Advice and Inspiration for home renovations in New Zealand

Renovate is the country's first and only magazine dedicated solely to home renovations. 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 New Zealand 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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Renovate Magazine August 20, 2014 Add a comment

Subscribe & win!

Subscribe and be in to win the Studio Random Shelving unit from Room99.

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Renovate Magazine June 01, 2015 4 comments

Write and be in to win!

Win a luxurious organic New Zealand wool/possum throw from Inter-weave.

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Renovate Magazine June 01, 2015 7 comments

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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Renovate Magazine November 15, 2013 Add a comment

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 2 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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Renovate Magazine May 27, 2015

Bench seat - Step by step instructions

Create your own, easy to use wooden bench seat for your outdoor area at home.

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Renovate Magazine February 04, 2014

Clark Bardsley

Professional designer Clark Bardsley has applied his skills close to home - transforming an old garden shed into a space for ideas.

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Nicole James June 29, 2015 1 comment

Future-proof checklist for your kitchen

Here are some tips to help you design your kitchen for the future when planning your renovation project.

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Nicole James June 18, 2015 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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Renovate Magazine November 19, 2013 Add a comment

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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Renovate Magazine November 19, 2013 Add a comment

Carpet colour with Cavalier Bremsworth

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

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Renovate Magazine April 27, 2014 Add a comment

Hexagon bedlinen

Going to bed has never been such a styley affair.

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Nicole James July 14, 2015

Wood quartz print

Get lost in the formation of this abstract mineral print from the point of view of illustrator, Mariken Steen.

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Nicole James July 07, 2015

The 'Kitchen Hub' of Auckland and Christchurch

If you are stuck on ideas for your kitchen renovation project - the Home Ideas Centre is the perfect place for you.

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Nicole James June 30, 2015

Le Monde Ponsonby

Say bonjour to a new store - Le Monde Ponsonby has opened up and we are taking a look at their new exciting space!

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Nicole James June 10, 2015