Thur 5 - Sun 8 September 2024
Auckland Showgrounds, Greenlane

Summer Entertaining preparation

Summer is around the corner… the nights are a little longer and temperatures getting warmer. This past Labour weekend prompted a few of the Home Show team to take the plunge and haul the barbecue out of storage in anticipation of summer entertaining & nights at the grill. We expect we’re not the only ones. […]

13 Stylish Spooky Halloween Decoration Ideas

Getting into the Halloween spirit doesn’t have to mean giving up your sleek design cred—it’s possible to get the spooky vibe without giving up your style or taste. That’s right, no tacky plastic skeletons and inflatable spiders, here. Check out these Halloween decoration ideas for a more refined ‘All Hallow’s Eve aesthetic’. Swap out the […]

Smart Home – Getting started

The future is now! And while we’re not quite at Jetsons level, we’re on track for the cartoons predictions of what life will look like in 2062!  We’ve got 42 years up our sleeves to get to the flying cars and robot maids named Rosie but there are a lot of ways to use modern […]

Kids bedroom makeover fun!

The Spring School holidays are here! But with the spring weather being unpredictable outdoor activities might be off the cards. You probably don’t want an unproductive few weeks inside on devices (as happy as many kids would be with this option) so how about a fun creative bedroom make-over!  As kids get older chances are […]

Spring Clean – Tips to freshen up

Yes, it’s that time of year – the ground is thawing and daylight hours are getting slightly longer. Spring flowers are beginning to blossom with the promise of long summer days and balmy warm evenings. Right now could just be the perfect time to freshen up and ‘spring clean’ after your winter hibernation.  But, let’s […]

Work-it with a work-space in your home

Do you want to create a nook for household admin? Or an area to run your start-up business empire? Or just a place to study? We’ll show you how it’s possible to carve out a great workspace in any home. With an increasing number of people working from home or incorporating flexible working practices it’s […]

Landscape Design: Seven Tips for beginners

If your garden just needs new plantings or a complete overhaul, reworking the landscape can be overwhelming. We’ve collected seven top tips for beginners wanting to tackle landscape design. Because when it comes to landscape design there are many choices you can make, but it can all be very confusing. But, if you re-frame your […]

Rethink storage solutions

It’s easy to create a lot of storage space in a sizeable home, but not all of us are blessed with a surplus of massive closets and strategic built-in cabinetry. Luckily there are plenty of other creative ways to store all your essentials with storage solutions. Proof? We’re challenging the traditional way of thinking about […]

Choosing a builder

“I’m choosing a builder and have just received two quotes back for my villa renovation. There is a price difference of almost $250,000 between the two tenders. The builder with the cheapest price is one builder and his apprentice. They seemed like nice guys, but haven’t done work of this scale before. This worries me […]

Colour trends forecast

When you’re planning to decorate your home, looking to the latest colour and decorating trends is an easy way to get new ideas and inspiration.  The team from Resene share a few of the new trends that you’ll see more of at the 2019 Auckland Home Show. Embracing the dark Dark hues are cocooning in […]