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Rakino Island, 25 Ocean View Crescent

25 Ocean View Crescent


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Rakino Island, 55 South Pacific Road

55 South Pacific Road


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Hillcrest, 1D Hillcrest Avenue

1D Hillcrest Avenue


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Recently sold:

Northcote, 6B Liston Street

6B Liston Street


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Northcote, 1/102A Onewa Road

1/102A Onewa Road


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Northcote, 18 Woodside Avenue

18 Woodside Avenue


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Glenfield, 10 Easton Park Parade

10 Easton Park Parade


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Glenfield, 11 Edgeworth Road

11 Edgeworth Road


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Birkdale, 12 Bishopgate Street

12 Bishopgate Street


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Birkenhead, 1A Birkenhead Ave

1A Birkenhead Ave


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Birkenhead, 2 -143 Balmain Road

2 -143 Balmain Road


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Birkenhead, G4/20 Ian Marwick Place

G4/20 Ian Marwick Place


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Birkenhead, 34A Rawene Road

34A Rawene Road


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Birkenhead, 37 Hinemoa Street

37 Hinemoa Street


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Birkenhead, 1/20 Waipa Street

1/20 Waipa Street


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Birkenhead, 3/63 Rawene Road

3/63 Rawene Road


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Hillcrest, 21B Beatrice Ave

21B Beatrice Ave


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Hillcrest, 9 Archers Road

9 Archers Road


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Hillcrest, 80 Monarch Ave

80 Monarch Ave


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Hillcrest, 2/13 Ocean View Road

2/13 Ocean View Road


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Hillcrest, 2A Hume Drive

2A Hume Drive


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Hillcrest, 2/79 Ocean View Road

2/79 Ocean View Road


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Beach Haven, 2/59 Rangatira Road

2/59 Rangatira Road


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Rakino Island, Sec 2, 66 South Pacific Road

Sec 2, 66 South Pacific Road


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Albany, 30 Gold Street

30 Gold Street


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Birkdale, 146 Birkdale Road

146 Birkdale Road


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Birkdale, 14 Beeche Place

14 Beeche Place


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Beach Haven, 27 Sea Vista Avenue

27 Sea Vista Avenue


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Newmarket, 176-178 Broadway

176-178 Broadway


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Birkdale, 11 Eskdale Rd

11 Eskdale Rd


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Birkenhead, 14 Havenwood Pl

14 Havenwood Pl


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Hillcrest, 15 Hillcrest Ave

15 Hillcrest Ave


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Hillcrest, 44 Stanaway St

44 Stanaway St


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Birkdale, 20 Hellyers Street

20 Hellyers Street


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Takapuna, 29 Taharoto Road

29 Taharoto Road


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2

Northcote, 15c La Roche Place

15c La Roche Place


3

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Hillcrest, 11 Archers Road

11 Archers Road


4

2

3

Glenfield, 1/39 Woodcote Drive

1/39 Woodcote Drive


4

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Hillcrest, 3 Mountbatten Avenue

3 Mountbatten Avenue


3

1

Hillcrest, 87 Moore Street

87 Moore Street


6

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Hillcrest, 74A Hillcrest Avenue

74A Hillcrest Avenue


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Birkdale, 3/108a Verran Road

3/108a Verran Road


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Hillcrest, 2/13 Eban Avenue

2/13 Eban Avenue


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Birkdale, 37 Flaxdale Street

37 Flaxdale Street


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Beach Haven, 1/51 Kia Ora Road

1/51 Kia Ora Road


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Hillcrest, 16 Betsland Crescent

16 Betsland Crescent


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Birkenhead, 2/28 Coroglen Avenue

2/28 Coroglen Avenue


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181 blog results:

9 February 2016

Kitchen Trends 2016


Renowned Auckland kitchen and interior designer Celia Visser shares her thoughts on what 2016 holds with regard to kitchen design.

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5 February 2016

A Buyers Guide to Auctions


Buying a home at auction can be especially daunting, so follow these top tips to prepare for the big day.

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1 February 2016

Why Auctions Work


‘What does the vendor want?' ‘What do you think its worth?' These are probably the two most frequently asked questions of real estate agents and it is unlikely to elicit a satisfying reply.

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1 February 2016

Presentation Matters


As the home owner, you will know every aspect of your property which you love, but would prospective buyers pick these aspects at a glance?

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8 February 2016

How To Best Market Your Home


Our day to day work confirms that we sell many homes to people right outside of the criteria they describe to us, and also to people who aren't actively seeking a new home.

