House Of The Week

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.

House of the week: St Mary's Bay

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Located just outside the centre of Auckland, this home provides the perfect mix of city and suburban life.

House of the week: Mt Victoria

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The circa 1870s villa is filled with this couple's chic yet quirky ephemera, telling a story in every corner.

House of the week: Queenstown

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Years of skiing holidays in Queenstown inspired one Auckland couple to take the plunge and make the move.

House of the week: Urenui

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With fresh limes from the orchard ready to be squeezed into your drink, holiday mode is guaranteed at this luxury lodge.

House of the week: Blenheim

House of the week: Blenheim

This glistening white hebel stone house features an athlete-level two-lane lap pool.

House of the week: Waiheke

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This Waiheke wonderland is one of New Zealand's most expensive properties - and it's easy to see why.

House of the week: Fendalton

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In a home that's both fresh and functional, even the flooring was chosen for practical reasons.

House of the week: Omokoroa

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This luxury home in Omokoroa mixes traditional and modern elements with stunning results.

House of the week: Hidden gem

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This stunning Christchurch home is both glamorous and opulent, yet remains undeniably classy.

House of the week: Whitianga

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Magnificent sea views and clever future-proofing make this holiday home the perfect base for easing into retirement.

House of the week: Christchurch

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Victims of the February 22 quake, this couple were forced to start over - and the result is better than the original.

House of the week: Hotel home

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Chris Parkin's art-filled apartment is located on the top floor of his own hotel.

House of the week: Thorndon

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This grand-old home's renovation came with its challenges. But, looking at the result, they were worth it.

House of the week: Taupo

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This holiday home has been inspired by its beautiful surroundings.

House of the week: Kumeu

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This cosy, liveable Auckland home was renovated from a grand but austere 1930s bungalow.

House of the week: Papamoa

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This light, modern home is like Miami meets Muscat but it fits right in in the Bay of Plenty.

House of the week: Taranaki

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The builders of this elegant home wanted to inspire people to think "out of the box" while sticking to a budget.

House of the week: Prebbleton

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This owners of this Canterbury home wanted an abode that suited people and pets alike.

House of the week: Melrose

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Tui frolicking in the garden provided the main inspiration for this gorgeous Wellington home.

House of the week: Pelorus

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This small-but-perfectly-formed-bach is all about the view.

A bach on sleds

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All homes in this coastal erosion zone must be removable: cue some good old Kiwi ingenuity.

Home of the week: Queenstown

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Seven hundred basalt tiles, each one weighing 60kgs, make up this Lake Wakatipu home.

House of the week: Kelburn

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This renovation of a gorgeous old home took seven years of brain power.

House of the week: Containers

House of the week: Containers

It's movable. It's affordable. It's recycled. It's also very, very slick.

Dream Whangamata home

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This beautiful home makes the most of an odd section and maximises light and views.

House of the week: Peka Peka

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This beautiful modern home appears almost like a floating hangar, hovering over the beach and hills.

House of the week: Akatarawa

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This gorgeous in-the-trees property may just be home to the most envy-making deck we've ever seen.

House of the week: Lakehouse

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Okay folks, this may just be our dream home - it's bach-meets-Hamptons-meets-boathouse.

House of the week: Raumati

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The modern makeover of a World War II army hut is a dream come true for a young Raumati Beach couple.

A high-design bach

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Designed to complement its natural surroundings, this Great Barrier Island bach is a lesson in simplicity.

House of the week: Gibbston

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With no roof, no floor and only three walls, this home required special care to restore it to its former glory.

House of the week: Oropi

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This house is both timeless yet very 1950s - it's also, most importantly, very liveable.

House of the week: Arrowtown

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A contemporary take on a traditional Arrowtown cottage is as gorgeous as the vistas that surrounds it.

House of the week: Lud Valley

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Two decades after the first mud bricks were laid, a collaborative effort has brought this home to completion.

House of the week: Lowry Bay

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A gorgeous 1960s modernist home is brought into this millennium through a respectful renovation.

The floating cloud house

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The designer calls this house a 'floating white cloud over a secret black box'. The owners call it heaven.

House of the week: The Sounds

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This cluster of architectural 'tents' may just be one of the world's fanciest camping set ups: glamping, in fact.

House of the week: Queenstown

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An architectural masterpiece that sits atop the clouds: talk about majestic ...

House of the week: Raumati

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An architectural beach-house that both blends in and stands out.

House of the week: Taranaki

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This home has been transformed by replacing dark brick with modern wood and steel to create an airy oasis.

House of the week: Eastbourne

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This self-designed, spacious home is built to take advantage of the stunning clifftop views over Lowry Bay.

House of the week: Wairarapa

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This industrial style build is full of stunning open-plan living areas and modern fixtures and colours.

House of the week: Korokoro

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This Lower Hutt home appears see-through due to its plentiful windows, strategically placed for stunning views.

House of the week: Island Bay

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This nautical-themed home is full of unique architectural nooks and crannies.

House of the week: Lowry Bay

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Thanks to a modern and thoughtful redesign, this home now fits seamlessly into its surrounds.