When the Canterbury earthquakes tipped the Joneses from their hilltop haven, they found life is perfectly good on the flat.
Two brothers have converted a Beckenham house into a stylish pad for laidback living and entertaining.
Sweeping views of Lyttelton Harbour set the scene for a family home in Governors Bay.
'I have an English pub in my shed'
Shaun Maloney has built an old English pub complete with a 'snug' for the ladies, in his backyard in North Canterbury.
It's contemporary and well positioned, with beachy good looks, but this Sumner house has got brains, too. Sumner is the owner's home territory. There was no question this is where he would build.
A 1906 home lives on.
A Cashmere hills home combines the charm of yesteryear with modern comfort.
From creamery to crème de la crème
From homestead, heritage barn and creamery to modern, family home.
Designed to suit family and friends
With breathtaking vistas, a builder's dream home keeps everyone happy.
A Tai Tapu home rich in history
A fine Tai Tapu homestead and park resonates with stories of Canterbury's distant past.
A stylish Tai Tapu home worked so well for its family, it has been rebuilt exactly as it was originally designed.
The gift to the nation
A slice of heaven given to New Zealand.
An 1887 Papanui residence renewed
A grand 1887 residence in Papanui is back to its magnificent best.
A Tai Tapu home is the perfect gathering point for one extended Christchurch family at Christmas.
Tucked away at the base of the Port Hills is a cottage that once housed a queen of mystery
A peek inside Angela Stone's townhouse
Clients arriving for a session with style guru Angela Stone step into an elegant light-filled atrium, the business end of her contemporary town pad.
A touch of country flourishes in a contemporary family home.
Owned by an interior designer, this home is beautiful inside and out.
The Tai Tapu home of Stephen and Georgina Rosling brings city chic to the country.
A small cottage in Akaroa is a true example of shabby chic.
Oberau is an enchanting European-style villa offering elegant country living.