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14 January 2016

Buying A Rental


With property values still increasing, strong demand for rentals and tenants funding the mortgage there is no surprise why many invest in residential rental properties.

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22 January 2016

What to ask before buying


Buying a property is a major decision, money invested in obtaining the right expert advice may save you many thousands of dollars later.

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17 February 2016

Modernist Masterpiece


Built in 1965, the Orr-Walker House is one of Titirangi's pioneering modernist homes – a mid-century time capsule with all the patina of a well loved home.

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9 March 2016

Best of Both Worlds


Modern design meets classical looks in this brand new, award-winning villa by developer Andy Blyth and his team at InsideOut –designed by architect, Paul Leuschke. It ticks all the boxes.

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13 April 2016

Out of Africa


As the former editor of one of New Zealand’s top design magazines, I’ve seen a lot of kitchens in my time, and this one is right up there...

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13 April 2016

Space Matters


My guess is you’re probably reading this on your device, sitting on your sofa. So, how much money is your sofa sitting on? Matter Architects talk about how to maximise space in your home.

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27 April 2016

The Bigger Picture


ANZ macroeconomist Sharon Zollner and Withers Tsang accountant Stephen Tsang look beyond our shores to take a global perspective on the Auckland property market.

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20 April 2016

Eco Graffiti


We catch up with Rob Champion of Natural Habitats’ technology division to understand more about the design and installation of green walls – especially in the home environment.

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20 April 2016

Inspired By Nature


Natalie DuBois is one of the country’s most respected kitchen and bathroom designers. We recently caught up with Natalie at her Waitakere studio hideaway she now calls home.

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19 April 2016

Too Good Espresso


Unlike many of its neighbours, where coffee plays a supporting role to the food, at Too Good Espresso it’s all about the coffee, according to its owner and barista, Rata Miller.

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11 May 2016

Masterworks Gallery


We visit the splendid Masterworks Gallery and talk with owners, Christine Hedlund and Eloise Kitson, about how to begin curating a modern collection of glass and ceramics.

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4 May 2016

Titirangi Modern


This Saturday sees the launch of the annual Resene Architecture & Design Film Festival. We caught up with its co-curator at her Titirangi tree-top home.

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25 May 2016

Georgie Malyon


We catch up with the Ponsonby based florist, stylist and emerging artist whose artworks have evolved from very simple still life images to making latex moulds of skulls.

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25 May 2016

For Art's Sake


Auckland has an amazing and diverse network of galleries and artist studios. On the eve of the city’s annual Art Fair, we caught up with art dealer, Anna Miles.

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18 May 2016

Bespoke Design


Twelve years ago, Jane McAulay-Frame arrived in New Zealand with a bag and high hopes. She now runs a successful interior design studio in the heart of fashionable Ponsonby.

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18 May 2016

The Electric Revolution


Deputy Mayor of Auckland, Penny Hulse, is convinced electric bicycles are part of the new paradigm that will herald a cycling and walking transformation in Auckland.

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8 June 2016

High-Rise Heaven


With several thousand apartments under his belt, more then 600 in construction, and many more on the boards, Architect Colin Leuschke knows a thing or two about the apartment business.

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8 June 2016

Seeing the Potential


We explore a delightful and modern conversion to a Ponsonby workingman's cottage with Tim Dorrington, the architect who transformed it into a well thought out, contemporary home.

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15 June 2016

A Home For Life


A mid century home that has stood the test of time, and is still as fresh and as relevant today as it was the day it was conceived.

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15 June 2016

The Budget - Housing Fix or Failure?


Phil Twyford labelled the Budget initiatives “a spectacular failure”. But MP for Auckland Central Nikki Kaye says the Government is well on the way to delivering more houses.

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1 June 2016

Honey, I involved the kids


Amy Archer is 10 years old, and she’s a third generation beekeeper. But it wasn’t exactly planned. A chance encounter two years ago spawned a thriving little community-driven eco-business.

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1 June 2016

A Feast for the Eyes


If you eat out regularly in Auckland, the chances are you’ve enjoyed the surroundings of a Paul Izzard designed restaurant.

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22 June 2016

The Modern Villa


Architect Darren Jessop's designs transform what were once humble abodes into some of the most desirable real estate in the city.

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29 June 2016

Feeling Appy?


Mobile phones have become pretty much indispensable for myriad functions they perform as part of every day life. We select our top 5 essential apps for buying and designing your home.

