Beachfront living comes of age

A 14m lap pool is an integral part of the architecture of this new house Read more

Afternoon delight

This landscape has all the vital ingredients for a lazy summer's day shade from the sun, shelter from the wind, and a sparkling pool from Mayfair Pools Read more

Keeping the faith

Major renovations to this house played havoc with the gardens, but a sympathetic makeover has them just like old again Read more

Beachfront living comes of age

From softly glowing embers to a wall of fire, Living Flame fireplaces offer a range of settings Read more

Barefoot in paradise

To create a smooth, sandstone appearance, this resort-style outdoor living area features concrete coloured with the Peter Fell system Read more

Blue horizons

Created as part of a bigger landscaping project, this pool makes the most of its rural setting Read more

Natural shape

An iconic landscape is achieved by blurring the lines between man and nature Read more

Down to the waterline

This contemporary pool appears to start from a frothing spa and then run directly out to sea design and installation is by Elite Pools Read more

Golden eye

Want to turn an outdoor living area into gold? A member of the Landscape Industries Association of New Zealand can help Read more

Beachfront living comes of age

The right wine storage makes all the difference Read more






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