New Zealand TIDA Homes

For more than 30 years, Trends has promoted great home design ideas through its print, digital and online media.

The Trends International Design Awards – TIDAs – take that involvement to the next level with the search for the best kitchens, bathrooms and homes across a number of the countries where Trends has a presence.


Three state-of-the-art homes are staggered on a sloping site to catch all-day sun

Featuring local schist and looking to Lake Wanaka and Treble Cone skifields, this gable-roofed home is fully immersed in its scenery

From retention tanks to digging the garage in under the house, a lot of behind the scenes work went into this expansive, lifestyle-changing renovation

Gabled pavilions used in new home design help overcome planning and site restrictions

This multi-level house by Mason & Wales transforms into a glass and steel pavilion on the top levels, op...

Intriguing architectural resolution – the angular forms of this costal home ensure privacy from the street, while maximising the water views

Family home designed in a long low form so as not to stand out on the hill and to maximise the views

Biophilia is defined as the connection humans have with the nature world – this Queenstown home reflects that by appealing to four of the five senses

This timeless, light-filled new home flawlessly incorporates the outdoors into its design. Various multi-use spaces around the home ensure it can adapt and change with th...

Looks can be deceiving – that's definitely the case here. Hiding behind this historic villa's traditional facade is a much more modern home, thanks to its contemporary ex...

An old Devonport villa received an extensive renovation to modernise and make the spaces better suit it's owners. The result is an impressively functional and contemp...

Reworked villa has a wealth of classic detail combined with a modern, flowing layout and everything else you need for ...