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29 June 2016

An Eye For Detail


Simon Devitt shoots houses for a living. His stunning architectural images can be seen in many of New Zealand’s premier design magazines, as well as some notable publications internationally…

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13 July 2016

The Winding Ridge Of Human Activity


It is entwined with the burgeoning history of New Zealand and Auckland. The name alone drips with history and folklore, and all revolve around a mysterious guy named Hape….

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13 July 2016

Heart of the Matter


As part of an on-going drive to support community focussed initiatives, Ray White Ponsonby has purchased an AED (Automated External Defibrillator), located at 259 Ponsonby Road.

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6 July 2016

On Ya Bike Auckland


One house. Mum and Dad. 3 grown-up kids. One car (leased). No garage. Lots of negotiating. Uber is handy. 5 bikes. 5 HOP cards. Meet the family of the future.

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6 July 2016

Sam Leitch


Emerging artist Sam Leitch invites the viewer to relate to his work in such a way that it becomes theirs...that his works do the talking, so each viewer connects on their own level.

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20 July 2016

Grand Exposure


Andrew J. Steel is a 28 year old artist with grand ambitions. His stunning visual wit is everywhere as he steadily works his way towards his goal - New Zealand’s most prolific artist.

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27 July 2016

Housing Trump Card


From Brexit to the unfolding train wreck of the US election, it all adds up to a high degree of global uncertainty. But is that good or bad for Auckland real estate?

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3 August 2016

A Slice of Ponsonby History


After 20 glorious years, the owners of the iconic Great Ponsonby Arthotel are reluctantly putting their business on the market. What is it that makes this place so special?

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3 August 2016

Urban Deforestation


Auckland has licence to grow both inside the city limits and further out on the boundaries. So is it up or out? Either way, city environmentalists and ecologists are feeling uncomfortable.

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10 August 2016

Enlightened Thinking


The Franklin Road lights are now an established and beloved event in Auckland’s festive calendar. But how and when did it all begin?

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17 August 2016

Pure Craftsmanship


We chat with architect Peter Townsend about this picture-perfect North Shore family home.

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17 August 2016

Simply The Best


At a gala event held at the ANZ Events Centre, 250 designers and industry professionals gathered with eager anticipation to find out who had designed the best kitchens and bathrooms of 2016.…

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24 August 2016

The Shape of Things to Come


Most of us remember it as the Resene showroom at Three Lamps, but over the next few months this site will be transformed into one of Ponsonby’s most desirable boutique apartment developments…

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31 August 2016

A Tonne Of Thanks!


More than 150 volunteers, bolstered by dozens of children from local schools and with the help of the Hawke Sea Scouts, collect over a tonne of rubbish in just two hours.

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30 August 2016

The Bushman's Son


Grey Lynn portrait artist Terry Fergusson captures the many aspects of human emotion in a raw and unrehearsed manner.

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7 September 2016

The Cost of Congestion


As we finally get the green light from the Government on motorway tolling, some Aucklanders are already asking how toll roads might impact inner city property prices.

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14 September 2016

A Golden Opportunity


Behind the façade of a popular Birkenhead café sits a hidden gem of a home, a time capsule dating back half a century.

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14 September 2016

Protecting Ponsonby


With changes to Auckland in the Unitary Plan, heritage manager Edward Bennett is concerned “a slow degradation” could gradually chip away at the historic character of Ponsonby and Grey Lynn…

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21 September 2016

Clean Sweep to the Top


It’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it. Ciaran Fitzpatrick of Grey Lynn business Complete Chimney Care has nailed it as a cool, hands-on trade that puts a smile on his face every day.

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5 October 2016

The Outlook For Summer


Westpac Bank economist Michael Gordon predicts at least another solid two years for Auckland’s housing market boom.

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28 September 2016

10 Architectural Escapes


If you’re into architecture and looking for something different for that special birthday or anniversary … take a look at this selection of architectural getaways, they’ll blow your mind.

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12 October 2016

Where the Future is Reality


Industrial designer Alain Brideson looks at emerging technologies that can change the way we get around Auckland for the better.

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19 October 2016

Combatting P-Labs


Despite record busts, methamphetamine use is on the rise, and much of this insidious drug is being produced at small, clandestine labs in rental properties.

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19 October 2016

From A Different Perspective


Ponsonby is a community renowned for its diversity and creativity. It respects those who dare to be different and it values those who, in the face of adversity, live life to the full!

