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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.


Minimalism

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.