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 2

 

Episode 2 continues the renovation of Evie Ashton's Kiwi Dream 1950's Californian bungalow project overlooking the Hauraki Gulf in Karaka Bay. 

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Renovate Magazine April 04, 2014 Add a comment

Be in to win a WMF four piece cookware set!

Purchase a copy of Issue 011 from your local Countdown store and be in to win a WMF four piece cookware set to the value of $849!

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Renovate Magazine June 09, 2014 7 comments

Book reviews

In each issue of Renovate Magazine we review a selection of books and we are giving you the chance to be in to win from our selection.

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Renovate Magazine June 03, 2014 Add a comment

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

Shabby Chic

Start collecting and get tips on creating the beautiful and trendy ‘shabby chic’ look in your home. Think whites, faded grays, pale sky blue, floral prints, lace, ruffles and aged paint.

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Renovate Magazine June 03, 2014

Book ends - step by step instructions

Take a look at our step by step instructions for building your own funky book ends.

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Renovate Magazine March 11, 2014

My space: Trestle Union

Minimalistic quality at a realistic price - that describes Mike and Nikolai's trestle tables and legs produced in their beautiful and serene space at Trestle Union.

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Renovate Magazine July 30, 2014 Add a comment

Best of British

Delve into your love of the Union Jack and get bold and bright and loyal to the royals with your home decor.

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Renovate Magazine May 27, 2014 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

Our favourite bathroom accessories

COMPILED BY Valentene Lematua

Bathroom accessories are more than just accents. Take your bathroom from basic to beautiful with a selection of accessories. From a simple body brush to a handsome bath mat - getting ready in the morning will become an enjoyable ritual.

Body brush
$43 from Father Rabbit

Pure soap dispenser
$25 from Freedom Furniture

 

 

Pohutakawa laundry bag
$40 from Zuca

Bin bin
$118 from Design Denmark

 

Bath mat
$295 from Design Denmark

 

Habito mini bath tub
$13 from The Warehouse

The Aromatherapy Co. Owl burner
$20 from Living and Giving

Tissue box cube cover
$45 from Living and Giving

Bath tub caddy
$90 from Living and Giving

Hamamist towel
$88 from Father Rabbit

Bamboo toilet roll holder
$40 from Freedom Furniture

All information is believed to be true at time of publishing and is subject to change.

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Renovate Magazine July 30, 2014 Add a comment

It's all about cotton

Inject some colour into your home with this 100% cotton light and bright rug.

 

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Renovate Magazine June 23, 2014

Tea lovers

Citta Design does it again with this stunning classic tea tin in a trendy combination of navy and cream.

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Renovate Magazine June 18, 2014
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