House of the Week

House of the Week: Herne Bay gallery

Clare’s extensive shoe collection includes favourites from Stuart Weitzman, Aquazzura, Manolo Blahnik and, on the sofa, her “favourite blue sparkly Christian Louboutins.

An astounding shoe collection that inspired a children’s book takes centre stage in this family-friendly villa.

A Porsche in an Akl apartment gallery

Who needs a garage? Ex-pat French designer Stephane Rondel has made his 1988 Porsche and three motorbikes a feature of his apartment.

Who needs a garage? Designer Stephane Rondel has made a feature of his 1988 Porsche and three motorbikes.

House of the week: Christchurch gallery

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Among the sand dunes of Southshore sits a 1950s beach house with sprawling gardens.

House of the week: Martinborough gallery

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This home in the Wairarapa was designed around a 140-year-old turret that once stood on top of a school in Christchurch.

House of the week: Hawke's Bay gallery

SUMMERLEE: This luxury Hawkes Bay retreat is an original Cape Kidnappers homestead - built in 1926.

This retreat in Hawke's Bay has plenty of history, and a long, good-looking future ahead of it.

House of the week: Coromandel gallery

TURN ON TH SUN: The solar panels that power the house are visible from the bottom of the lawn.

There’s nothing you can’t have in an off-grid house, you just can’t leave appliances on.

House of the week: Cashmere gallery

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This 1910 Cashmere home has been transformed after suffering major structural damage in the earthquakes.

House of the Week: Taupo gallery

Peter and Dianne Farmer in Kinloch, Taupo.

Walking into this lodge-style home is like stepping into a hotel, says its very happy owners.

House of the Week: Central Otago gallery

The house features plenty of glass to maximize the amount of sunlight streaming in and the beautiful views facing out.

One couple's quest to "live lightly on the land" led to them creating the ultimate eco retreat.

House of the week: Waiheke Island gallery

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Designed for entertaining, there’s no doubt this house on Waiheke Island fulfills its purpose.

House of the week: Cambridge gallery

SURPRISE: The restrained facade of this Cambridge home conceals a colourful interior.

Florals, pastels and feminine effects range freely through most of Sheryl Mace's Cambridge home.

House of the week: Rangiora gallery

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A substantial family home in an exclusive enclave of Rangiora has all the qualities of a beach house.

HOTW: Banks Peninsula gallery

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A Christchurch couple have created the ultimate year-round holiday experience in Banks Peninsula.

House of the week: Arrowtown

The fence, designed to act as a windbreak, “feels like it’s wrapping its arms around the house”.

Once a month, furnishing retailer Debbie Cavit leaves her busy Auckland lifestyle and unwinds in her Central Otago cottage.

House of the week: Island Bay

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A colourful Island Bay renovation was designed to meet the needs of three generations.

House of the week: Devonport gallery

INSIDE: The light-filled conservatory is fresh and bright.

It took Diana 30 years to convince her husband to move to Devonport, but it was worth it.

House of the week: Nelson gallery

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Grown-ups can have tree houses, too, and that was the aim for the owners of this Nelson home.

House of the week: North Canterbury gallery

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Rural seclusion meets industrial chic in a designer's North Canterbury retreat.

House of the week: Waikato gallery

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In rural Waikato is a country farmhouse that has been renovated with plenty of TLC.

House of the week: Greenhithe gallery

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Be 'green with envy' of this house on Auckland's North Shore.

House of the week: Hurunui

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A careful renovation of an original 1890's cottage has this couple sitting pretty in the heart of Canterbury.

House of the week: Castle Hill

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Both inside and out, this alpine Canterbury home has all the right elements.

House of the week: Eastbourne

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Oh we do love to live beside the seaside, in the sunny Wellington village of Eastbourne.

House of the week: Waiheke Is

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While thinking outside the square, these home owners chose a box as their Island bach.

House of the week: Chch

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There was a time when Alfred Dell'Ario was a stark minimalist, but he is now no longer that person.

House of the week: Kelburn

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This 1930s villa in Kelburn, Wellington used to be cold, dark and in need of repair: now it's a beauty.

House of the week: Mt Eden

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A light-filled cube of a house in Auckland's Mt Eden is a perfect fit for a photographer and a part-time sculptor.

House of the week: Gisborne

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Adults and children alike run free on this lovely country home on the outskirts of Gisborne.

Luxury in Heathcote Valley

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Sprawling across 840 square metres, there's plenty of room for guests - the problem is they'll never want to leave.

House of the week: Flat Bush

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This couple spent almost a year sourcing design inspiration for their dream home, and the result is impressive.

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