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26 October 2016

Buoy, What a View!


Ginette Auld, owner of Ponsonby perennial, Salta Café, talks about Buoy – her new ‘baby’ down on the waterfront.

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2 November 2016

Urban Oasis


So often an overused phrase and an underwhelming experience, but not here – ‘Urban Oasis’ perfectly sums up this delightfully proportioned modern family home.

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2 November 2016

Greening the Concrete Jungle


As increased densification of our urban space becomes the reality, green roofs can provide much-needed relief from the concrete jungle.

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16 November 2016

The Trump Effect


Will the Trump presidency spell the end of the good times for Auckland property? Economists Zoe Wallis and Sharon Zollner consider the future.

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9 November 2016

Time to Wrap Up


New insulation regulations for rental properties are in place. Here’s what you need to know as a landlord.

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30 November 2016

Checks and Balances


The Unitary Plan is a brilliant opportunity for innovation, say two Ponsonby architects. But sensitivity and care are needed to make it work.

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23 November 2016

Ponsonby Park


This is the story of a group of dedicated Ponsonby locals who are passionate about the suburb they live in and their community led initiative to reclaim a small part of Ponsonby Road.

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23 November 2016

Little Ray of Giving 2016


Now in its fourth year, Ray White has again joined forces with Ronald McDonald House in this charitable initiative to put a smile on as many children’s faces as possible this festive season

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18 January 2017

A Touch Of Hollywood


For author Stacy Gregg, it was love at first sight when she came across this little Spanish Mission cottage in Westmere.

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18 January 2017

Moving Into Space


An artist can make something that takes us somewhere we didn’t expect to go. This can be rejuvenating, and we all want that.

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21 December 2016

Full of Eastern Promise


A light-hearted fundraising cabaret, reminiscent of the clubs of Cairo in the 1930’s, delivers a pot of gold for a local dance company.

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7 December 2016

A Jolt To The Senses


Expect to be challenged by a clutch of galleries in Putiki Street, secreted away behind McDonalds in Arch Hill.

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11 January 2017

The Urban Sketcher


Prolific sketcher, Murray Dewhurst is quietly capturing a portfolio of the world rapidly changing around him.

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11 January 2017

Steady As She Goes


The Property Institute’s Ashley Church Contemplates The Ability of Recent Major Events To Unsettle Auckland’s Housing Market.

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14 December 2016

Why’s Santa On A Bike?


Andy Davies sheds some light on Santa’s mount and his latest plans for Ponsonby Central.

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14 December 2016

A Little Day Of Giving


This year’s Little Ray of Giving has exceeded all expectations, thanks to the charity of two local kindergartens, a couple of loyal tradies, & the staff and families of Ray White Ponsonby.

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12 December 2016

Anyone for Tennis?


The Wither Hills West End Tennis Cup, co-sponsored by Ray White Damerell Group, attracts a host of international players, supported by a record crowd of enthusiastic locals.

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25 January 2017

Kelmarna Community


Not just a teaching resource, shared gardens are a way to bring whole communities together, says passionate environmentalist Adrian Roche.

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1 February 2017

Martin Donnelly - Property Manager


Martin's a six-time winner of the prestigious Property Manager of the Year Award, so there is very little he doesn’t know about looking after investment properties.

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1 February 2017

Home Staging - The Facts


Ray White Ponsonby sits down with three inspirational local home stagers to find out more about their craft.

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8 February 2017

Organic Modernism


Surrounded by some of her favourite New Zealand homes, Green Bay provides the ideal live-work balance for architect Megan Edwards.

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15 February 2017

Picture This


Ask yourself this – where is the first place a potential buyer sees your property? Wherever it is, their first experience of your property will likely be through a photograph.

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15 February 2017

Ticks All The Boxes


With its traditional form and contemporary design, this modern multifunctional family home offers its owners the best of both worlds.

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22 February 2017

Sam Mitchell


The inclusion of old-school style tattoo imagery combined with areas of bold flat colour brings an innocent yet challenging element to Sam's portraiture work.

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1 March 2017

Food Glorious Food


Discover more about the history of Ponsonby by taking a journey through its diverse culinary past.

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8 March 2017

Full Speed Ahead


Record house prices in Auckland are unlikely to be affected any time soon, say two property experts.

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15 March 2017

Elegantly Modern


If ever there was an example of how to bring out the best in a villa, this is surely it.

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15 March 2017

Going Up!


