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.




A nod to appropriate farm architecture and shaped by the owners' requests, this family home's barn-like profile conceals a decidedly contemporary interior

This expansion offers material and aesthetic links to the existing home – but while a rear addition toes the line for...

This Wanaka home is the warmest, and the coolest that the owners have ever lived in, even given the mountain environment. The home's interesting architecture starts well before the front door

How long does it take to build a new home? Using 42 custom panels of solid engineered pine meant the structure of this house went up in just 10 days

With extensive harbour views from nearly every room and an infinity edge clifftop, you'd never want to leave this home

Environments don't come more rugged and beautiful than the surrounds of Lake Wanaka in the Southern Alps. This home design echoes that ruggedness while offering cosy interiors to beat the mountain weather

Romantic and rustic on the outside, this home kind of changes its tune when you enter its dynamic, sculptural interiors. The design loosely comprises three visually separate but conne...

Tilt-slab construction and 3m-high floor-to-ceiling glass come together to shape a spectacular home, where the views and interiors jostle for attention

A dramatic cladding rethink and manipulation of internal spaces, including raised ceilings, has brought this home a more contemporary sensibi...

Modern and spacious inside, this home pays homage to the local historic cottage aesthetic on the outside – a traditional mono pitch roof, the use of local schist stone and dark-s...

You have the home you want ... but the look? Not so much. The owner of this home put thoughts into action – the result, a reinvented home, perf...