In Miniature

Lily Duval built her own home – it’s absolutely tiny but has everything a free spirit could want.


All is calm

Once a month, Debbie Cavit leaves her busy Auckland lifestyle and unwinds in her Central Otago cottage


At long last

A pair of serial renovators have finally settled down in their new home on a patch of Waikato horse country


Be my guest

From ultra-glam tent to cosy caboose – three very different solutions to creating space for holidaying visitors


Team Spirit

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

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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

Rental tips

Tips from a stylish renter and NZ House & Garden staff for turning a rental into a home