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.

Classic cottage meets modern rear addition in this renovation project

A bold, contemporary addition creates an expansive, light-filled living zone at the rear of this reconfigured 1920s bungalow Read more

Multi-wing house reveals views slowly and features sheltered outdoor living spaces

Cedar-clad home with three wings offers different outlooks from different spaces bifold metal doors enclose a private courtyard in the living wing Read more

Bamboo kitchen cabinetry integrates with wider use of wood through this home's interior

Wood cabinetry, a green tile splashback and understated slender benchtops all give this kitchen a furniture-like appeal so it doesn't stand ou... Read more

Contemporary home in clean lined geometric forms has great indoor outdoor flow

Open-plan, two-storey house by designer Darren O'Neil has long central corridor, a large outdoor room and pool Read more

Major renovation expands and reinvents a dated rural home

Strong, symmetrical gable forms combine with bold white plaster and cedar cladding to give this home by designer Grant Bindon a contemporary, European aesthetic Read more

Major renovation reshuffles rear of home and opens up the front of the house to views

A new pavilion forms part of the renovation of this lakeside home, while expansive verandahs increase indoor-outdoor living areas Read more

New home with two-tone cladding and connection to nature

An expansive rear living pavilion and private courtyard connect this contemporary home to its tropical garden environment Read more

European-style coastal home with split levels and self-contained apartment

This seaside home by architect Stephan Meijer sits on an awkward site, yet opens up to its picturesque coastal setting from all rooms and floors. Read more

Contemporary reworking of traditional villa with open spaces and central stairwell

Classic villa with reinvented interiors, a stairwell as light well and new lower level Read more