Solar Power

That summer feeling: sunny escapes for slowing down and letting go

Behind a windowless brick wall, Georgia Peacocke creates an elegant retreat with expansive estuary views.

This Time It's Personal

Editor's Letter: Solar Power

Our editor ponders the end of the year and seeking the sun.

Wood Working

Handmade wooden objects elevate everyday rituals from mundane to memorable.

In the Swim

Clever design creates a suburban oasis around a swimming pool and new outdoor living space.

My Oh My

A new noodle joint opens in Tāmaki Makaurau.

Paul Davidson spends five years finishing a crafted little house in the bush at Anawhata.

Work It, Make It, Do It

Open Home Out West

We head west to two delightful houses in the bush for our next Open Home with Dulux.

Take it Outside

An independent Wellington outdoors store was inspired by a love of alfresco coffee.

Close Encounters

Decorative art pieces that are worth close inspection.

Well Played

With just a new garage and living room extension, Rafe Maclean has transformed this 1950s Wānaka bach.

Safe Houses

Homes that share a common purpose in making the lives of their occupants better are the focus of a new book by Debra Milla

We Dance to the Light

Tropical influences and a corner site meet happily in a house that opens and closes as the seasons change.

Throw Back

Potter Peter Lange farewells the shed that has sheltered his craft for 40 years.

Design Lives Here

Precious things, from an old lemon squeezer to a Māori bird-call instrument.

Goon Bag

Dicey releases Central Otago pinot noir – in a box.

Flight of Fancy

Jo and Nikolai Sorensen are bringing back good old-fashioned fun with Lofty kites.

A prefabricated trio of cabins provides an intimate off-grid escape, scattered across a slice of North Canterbury wine country.

A Landscape of Visions

Modernist Master

The first book ever devoted to the work of architect Henry Kulka (1900–1971).

Garden State

Henri Sayes reinterprets the traditional suburban bungalow with this intimate Onehunga home.

Fish of the Day

Chef and fishmonger Martin Bosley cooks snapper to perfection.

From My Window: Let's Move to the Country

Tim Grocott of Taus moves to a new home and studio in Kerikeri.

On an overlooked site at Matapōuri, a bach looks inward to create an entirely different experience.

Make Peace with the Day


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