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Customer stories


Fairytale Ending
Tanya and Dominic renovated an "ugly duckling" with the views and space they wanted, creating a cedar-clad contemporary home on Christchurch's Cashmere Hills.
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Full Transparency
One family gives new meaning to indoor-outdoor flow with a new home, where they can see the front and back yard from the open-plan living space.

Water, water everywhere
Choosing to build on the Whitianga Waterways was very much Plan B for one couple, but it now feels like it was meant to be.

High & Mighty
A Christchurch home on a steep site required an innovative design, which meant plenty of sharp angles.

Forward Thinking
No one knows the future, but that’s not stopping Julian from planning for it. He wants to enjoy his striking, modern Whitianga home for as long as possible.

Where the Pheasants Fly
An artist sketched a house open to the views with a nod to the local birds in 2019. Two years later, the vision was realised and he and his family moved into the home on a hill in Raglan.

Building the Kiwi Dream
Follow Matt and Kaylene Watson as they embark on building their Kiwi dream on a slice of New Zealand paradise; a home for their family and a place for friends to congregate and enjoy.

Mountains of Appeal
When a Timaru family built a holiday home in picturesque Wānaka, space and views were what they most craved.

Sea Change
A family exchanges cramped apartment life in Southeast Asia for a large, cedar-clad coastal home in Raglan.

Bay Watch
A property developer and his family find magic at Moonlight on a steep section overlooking the Tasman // Your Home & Garden

Home again
An architect builds his family a contemporary residence on the site of his childhood house. // Your Home & Garden

Change of pace
This sun-drenched home was designed to perfectly suit a couple with plans of retiring. // Your Home & Garden

And breathe
This opulent family home was also designed to be luxury accommodation for guests to completely relax. // Your Home & Garden

Builder's own
With experience building their own homes and their business, Tony and Terena Anderson had a good idea of what they wanted when it came to planning their home in Kumeu.

Serial builders
A husband-and-wife team, who cannot seem to stop building houses, have finally built a home in Kumeu that is just right. // Your Home & Garden

Site for sore eyes
This clifftop stunner is the ultimate in indoor/outdoor flow. // Your Home & Garden

To the lighthouse
An architect built his home to be completely private from the front, open at the back and with a surprising night-time element.

David's Bowentown Build
David shares how he had local builders frame up his Bowentown bach then he jumped on the tools to complete the project.

Natural selection
When a builder and an interior designer created their own home, the result was a considered house rich in details with plenty of sliding doors and carefully chosen natural materials.

Oliver's new home
Oliver Driver, wife Ella Mizrahi and their two children embarked on a project to build their first home on a riverside section on the Te Atatu Peninsula. The family wanted a relaxed home that connected with the river and found large Vantage windows and doors throughout the home hit the mark.

Work the Angles
This Bowentown bach combines the owner’s love of nature and great architecture

Happy campers
The boundary between inside and out is blurred at a Matarangi holiday home thanks to clever use of sliding doors and raked windows

Natural Light
This elegantly designed Hamilton home wraps around a lush gully of native bush and boasts almost seamless connections to its outdoor spaces

Heart warming
A “forever” home. That’s how Rachael describes the house that she and partner Kip have built for their family of five in the Cambridge countryside.

Simple forms and elements
From the street, this house reads as an intriguing mystery box with signs of life hidden from the street but walk around to the sunny northern side and you’ll find a lively family dwelling

In detail
This award winning home made smart joinery choices to create a seamless flow between indoor and outdoor spaces

Warm welcome
This home's clever combination of products mixes the heating standards of the UK with the kiwi lifestyle. As seen in Your Home & Garden magazine.

A Herne Bay home’s minimal design vision was realised with windows and doors from the APL Architectural Series.

Bold design
Three types of Vantage windows and doors were used in this impressive and well thought out Hamilton home.

Mix and match
This North Shore, Auckland show home uses windows and doors from Vantage Residential and Metro Series to achieve seamless flow.

Paint it Black
A smart urban garage and apartment project takes its cues from nature.

Mount Views
Special views called for a special product – doors that could disappear from sight.