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Your home is a reflection of who you are. But building a new house on your property is a major project. Don’t worry – we’ve got all the ideas and advice you to help with your plans
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NEW IN HOME DESIGN

Innovative and functional flap door ideal for space saving
Multi-purpose design has become something of a necessity in recent years. Salice's Pacta offers various practical uses throughout the home.
Lock and unlock your door from afar!
With her busy schedule mum and photographer Tarryn has no time to drop everything to find her keys every time she walks in the door, but now she doesn’t need to. In fact, with the Yale Assure SL digit...
Energy-saving technology tips for new-build homes
The energy usage that goes into construction materials is high. However, you can make up for this energy consumption by harnessing the power of today's technology to ensure your home does not continue...
Personal achievement
A smart, modern home that's cool in summer, snug in winter and welcoming all year round. Whatever your idea of the perfect home, GJ Gardner's portfolio has you covered.  
Don’t lose control of your DIY
Instead, let a professional take the reins. From new builds to repairs and renovations, EzyBuilding ensures quality craftsmanship so you’ll have peace of mind.
How to build the ultimate sustainable home
Whether you just want to cut back on your power bill or you’d like to do your bit for the environment, here’s all you need to know about building a lean, green home
It’s a wrap
Intriguing architectural resolution – the angular forms of this costal home ensure privacy from the street, while maximising the water views
Lush grass with little effort
Summertime is a tough time for your lawn. But there's one way you can keep it looking flawless over the warmer months.
TimberTech composite decking transforms a Central Otago holiday home
This deck is in picturesque Alexandra and replaced an old, tatty wooden deck with fade and stain free TimberTech Composite Decking by Niagara.The homeowners are thrilled with the finish and are lookin...
How to choose the right paint colour, room by room
Ever been struck by paint paralysis? Anyone who’s been overwhelmed by choosing paint colours can tell you it’s a real thing.
Air conditioning that cares for the air
Daikin Air Filters and Purifiers improve the quality of your air indoors using advanced technology and are available in the ultra-quiet Daikin Air Purifier as well as across the range of split system ...

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Tasty tiles and moreish mosaics
Whether they're helping to reflect light, adding some quirk to your interiors or helping to define spaces – how tiles and mosaics are used in your bathroom can make or break the space.
Open cliffside kitchen is well connected
This kitchen's design references the beach it overlooks. When a glass wall is peeled back, the open plan space feels even more connected to its surroundings.
Bold exterior colours add to the appeal of this home
Two gabled cottages linked by a flat-roofed element find delineation through dramatic paint colours
Master suite now opens up to pool, outdoor terrace and ocean views
The total renovation of this hillside property ensures key areas in the home now enjoy spectacular outlooks including the master bedroom and bathroom

TRENDING NOW

Sopersmac | Transform your door - Make it smart
Transform your front door with a Schlage S6000 digital touchpad lock!
Our ranges
From the simple and cost-effective, to the sophisticated and state of the art, every Fairview product in every range is manufactured specifically for New Zealand’s environment, and designed to bring c...
Window styles
Windows function in different ways – some slide, some tilt, some fold back on themselves. By understanding the different types available and how they work, you can better match windows to your needs, ...
Roofing trends to enhance your home

Today's roofing design is a balance between energy efficiency, eco-friendliness and aesthetics. Here's our guide to the latest roofing trends that will keep you covered for years to come. See more

Door styles
Whether you need extra privacy, streaming light, or something in between, the type of doors you choose for your home can make a big difference to the way you live.
Entry doors
An entry door should be strong and solid, but it should also integrate beautifully and seamlessly with the look and feel of your home. Fairview’s extensive variety of designs and finishes, including t...
Glass
Windows aren’t just part of your home’s framework. They can add light and life, warmth and beauty. That’s why choosing the right glass is so important. There is a Fairview System for every door and wi...

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International Winners
The selection of the TIDA international winners was the culmination of a series of awards for kitchens, bathrooms and homes held across 2017.

INSPIRING IDEAS

Take the test – Is your Asthma under control?

We may not be able to cure it, but we can certainly try to do our part by ensuring kiwi homes retain as little moisture as possible – Warmup’s radiant underfloor heating solution does just that.

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More than just a home builder

Owning a home is a big responsibility and comes with its challenges. Not sure how to tackle that reno? Or a roof you can't stop leaking? One company has your bases covered. See more

How to create the ultimate outdoor room

 The latest on outdoor living heating, lighting and sound technology from James Adair of Johnson and Couzins 

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How to reap rewards from your under-utilised section

If you own a house and section, home expert GJ Gardner offers some valuable advice on how to unlock your site’s potential

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Natural warmth with the Envira Weatherboard System

It’s a fact - timber is a natural insulator - and with the use of Niagara’s 100% timber components, a fully enclosed, weathertight finish can be achieved.

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6 Ways to save money on heating bills

The first step to reducing heating bills is to take a look at your energy usage and monitor your average daily, weekly and monthly consumption.

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