Get Away From It All

The world has changed – and we all need a little respite

A retreat in rural Katikati has wide views, a sense of containment – and a helluva lot of soul.

Shed Space

Dusk til Dawn

A new installation at Auckland’s port lights up the night.

Hall Together Now

Katie Lockhart designs a colourful new eatery in a colourful part of uptown Auckland.

Bend, Scoop

Mobile Home

Exploring the possibilities of the humble caravan.

A modest bach at Riversdale Beach to fill with extended family and friends.

Back to Bach

Vessels Whimsy Art

Jiho Yun finds objects of desire.

A Favourite Thing: Karamia Muller

Puka ware: handmade baskets from the Solomon Islands hold many lessons.

Bricks and Mortar

Cheshire Architects redefine Britomart with a unique hotel bridging old and new.

River Side

On a bucolic site just behind Whangapoua beach, a contemporary shed manages views, wind and the needs of friends and family.

Walk this Way

Christchurch’s architecture has changed radically in a decade – a new book offers a handy guide to a whole new city.

Why Books Matter

An author and poet make a bold move in Wellington.

Marking Time

Tim Dorrington’s first commission came from his parents. Twenty years on, the Waiheke bach is still treasured.

Rich Naish future-proofs a beachside retreat for his family on a challenged site north of Auckland.

Anchor Me

I Never Met a Straight Line I Didn’t Like

Mary Gaudin and Matt Arnold have released a new book on Christchurch modernism – a celebration of a distinctive regional style with enduring appeal.

I Spy Pie

The ubiquitous pie gets a classy make-over by sustainable fisher and fishing advocate Nate Smith.

Beautiful Constraints

Designing a modern extension for a house rooted in history.

From My Window: Seasons Change

A sharp little house on Waiheke Island is a contrast in openness and containment.

Best Nest


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