Being able to simply hoist your home up a few metres and create a new floor underneath has its advantages. But is it as simple as that?

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22 March 2017

Strolling Through Ponsonby


Local artist Dean Tercel's relationship with Ponsonby and its surrounds has become an essential part of his creative being.

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29 March 2017

Baby Steps


If you’re looking for the ideal starter home in Auckland’s hottest suburb, then this could well be it.

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29 March 2017

AirBnB – Dollars and Sense


Does AirBnB spell cashflow heaven or horror for homeowners?

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5 April 2017

Sustainable Dilemmas


Looking to turn your heritage villa, cottage or bungalow into a modern energy-efficient sustainable home? Architect Lindley Naismith says proceed with your eyes wide open.

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13 April 2017

A Curious Collection


Vanished Delft is an exhibition of diverse contemporary objects within the historia rooms of Auckland’s Pah Homestead, curated by Anna Miles.

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20 April 2017

King of the Road


If anyone is qualified to comment on the changes to Ponsonby over the years, and Ponsonby Road in particular, it has to be Peter Rogers.

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27 April 2017

Outdoor Fireplaces


We talk to Gordon Subritzky, technical manager of The Fireplace, about the practicalities and aesthetics of installing a fireplace into an outdoor living area.

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4 May 2017

Right At Home


Cute as a button from the street and sharp as a tack inside, this modern re-invention of a workingman’s cottage is the perfect marriage of new and old.

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3 May 2017

Architecture & Design Film Festival


One of the festival’s organisers and curators, Clare Buchanan, reveals her top picks from this year’s line up of international films.

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10 May 2017

Living With Art


We talk with Jade Bentley of Art Associates on the subject of living and working with art and ask what motivates her to be deeply engaged in this world of creativity.

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17 May 2017

The Credit Crunch


A new era of banking industry conservatism looks set to gradually rein in Auckland’s property market over the next few years.

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25 May 2017

Ponsonby For Pooches


Your definitive guide to dog-friendly parks, cafés, shop, bars… and all things canine.

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1 June 2017

The Art of Cooking


Multi-award-winning restaurateur couple Sid and Chand Sahrawat, of SidArt and Cassia fame, give a chef’s-eye view of their native Ponsonby.

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8 June 2017

A Life Forged in Silver


Artist and Silversmith Carlina Goffe has made her living as a maker for over four decades; a massive achievement and a huge contribution to the arts around the world.

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15 June 2017

A Family Affair


If a corner store could be described as an institution, then Rupa’s Deli-Café and owner Dilip Rupa, who has lived in Freemans Bay all his life, must surely fit the bill.

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15 June 2017

Time Capsule


A year-long search and a stroke of luck resulted in a young couple finding their holy grail – a pristine example of an early 1970s ‘Mid-century’ home.

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22 June 2017

Thoroughly Eco


An innovative and inspiring energy-efficient home shows the many ways we can go green in the city for all sorts of benefits.

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29 June 2017

Over the bridge and far away…


After a long week in the office, head to Birkenhead and start the weekend with one of many energising walks.

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6 July 2017

Modern Twist


With more than thirty houses to his name, Cameron Ireland can reasonably call himself a specialist in the art of converting small, draughty villas into edgy family homes.

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20 July 2017

Change Maker


Hell-bent on realising the full potential of Auckland’s Unitary Plan, energetic Generation Zero hustler Leroy Beckett discusses the group’s latest agenda.

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30 June 2017

Compliance & Contracts


From listing through to settlement, Tom Horrocks makes sure that we do our absolute best to protect the legal interests of both buyers and sellers.

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19 October 2017

A Natural Progression


With the full support of Ray White Damerell Group, its neighbour Ray White Mt Albert is in now in a great position to take advantage of the expected growth in this burgeoning suburb.

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2 November 2017

Vintage Fix


Long gone the tarnish of second hand in a one stop shop department store that celebrates timeless quality and the notion of recycling.

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7 February 2018

Dynamic Duo


Two top performers join the burgeoning team at Ray White Mt Albert, bringing with them a wealth of experience and a refreshing and positive attitude to real estate sales.

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22 February 2018

Heritage Champ


Working across a sweeping array of projects, Rod Marler, director of Place Shaping for Panuku Development stands at the helm of a Titanic portion of Auckland’s built future.

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22 February 2018

More on Meth


Meth is a scourge that affects both landlords and tenants, alike. At Ray White Damerell Group, our priority is to protect both sides by ensuring our properties are regularly tested.

