House of the Week
The farmhouse feel of this Queenstown home has happy echoes of its owner’s childhood in Dorset.
This home perched amid native bush in Christchurch has served three generations.
What do you do if several companies behind the house you are planning go belly up? Take on the project yourself.
A Te Horo bach is the ultimate stress-buster for a Wellington city apartment-dweller.
Dramatic wallpaper, skulls and hot pink accents come together in this funky Palmerston North home.
She moved from central Auckland to the country five years ago - and has never looked back.
An astounding shoe collection that inspired a children’s book takes centre stage in this family-friendly villa.
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.
This home in the Wairarapa was designed around a 140-year-old turret that once stood on top of a school in Christchurch.
This retreat in Hawke's Bay has plenty of history, and a long, good-looking future ahead of it.
There’s nothing you can’t have in an off-grid house, you just can’t leave appliances on.
This 1910 Cashmere home has been transformed after suffering major structural damage in the earthquakes.
Walking into this lodge-style home is like stepping into a hotel, says its very happy owners.
One couple's quest to "live lightly on the land" led to them creating the ultimate eco retreat.
Designed for entertaining, there’s no doubt this house on Waiheke Island fulfills its purpose.
Florals, pastels and feminine effects range freely through most of Sheryl Mace's Cambridge home.
A substantial family home in an exclusive enclave of Rangiora has all the qualities of a beach house.
A Christchurch couple have created the ultimate year-round holiday experience in Banks Peninsula.
Once a month, furnishing retailer Debbie Cavit leaves her busy Auckland lifestyle and unwinds in her Central Otago cottage.
A colourful Island Bay renovation was designed to meet the needs of three generations.
It took Diana 30 years to convince her husband to move to Devonport, but it was worth it.
Grown-ups can have tree houses, too, and that was the aim for the owners of this Nelson home.
Rural seclusion meets industrial chic in a designer's North Canterbury retreat.
In rural Waikato is a country farmhouse that has been renovated with plenty of TLC.
Be 'green with envy' of this house on Auckland's North Shore.
A careful renovation of an original 1890's cottage has this couple sitting pretty in the heart of Canterbury.
Both inside and out, this alpine Canterbury home has all the right elements.
Oh we do love to live beside the seaside, in the sunny Wellington village of Eastbourne.
While thinking outside the square, these home owners chose a box as their Island bach.