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At my place: Interior designer Tina Stephen
At my place: Interior designer Tina Stephen

At my place: Interior designer Tina Stephen

Tina Stephen, head interior designer and founder of online styling service Roomie.co.nz, lives in an apartment-style new build in Titirangi with her husband Mark, daughter, Mathilde, and P...
Sun, 14 May 2017 05:00:00
How to create a workable home office in a small space
How to create a workable home office in a small space

How to create a workable home office in a small space

Many people spend an increasing amount of time on home-based work. Even if you're not actually working from home, you'll probably need an area for a computer, somewhere for paying bills, a...
Sun, 14 May 2017 05:00:00
At home with Waikato artist Angus Walker
At home with Waikato artist Angus Walker

At home with Waikato artist Angus Walker

Angus Walker, artist and festival worker, lives in Waipukurau....
Sun, 14 May 2017 05:00:00
Box clever: The scientific research being done to save our buxus hedges
Box clever: The scientific research being done to save our buxus hedges

Box clever: The scientific research being done to save our buxus hedges

The future of treasured box hedges and parterres at historic gardens such as those of the National Trust in Britain and at the likes of Versailles may be assured thanks in part to the work...
Mon, 01 May 2017 00:15:00
5 minute gardener: this weekend's garden tasks
5 minute gardener: this weekend's garden tasks

5 minute gardener: this weekend's garden tasks

MOSS Remove moss (and liverwort, lichen and algae) from where it is not wanted. While it gives charm and character to timber, stone and concrete walls, statues and sculpture, it can make p...
Sat, 13 May 2017 05:00:00
TOP loses leader Gareth Morgan and three other candidates in matter of hours
TOP loses leader Gareth Morgan and three other candidates in matter of hours

TOP loses leader Gareth Morgan and three other candidates in matter of hours

The Opportunities Party (TOP) is facing a mass exodus as leader Gareth Morgan and three others step down....
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:06:01
Editorial: Twyford's housing Christmas wishlist
Editorial: Twyford's housing Christmas wishlist

Editorial: Twyford's housing Christmas wishlist

EDITORIAL: One hopes Housing Minister Phil Twyford has been a good boy this year, because he's going to be sending Santa a very long wishlist....
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 05:00:00
Rateable values for Mackenzie District houses soar by more than 58 per cent
Rateable values for Mackenzie District houses soar by more than 58 per cent

Rateable values for Mackenzie District houses soar by more than 58 per cent

Tourism is said to be the main reason that the average house value in the Tekapo district is now over $850,000....
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 17:41:29
What's the best real Christmas tree?
What's the best real Christmas tree?

What's the best real Christmas tree?

Almost all of the real Christmas trees sold in New Zealand are regular pine trees, or Pinus radiata....
Mon, 04 Dec 2017 03:00:00
Decorate your Airbnb for maximum return
Decorate your Airbnb for maximum return

Decorate your Airbnb for maximum return

All it takes is one scroll down the pages of Airbnb listings to realise there is no shortage. To stand out from the rest and get those rave reviews, you'll want to make your guests feel at...
Sat, 02 Dec 2017 05:00:00
The house that fraud bought: Sir Ngātata Love's former home for sale
The house that fraud bought: Sir Ngātata Love's former home for sale

The house that fraud bought: Sir Ngātata Love's former home for sale

The sprawling beachfront home at the centre of the illegal payment which brought down Sir Ngātata Love is up for sale, as part of a bid to recover money for his victims. Harcourts has li...
Thu, 30 Nov 2017 10:40:09
Samoa holiday home built from people's rubbish
Samoa holiday home built from people's rubbish

Samoa holiday home built from people's rubbish

Terry Dixon's sea-view home in Samoa is a work of art....
Fri, 24 Nov 2017 14:23:10
Getting your revaluation facts right
Getting your revaluation facts right

Getting your revaluation facts right

It used to be one of the taboo questions you would never ask in polite company – up there with discussing how much you earn and who you vote for....
Mon, 20 Nov 2017 05:00:00
David Slack: Midnight house removal a beautiful sight
David Slack: Midnight house removal a beautiful sight

David Slack: Midnight house removal a beautiful sight

OPINION: Unless your week included being beamed up to a spacecraft where they were serving whitebait and oysters and crayfish and David Bowie and Mick Ronson were playing Moonage Daydream ...
Sun, 19 Nov 2017 05:00:00
5 expert tips on selling your home
5 expert tips on selling your home

5 expert tips on selling your home

You never get a second chance to make a first impression and whether we like to admit it or not, first impressions count. Home staging not only helps to sell your home faster but also attr...
Thu, 16 Nov 2017 05:00:00
Headland for sale north of Auckland with chance to name a beach
Headland for sale north of Auckland with chance to name a beach

Headland for sale north of Auckland with chance to name a beach

The sale of a north Auckland headland comes with the rare chance to name a beach....
Sat, 11 Nov 2017 11:57:30
Visitors in awe at Hamilton's 2017 Fine Homes Tour
Visitors in awe at Hamilton's 2017 Fine Homes Tour

Visitors in awe at Hamilton's 2017 Fine Homes Tour

Bev Greene loves a home with character....
Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:53:59
Court case leaves leaky home buyers with legal bill on top of massive repair costs
Court case leaves leaky home buyers with legal bill on top of massive repair costs

Court case leaves leaky home buyers with legal bill on top of massive repair costs

A Kāpiti Coast couple have won a Court of Appeal case against the couple to whom they sold a leaky $785,000 home – despite twice telling the buyers it didn't leak....
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 20:16:41
Benefactor gutted after tenant trashes home
Benefactor gutted after tenant trashes home

Benefactor gutted after tenant trashes home

A man who asked a landlord to give a tenant "a chance" is mortified at the mess she left....
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 09:15:38
Duck dies after beak destroyed by fireworks
Duck dies after beak destroyed by fireworks

Duck dies after beak destroyed by fireworks

GRAPHIC CONTENT: A duck left dying after fireworks were thought to have been shoved in its beak is further fuelling calls for a ban on the private sales of fireworks....
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 22:46:09
 
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