Nelson couple are cultivating delicious wild funghi among the roots of a purpose-grown forest.
The trend became a lifestyle and weathered the return of Mad Men, bankruptcy and confusion.
Who needs a garage? Designer Stephane Rondel has made a feature of his 1988 Porsche and three motorbikes.
Among the sand dunes of Southshore sits a 1950s beach house with sprawling gardens.