Team Spirit

One sees the big picture, the other the detail – together this Auckland couple have the festive season covered


Piece work

Flat by flat, a far-sighted couple acquired a vast Wadestown villa and reunited it as their own family home


Boy wonders

This all-male household in rural Waikato is more fetching farmhouse than unruly man cave.


Meeting Mr Wright

A “wonderful vibe” drew an appreciative new owner to this 1880s Wellingon gem, built by Henry Wright with Coromandel gold

Mel Chesneau

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Striking gold

An old schist cottage near Arrowtown was the starting point for a home that cleverly blends old and new