Dunedin - what a great place to live

22-Mar-2017 23:00:00 Share this:

Otago has been celebrating its anniversary day this week. While it’s a region that showcases all the best of New Zealand from the stunning alpine landscapes and wineries of Central Otago to wild beaches and heritage buildings, we thought it was a good time to shine the spotlight on Dunedin and find out what makes it a great place to live.


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Topics: Residential, New Zealand, Advice, House of Inspiration

What's new in the world of wallpaper?

20-Mar-2017 10:26:08 Share this:

From modern geometrics to exotic eclectics, the latest in wow-worthy wallpapers from Resene ColorShops are pretty, witty and gritty.


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Topics: Residential, DIY, New Zealand, Advice, House of Inspiration

What does $540,000 buy you?

15-Mar-2017 06:00:00 Share this:

Our latest National Market Watch report shows the average house in New Zealand for February was $540,678. Here’s what that, or less, could buy you in different regions around the country:


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Topics: Residential, New Zealand, National Market Watch Newsletter, Properties for sale

Bring out the best in your bach

13-Dec-2016 07:29:52 Share this:

If you’re reclining on the deck of your bach thinking the place could use a bit of a spruce up, Resene have a few ideas for inspiration.


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Topics: Residential, DIY, New Zealand, Maintenance

Quick school holiday activity ideas

12-Dec-2016 12:45:44 Share this:

School holidays! It’s a time of excitement for the kids – and a degree of stress for parents, particularly when the inevitable rainy days arrive. Here are a few quick ideas for keeping the kids amused that shouldn’t break the bank.


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Topics: New Zealand, Advice

Paint colour trends to future-proof your home

10-Nov-2016 08:23:06 Share this:

It’s time to make a colour connection.  

While it may seem like only yesterday we were celebrating the trends for this summer, colour experts are working well ahead, predicting our palettes for as far our as 2018. The new The Range 2018 fashion colours fandeck from Resene includes the latest on trend paint colours for a quick fashion update for homes and buildings. Choosing paint that will last the distance in terms of trends is a great way to future-proof your home.

               

Inscape

Time to escape… indoors. Nature has always had a strong influence on choices, and never more so than now. With many addicted to technology and more time spent indoors, the great outdoors is coming in… in our surfaces, finishes, colours and accessorising.


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Topics: DIY, New Zealand, Decoration, Advice, House of Inspiration, Design