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.




This family home was designed with a sharply angular roofline to capture views out to the harbour and beyond. Find out how a minimalist material palette was used to achieve a modern aesthetic 

There are many ways to bring warmth into your interior – even when the main cladding materials are concrete and glass. Here, a snug sunken lounge provides a cosy...

This outdoor fire brings warmth in winter – but even in summer it is a focal point for alfresco gatherings. The sight of jumping flames at dusk is appealing whatever the season

You've gone to the trouble to introduce a grand double height entry – now don't forget to highlight it. A sculptural chandelier leads the eye upwards through this lofty entry space

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

An elevated, exposed site often comes with drawbacks such as heat gain. Designed by architect Aaron Jones, of Urban Function Architecture, this clean-li...

With glass sliders opening to decks at every turn and generous, open-plan interiors, this home matches a mini...

Whether you live in the country or simply dream of it, this four-bedroom home reflects a classic country feel but with all modern conveniences included

This home has not one but two outdoor entertaining spaces, effectively stepping into the greater landscape. The lower alfresco dining area is underlit to dramatic effect. 

Dark and intriguing from the street, inside this home is a world of refined surfaces, ergonomic flow and a kitchen appropriately fit for a celebrity chef

Vertical cladding and thoughtful placements of windows have allowed this new home in Campbell's Bay, Auckland, to soak up the views while retaining a sense of p...

With design nods to early settler cottages and leading spaces trained on the views, this snug, modern home is all about embracing its ...