Tiny Blog

The Design Process

The Design Process A huge amount of time, research and planning goes into a new Show Home design, so we thought we'd share our process for the next one! Firstly, we look for inspiration... constantly! Ideas and inspiration are everywhere. The barn door on our last build was inspired by a house in Whitford that I drove past and loved the style. It was black board and batten home and had a beautiful cedar barn door across the entrance, so… Read More

Delivery Week

Delivery Week What a busy couple of weeks it has been! 3 Tiny homes delivered to their new owners in 2 weeks! The first delivery was to Pukekohe. Such a dreamy delivery with a lot of happy tears and hugs.                                                               Later in the week we delivered to a beautiful… Read More

New Tiny House Show Home Video Tour

New Tiny House Show Home Video Tour Click on the image below or click here to watch a video tour of our brand new Tiny house Show Home. Some of the new features are: Scandi Stairs Barn door Extra windows Extra Shelving with additional feature shelving Outdoor Shower Decking Hidden couch shelf with USB power points Fold out Iron Board Wine Rack Mezzanine hand rail shelf Bambooloo with compost toilet cupboard Gun metal tapware Weathertex cladding        … Read More

What you can build in your backyard

What can you build at low cost without requiring council consents? Bill McKay, Senior Lecturer in the School of Architecture and Planning at the University of Auckland, discusses the possibilities of small backyard dwellings. Well worth listen: http://www.radionz.co.nz/national/programmes/ninetonoon/audio/2018650782/tiny-houses-what-you-can-build-in-your-backyard  

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Our Show Home is SOLD!!

Do you want the good news or the bad news…? The bad news (it’s actually all great news depending on how you look at it..) is that we just sold our Show Home! (Great news for our new client who gets to live in our amazing Tiny House Show Home!) Not so great for any of you who wanted it for yourselves. This also means we wont have a show home available for viewings for a few months as we…

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Letter To the Prime Minister – Affordable Housing Solutions – Go Tiny

Letter to the Prime Minister - Affordable Housing Solutions With the recent media release and interviews undertaken by the Prime Minister around providing some much needed affordable housing solutions. We took it upon ourselves to contact Jacinda and many other Ministers involved in Housing, Social Developement, and Building/Developement to educate them on the benefits of Tiny Housing and some changes in legislation which would create some more affordable housing options. You will find our letter below along with a very… Read More

Rotorua’s first 6 person Tiny House open to public viewing

Rotorua's first 6 person Tiny House open to public viewing Rotorua’s first 6-person Tiny House opened it's doors for public viewing last Friday - for those of you who couldn’t make it here is a quick video. It’s now a beautiful family home!! See our website for more details of this plan the ‘Kauri’ Click on the image below to watch. This is what it really looks like when a family of 6 are all moved in to one of our beautiful tiny… Read More


FOCUS ON FEATURES - Episode 8 Ventilation – It's super important in a Tiny House! Think about the amount of heat, steam and smells that are created from your general day to day living at home… Now imagine all that condensed into one smaller space. Heat, steam and smells can be created in the Kitchen: by the oven, microwave, toaster, steam from pots, and the jug boiling etc; in the Bathroom: steam from the shower, hot water taps, toilet smells,… Read More