Broom and gorse are coming into flower, gilding the hill slopes and reminding us how pervasive these exotics species are
In Big Ideas for Small Houses, Catherine Foster looks at a range of small houses around NZ and the strategies the owners used to get a toehold in the tight housing market. Built from shipping containers, this home was awarded eight stars by the NZ Green Building Council.
Two hundred and fifty years ago Europeans first had the thrill of exploring the exotic plants of these south sea isles. About 80% of native plants grow naturally only in New Zealand. Imagine the...
A home in Ocean View is among the finalists for the 2019 House of the Year awards in Auckland next month.
Converted into flats in the 1940s, this brick beauty on the cliffs above St Clair is now a family home again. Kim Dungey reports.
It's spring! Time to take a stroll through Dunedin Botanic Garden to enjoy the delights of colour and fragrance.
A palm at Dunedin Botanic Garden's winter garden glasshouse has taken centre stage in the central house's middle bed.
There is no place quite like home, but one Otago family knows no other New Zealand home will be quite like their house when it is finished, Kerrie Waterworth reports.
Hundreds of years ago, in China, monks often selected their favourite local camellias for the entrances and gardens of their temples. Some remain as gnarled and ancient specimens.
Plant lovage, hyssop and summer savory for both your patch and your table's sake, writes James Wong.
The aviary has been a part of Dunedin Botanic Garden for a very long time but its role continues to evolve.
A prime spot to see wild birds, Dunedin Botanic Garden gives us an amazing opportunity to observe 40 different bird species close-up in their own environment, write Clare Fraser and Mary Thompson.