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1 March 2018

Can You Trust a Trust?


When you’re buying residential property, is a trust the best ownership structure for you?

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15 March 2018

Wait Five Years, or Pay Tax


As early as the end of this month, the Bright Line Test (BLT), brought in by the previous government to dampen property speculation will be extended from two years to five years, meaning tha…

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22 March 2018

Do you like good music?


Now in its twelfth year this annual celebration of music and community continues to be one of the highlights in the Waitakere year.

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19 April 2018

A Hub for Good Food


End the week and start the weekend by savouring the tastes at Streetfood Station Food Truck Friday and Saturday mornings farmers market at Mt Albert Market.

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3 May 2018

Loveable Rogues


Being a good Kiwi, Mark Neal considers it his birthright to challenge the norm – and this attitude has spurred him and two cohorts to establish Ponsonby-based artisan gin makers, Rogue Socie…

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24 May 2018

Environmental Sea Change


After enduring years of the old Council’s long term neglect, Aucklanders have reached a tipping point. The environment has suddenly become mainstream.

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31 May 2018

A Matter of Choice


Rattle is no ordinary recording label – it doesn’t do ordinary, or standard, or commercial, or anything else that might suggest mainstream. What it does do, is uphold a persistent presence w…

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7 June 2018

Weird Makerspace


Want to donate your broken down household junk - a computer hard drive or sewing machine which doesn’t work anymore - to a good cause? Consider Tangleball. A community of down to earth creat…

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14 June 2018

Romancing the Craft


Rose & Heather’s Martin Bell says setting up their furniture showroom and bespoke workshop in a combined Grey Lynn space, the only one of its sort in central Auckland, is “kind of like comin…

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28 June 2018

Shortage Underpins Stability


As the Auckland property market steers a more subdued course, gone are the heady days of astronomical leaps in housing values. But, what of the future in the light of policies designed to su…

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5 July 2018

Enough is Enough!


It’s time to say no to plastic. It’s time for each and every one of us to take count of the unnecessary and avoidable plastic we use on a daily basis and do something about it. Need some enc…

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12 July 2018

For the Love Of…


Anglican church, St Matthew-in-the-City opens its doors to all people. The word is spread, unbiased and with love, and its arches regularly ring with sounds of orchestral music.

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26 July 2018

Art with Heart


This year’s Emerging Artist Awards at The Upstairs Gallery promises to be an excellent showcase of talented artists in the West. With the theme of ‘Empathy’, it also demonstrates perfectly t…

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2 August 2018

Once In A Lifetime


A couple’s labour of love has seen them restore a landmark villa from a rundown boarding house into a luxurious home and new business.

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9 August 2018

Coffee Ritual


A celebration of the ritual preparation and presentation of coffee beans, Coffee House Organic takes the the idea of the Japanese Tea House ceremony and gives it a twist along the Ponsonby s…

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16 August 2018

Future Growth


For the third year running, a select group of the team from Ray White Damerell Group have joined a class of students, teachers and parents from Ponsonby Primary to help plant over 400 trees,…

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30 August 2018

Sense of Theatre


Actor, director and long-time Ponsonby resident Paul Gittins chats about his latest theatre project, his long and illustrious acting career, and of course his favourite Auckland suburb.

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6 September 2018

Tick All the Boxes


Ray White Damerell Group’s General Counsel, Elizabeth Rabier, talks about the common legal matters you should cross off your list ahead of putting your property on the market.

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13 September 2018

Celebrating Success


The awards kept coming for Ray White Damerell Group at Connect – White & Partners’ annual leadership conference, held recently on the Gold Coast and attended by over 2,500 agents and brokers…

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13 September 2018

A New Level of Service


When the 57-level Pacifica residential tower comes on line in 2020, it will set a new benchmark for luxury, high-rise living in Auckland.

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27 September 2018

Creative Hub


Ponsonby’s Studio One Toi Tū is a vibrant community-based centre for makers and thinkers in many different creative disciplines. So, whether you’re five or 95, you’re welcome to come along a…

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27 September 2018

Towering Success


Scope Strata Management is delighted to announce that it has won the contract to manage Seascape; a state-of-the-art building that is set to become New Zealand’s tallest residential tower.

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4 October 2018

Manna From Heaven


Award-winning baker Patrick Welzenbach talks about his unique ancestry and what makes Daily Bread, his new bakery in Point Chevalier, so special.

