The textile emporium owner is drawn to beautiful pieces that tug at her heart strings.
A couple who defied advice and bought a steep section overlooking Christchurch are now reaping the rewards.
It's okay to chat sideways when you have these views.
Texture and light take high priority in the contemporary home of visually impaired Christchurch resident Lynne Smith.
Hairdresser slams Marla Maples' bid for free hairstyling at inauguration in exchange for 'exposure'.
How nearly losing her husband to a heart attack has made one woman thankful for what she has.
Massages and cake decorating
One year on since starting her charitable trust and Janine Thomson says her service which delivers flowers to sick patients around Christchurch for free.
This Mt Pleasant family home eschews "the box" in favour of angled wings that embrace sun, sea views and a garden courtyard.
On the edge of the city is a safe home for endangered birds, reptiles and a gorilla troop.
The Christchurch-based staff will be replaced by a fully automated service.
The couple behind Simmons Paeonies explain their passion for these gorgeous blooms.
This year is the centenary of the Gallipoli campaign, and we again remember the brave men and women who took part in the First World War
What do you do if several companies behind the house you are planning go belly up? Take on the project yourself.
Among the sand dunes of Southshore sits a 1950s beach house with sprawling gardens.
This 1910 Cashmere home has been transformed after suffering major structural damage in the earthquakes.
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.