Advice and Inspiration for home renovations

Renovate is the country's first and only magazine dedicated solely to home renovations and inspiring home interior. Renovate is an easy to use resource providing fresh inspiration and motivation at every turn of the page, for ardent renovators seeking to integrate the latest products and technology into their homes.

Published quarterly, every issue of Renovate is jam-packed with revamping know-how portrayed through stylish reviews bursting with practical ideas, DIY tips and tricks (gleaned from the decorating and building trades), as well as marvellous makeover schemes incorporating innovative concepts and the latest international design trends. The constantly evolving editorial features in-depth articles relating to refurbishment and restoration, step-by-step 'how to' guides, a section devoted to eco-friendly and sustainable products, plus a terrific selection of essential homewares.

Teamed with stunning photography and a healthy dose of lifestyle articles, readers of Renovate magazine are kept well informed and come equipped with everything they need to design, plan, and create comfortable, stylish and affordable renovated havens within their own homes.

Refresh Renovations The Kiwi Dream Episode 6

On the final episode of The Kiwi Dream renovation watching to see the final transformation of a new bathroom, laundry and a surprise installment by Evie’s landscaper.

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Subscribe & win!

Be in to win a $NZ250 Kmart gift card by subscribing to Renovate Magazine - see what it could get you.

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Be in to win books from our reviewsWe are giving you the chance to win from our selection of books that we have reviewed.

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Test drive your new kitchen before you buy/build it

Blum lets you test-drive your kitchen so that you can get what suits the flow and lifestyle of your family best!

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Caroma Baths - New Releases 2013

Caroma's 2013 New Zealand baths lineup including Aura Freestanding, Cube island, Cube back to wall and the Noir freestanding

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Renovate Magazine November 19, 2013 2 comments

Taking water saving innovation to a new level with integrated handbasin toilet suites

Fresh water is first used for hand washing and then flows into the cistern to ultimately flush the toilet.

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Renovate Magazine November 15, 2013 3 comments

Christchurch: A portrait of yesterdays

This is a book of memories capturing the heritage and detail of the beautiful city of Christchurch before the large earthquake hit in February 2011.

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The insider's guide: Pergola perfection

Putting up a pergolaA step-by-step guide for putting up a pergola.

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Nicole James May 24, 2016

Han Starnes

Fashion designer Han Starnes shows us her home studioMinimal and raw - Han Starnes has got her fashion design down in a space that fits.

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Spoiled for space

This sophisticated Darlinghurst Terrace home conversion in Sydney features a series of flexible in-and-outdoor spaces designed to adapt to a family’s diverse and changing needs.

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Delilah Southon October 04, 2016 Add a comment

Add Value to your home with Timber Tech

TimberTECH's system will not only keep your house looking great all the time, you'll never have to worry about the expense of replacing your cladding, garage door or decking.

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Renovate Magazine November 19, 2013 2 comments

Fletcher Bifold Door

Bifold doors continue to increase in popularity due to the maximised openings they allow.

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Waterproofing plaster with Resene X-200 waterproofing membrane

Resene X-200 may be brushed into small cracks (less than 1mm) to prevent moisture entering the damaged substrate.

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Carpet colour with Cavalier Bremsworth

Interior Designer Ursula Vlasic, shares some helpful advice for those choosing flooring and carpet.

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Leather black sling chair

Natural wood features tie in a Bohemian look.

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La vie boheme

Bone inlay chest from Republic HomeLive the bohemian life with the bone inlay chest.

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Nicole James September 08, 2016 Add a comment

Wake up and smell the coffee

The Barisieur - coffee alarm clockYour coffee dreams can really come true. 

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