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4 October 2018

Learning Curve


This truly unique home, located deep in the heart of the Waitakere ranges, is the culmination of one man’s vision to create an efficient and sustainable lifestyle – and he built it all himse…

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11 October 2018

Auckland 2050 – Nirvana or Pipe Dream?


Now we finally have a landmark document addressing Auckland’s major long-term population, prosperity and environmental challenges, but does it successfully deal with our need for another 313…

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25 October 2018

Rock Solid


Rarely can businesses say anything positive about the massive storms that hit Auckland this winter.

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1 November 2018

Co-Housing – A Viable Alternative


A self-financing, community-led housing development gives hope to a handful of Aucklanders looking for affordable homes and a more sustainable and environmentally conscious way of life.

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1 November 2018

All Around The Watchtower


A unique piece of Auckland’s architectural heritage, considered by many as a blueprint of how we should tackle the issues of housing density while being sensitive to the existing homes in ou…

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8 November 2018

Wintergarden Blooms Again


Since the late 1800s, the Auckland Wintergardens have enthralled with dazzling displays of tropical and seasonal botanical wonders.

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8 November 2018

One Out of the Box


Described whimsically by it’s owner as ‘straight out of 1970s Palm Springs’, this house by architect Dominic Glamuzina looks as if it has been picked up out of a different country from a dif…

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15 November 2018

Good for people, planet, and Earth


James Denton is a man on a mission. His challenge: to help Aotearoa New Zealand be the first country to take the lead towards plastic-free, waste-free living.

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22 November 2018

Maximum Impact


When it comes to making sure your outdoor spaces are spot on for a Spring/Summer sale, nobody does it quite like Ian Morrow of home and garden makeover company Market Ready.

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29 November 2018

Less Is More


With significantly less rubbish collected than in years gone by, this year’s Cox’s Bay Clean Up has been hailed a huge success – going to show that efforts over previous campaigns are beginn…

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6 December 2018

Taken In Context


With more than 30 signature projects in and around Ponsonby and Grey Lynn to its name, RTA Studios has, in its own small way, begun to change the fabric of the streets and neighbourhoods it…

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13 December 2018

Solar Gain


With electricity prices on the rise and with our increasing demands on energy – including electric vehicles and eBikes – is now the time to invest in solar panels?

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10 January 2019

At Home With Art


When choosing art for the home, what attracts depends largely on cultural or personal aesthetic preferences. Like beauty, art lies in the eye of the beholder.

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17 January 2019

Back to Basics


In a charming kind of way, the Kōtare Avenue smokehouse in Westmere brings the neighbourhood together, offering fresh, mouth-watering smoked salmon.

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24 January 2019

The Heart of Living


Designing and decorating a home is such a personal thing. It’s important to get to know clients and understand how they like to live.

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31 January 2019

Carving a Niche


Internationally acclaimed sculptor John Edgar made a brave decision to leave a promising academic career and embrace the world of art, and now he exhibits and sells his works all around the…

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7 February 2019

Architectural Escapes


Live the high life – just for the weekend

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14 February 2019

Private Retreat


It’s rare to describe a home as truly unique, but 212a Hillsborough Road comes close.

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14 February 2019

An Eye On Art


Gallerists, Jennifer Buckley and Rex Armstrong say their home is a few hundred ‘wow’ moments. They move things around and constantly remark, “wow, we like that.”

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21 February 2019

Rainbow of Creativity


A craft and design event in New Lynn showcased the talented artists in the Everything & Everyone Market.

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7 March 2019

Bee Aware


Bees and beekeeping are today’s buzzwords, as more of us become concerned about our environment and begin to understand just how critical these tiny insects are for the health and wellbeing…

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14 March 2019

Changing The Menu


Chris Kinnell, owner of 100% plant-based eatery The Butcher’s Son, talks of a generational shift in attitude towards food and how his menu has influenced perceptions of plant-based eating.

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14 March 2019

Architectural Heritage


A classically modernist house by a master architect is faithfully transformed into a stunning, modern family home.

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28 March 2019

Top Auckland Farmer’s Markets


Special day trip or regular weekend haunt, here’s our comprehensive guide to all the regular farmers’ markets in and around Auckland.

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4 April 2019

Not Just A Garden


More than just a lawn and a few raised beds, today’s gardens need to offer an integrated design that caters for a multitude of functions, all wrapped up in a great-looking, low-maintenance p…

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4 April 2019

Thoroughly Modern


This remarkable time capsule of mid-century Kiwi architecture illustrates how great design really does stand the test of time.

