House of the Week

House of the week: Wellington gallery

Debra and Tony DeLorenzo's historic Wellington villa

We don't do replicas, say the heritage-loving owners of this 118-year-old villa.

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

The main living area, which was once a piggery, has been christened the grand hall.

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

House of the week: Pakiri

When Scott Lawrie was planning his Pakiri home, north of Auckland, he was initially nervous about having a wall made ...

Living the simple life in an architectural beauty high on a Pakiri hill

House of the Week: Beachlands

Hodge house David Reid Homes 5.8.16

The owners of this new house were ready to be challenged, and the architect and builder delivered.

Tossed off the block for apartments

80 Anzac St sold at auction on The Block NZ for $805,000 in 2012. Sold in 2015 for $1.95 million .

The Block NZ's first four houses have doubled in value, but they're being moved on for apartments.

House of the week: Taranaki gallery

One of the two living areas in Shae Martin and Clayton Matchett’s Taranaki cottage; Shae says half the cottage has this ...

The owners may be moving to Hawaii but this quirky Kiwi cottage will always be home.

House of the week: Westmere gallery

The faded kilim rug is from and the vintage blue chair is from Design55; the light is a  replica of one by ...

A pair of writers channel the style of a favourite Hollywood hotel in their chic Westmere home.

100 sections gone in hours

100 sections were sold in a day at Queenstown's Hanley's Farm 2200 house development which is still caught in ...

The buyers didn't care the Queenstown development doesn't even have resource consent.

House of the week: Cardrona

Smoke signals that Baz and Kate Hastings are in residence at their Cardrona, Otago holiday home; it began life in the ...

A tiny cottage from the Otago gold rush has been restored as a much-loved holiday home.

House of the week: Auckland gallery

Sir James in his conservatory.

Sir James Wallace has surrounded himself with plenty of treasures at his hidden mansion.

House of the week: Waikanae gallery

Megan revels in her very own lounge after 25 years of renting.

After renting for 25 years, this homeowner can at last put down some roots and make her mark.

House of the week: London

The wall of reproduction John Rocque mid 18th century map prints in the dining room of Charlie McCormick and Ben ...

When a rural Cantabrian meets a London interior designer, the results are bold, bright and botanical.

House of the week: Wellington

The yellow drapes in the kitchen are from James Dunlop Textiles; Nicole found the vintage black and white coolie chair ...

An architectural history enthusiast looking for her next great project found it in a mid-century family home.

DIY: Cute can-do storage

Colourful and interesting tins provide a fun and inexpensive option for storing utensils.

Try our canny solution to kitchen utensil storage.

House of the week: Wellington

Architect David Melling based his concept for the Gawith's house on the idea of a “city bach” and specified white walls ...

A simple backyard revamp in bustling central Wellington had an unexpected result: a whole new house

Retro home a blast from past

The kitchen in Tannia and Dylan Lee’s Dunedin rental is fundamentally unchanged since 1974, and includes features dating ...

This quirky Dunedin rental was a dream find for a devotee of all things vintage.

House of the week: Napier

The lounge is an ideal reading space for Anne and Peter Stephens who are both avid book lovers.

It was a fight to keep the rough edges of this 1930s industrial building, but it's now home to a colourful, arty Napier apartment

House of the week: Auckland gallery

Swarovski crystals are sewn into Louise Weaver’s crocheted raccoon, sitting on top of the grand piano in Lynn Whitfield ...

A pair of art aficionados live with an ever-changing backdrop of high-end artwork.

House of the week: Christchurch

Christchurch homeowners Melanie and Jonathan Coote love mid-century furniture, such as these iconic blue Hans Wegner chairs.

Both designers, these homeowners have collected items from around the globe to furnish their Canterbury home.

House of the week: Titirangi

The kitchen in Jeannie and Andrew Van der Putten’s Titirangi, Auckland home; pottery made by Andrew is used daily; the ...

Simple design and pre-nail framing kept the cost down, say the owners.

House of the week: California gallery

Jody’s mother picked up the Tongan tapa cloth at an Auckland market; the large oil painting is by Tom Lieber; seating ...

A Kiwi writer has brought a slice of antipodean style to her renovated San Francisco Bay Area home.

House of the week: Waikato gallery

David Reid Homes Waikato Chimanlal house 22.4.16

From the pool pavilion and tennis court to the home theatre, this home is an entertainer's dream.

House of the week: Devonport

A framed Borough of Devonport map from the turn of last century gives a glimpse into the days when the Waitemata Golf ...

This former hospital has been transformed into a bustling home for a family of six and their three cats.

House of the week: Cambridge

The spacious kitchen in Harriet and Giovanni Di Maio’s Cambridge house was the lounge in the house’s former life in ...

Couple took a leap of faith to turn this washed-up ex-student flat into a beautiful family home.

House of the week: Greytown gallery

What must once have been a parlour in the mid 1870s has become Carmel and Stuart’s library; when they started stripping ...

An Auckland couple fell for the story-book charm of this home that oozes history - but was in need of a little TLC.

House of the week: Waikanae gallery

David Reid Homes House of the Week for April 13 2016 Mansell home

The eco features in this new home by David Reid Homes are out of sight.

Stylish Wellington homeware store owner Nicola Cranfield – in her own home

A wall was removed so that the living room in Nicola Cranfield and Nigel Chang’s Wellington home now flows into the ...

Wellington retailer Nicola Cranfield aimed for New York but landed in another Brooklyn much closer to her heart

House of the week: Ponsonby gallery

Nicola Pike loves her tiny 60sqm apartment.

Nicola Pike first dismissed her Art Deco apartment as too tiny, but now she says it has all the room she needs.

House of the week: Devonport gallery

It took two builders two days to hang the 300kg mirror in the living room.

Looking around this light-filled home on the North Shore, you could easily be transported to the Hamptons.

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