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Heart and soul

The 280m2 house on the 1280m2 section has three levels, with the bedroom wing a split-level from the rest of the house.The main living areas, comprising... Keep reading »

Sunshine haven

Choosing a design-and-build package with Classic Builders, the retirees set about designing their ideal home on a good-sized section, positioned to make... Keep reading »

The industrial Bohemian

“I was really tired of paying rent,” says Jannine. Their business operates from part of the building next to the housetruck and has been customised... Keep reading »

A modern take on 70s vintage

Set on spacious grounds, and graced by a sweeping tree-lined entrance with post and rail fencing, the renovation, which included the addition of a large... Keep reading »

Coastal Chic

Coast NZ Construction has worked with the owners of this Mount Maunganui home to create some coastal chic that won’t make you feel seasick. The... Keep reading »

Your vision, their expertise

No matter what your dream home looks like, there’s a good chance Kuriger Builders can help you build it. Kuriger Builders has experience, integrity,... Keep reading »

Outstanding design

If you’re building from scratch, it’s easy to get swept up in quick turn-around spec houses, but will that be the best home for you? Fowler... Keep reading »

Dream team for the dream home

“That build went really well,” says Rob. “Although a couple of years on we realised some things didn’t fit our lifestyle or family.... Keep reading »

Black, white + colour

From dealing every day with people who are building, renovating, and redecorating there is a strong pattern appearing: black and white and all the shades... Keep reading »

Millennial tiny house

The idea of little houses grew out of a fascination with small spaces for interior architectural designer and Build Tiny director Gina Stevens. “I’ve... Keep reading »

Sitting in Style

She saw the potential, however, and 12 months later she has a new deck complete with a built-in bench seat - and it has effectively added another room... Keep reading »

From scrapyard to backyard

Tauranga builder and artist Hagen Lemmer has tapped into the Kiwi love affair with outdoor fires by creating one-off outdoor fireplaces, or braziers,... Keep reading »

DIY with the right tools

"They all had a very, very blue kitchen, the same layout and that fake-marble laminated benchtop look," says Cilla. "I never liked it." A huge DIY project... Keep reading »

Retro reno

While the structure of the house is exactly the same as it was when Jo and her former husband bought the house together 17 years ago, she has recently... Keep reading »

Real heart in a special house

Hilary Revfeim’s family has owned the historic house and property, now reduced to 2 acres from its original 23 acres, since 1939. The house, originally... Keep reading »