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11 April 2019

A Flying Start


Hidden in a quiet street in Green Bay, a converted three-car garage is home to Auckland’s Bird Rescue Centre. Each year, around 5000 birds of all ages, sizes and in various states of health…

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26 April 2019

Cardboard Cities


A collaboration with internationally acclaimed Filipino artists, Project Another Country: From Pillars to Posts, is an extraordinary installation amassed into crazy cardboard cities.

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2 May 2019

Pack, Stack, and Roll


Sturdy Cleverbox reusable packing boxes – the smarter, more efficient and sustainable way of doing things.

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9 May 2019

The Modern Villa


With their crisp, traditional façades and cutting-edge, contemporary additions, previously outdated villas are enjoying a modern renaissance, thanks to forward-thinking architects like Darre…

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16 May 2019

Top Of The Hops


Musician-turned-hophead Rich Yong talks about his passion for craft beer and his goal to spread the word about the amber nectar from his newly opened shop in Vinegar Lane.

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30 May 2019

Lifting The Veil


Film-makers Nikki Si’ulepa and Rachel Aneta Wills, talk about the challenges and victories around launching their debut feature film, ‘Same But Different’.

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30 May 2019

From The Sky Lounge


“Sky is the ultimate painting. In a state of constant change, no minute is ever the same. I photograph it daily from my apartment balcony when I can.”

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6 June 2019

Space, The Final Frontier


A solution to your decluttering problems could also offer up a cash bonus.

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13 June 2019

Looking Positive For Auckland


We all know Auckland is a fabulous place to live, but it’s also still a great city to invest in property. Here are 10 reasons why.

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20 June 2019

Better Taste – Naturally


Little Bird Kitchen serves exciting, innovative and delicious plant-based organic food – and people are loving it.

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22 August 2019

Planning For The Future


Futureproofing our city has never been more important – because there is no Planet B! Are Auckland city planners thinking about long-term sustainability? What are they doing to ensure the ci…

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29 August 2019

Linking Cultures


Birkdale and Beach Haven residents witness a renaissance in cultural richness and strong sense of community.

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5 September 2019

A Cut Above


A lifelong passion for designing and making beautiful knives has followed Willie Van Niekerk from his childhood growing up in the African bush through to a burgeoning cottage industry in sub…

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12 September 2019

Labour of Love


The story of one man’s mission to save and preserve what many consider to be the country’s most significant modernist home.

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19 September 2019

Top Digs for Top Dogs


Come along and support BarkHaus – a charity-driven, designer dog house competition being held at Ponsonby Central at the end of September, supported by Ray White Damerell Group.

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3 October 2019

A Century of Style


The Bauhaus is celebrating its centennial this year. What influence has this movement had on today’s homes?

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9 October 2019

Making a Beeline


Parks and gardens have always been popular places to spend down time – playing, walking, running, gardening, or simply sitting and enjoying the peace. But if we want them to continue to prod…

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17 October 2019

Of People and Heritage


Every heritage building is different, and each has an amazing story to tell - stories that are often unknown or obscured by time.

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24 October 2019

An Eye For Detail


Simon Devitt shoots houses for a living. His stunning architectural images can be seen in many of New Zealand’s premier design magazines, as well as some notable publications internationally…

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7 November 2019

Water – Protecting Our Greatest Asset


If Auckland Council’s Penny Hulse had her way, water would replace schooling as the hot topic for dinner party conversations over the next few years. Why? Because water is possibly THE bigge…

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7 November 2019

Charity Auction


Help us raise funds for Pet Refuge!

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14 November 2019

A Sustainable Collaboration


Artisan collaborates with UK wallpaper designer and maker Deborah Bowness, whose innovation and unique design style has afforded her notable recognition worldwide.

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28 November 2019

A Wall of Colour


Regardless of how big or small the scale of a home decorating or renovation project, there is usually a well-intentioned rationale behind selecting paint colours. Whether agreeing on a singl…

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5 December 2019

Exploring Hinemoa Street


A little piece of paradise in the heart of a big city.

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12 December 2019

Inspiring Kitchen Kit


Making summer entertaining easy, joyous and sustainable.

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Ray White Birkenhead Ray White Birkenhead

Ray White Birkenhead

38 Mokoia Road, Birkenhead
Office Hours: 8.30am – 5pm Monday – Friday (09) 481 0066

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The Sapphire Room

6 Brown St, Ponsonby
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