A heartfelt thank you!
It’s hard to believe that over a period of six weeks, we managed to visit five fabulous locations - five amazing house tours, showcasing 50 stunning homes, along with hundreds of volunteers and thousands of happy tour goers.
A lot of planning and hard work goes into the success of these tours, but it is not without the generosity of the homeowners who so graciously open their hearts and homes in support of such a great cause. We also could not do it without the lovely volunteers - our brand ambassadors who happily don their NZ House & Garden aprons and give up their time to help run things on the day. So thank you to each and every one of you for your contribution.
NZ House & Garden is committed to donating $60,000 cash as well as a $100,000 advertising campaign to promote the organisation’s Pink Ribbon Street Appeal and Pink Ribbon Breakfast campaigns.
In addition, $15,304.62 was raised through one-off donations in ticket sales, raffles, bake sales and proceeds from apron sales and 39 Pink Ribbon Breakfast sign ups were.
We hope to see you all next year at the 2019 NZ House & Garden House Tours. We’re already hard at work scouting new locations...we might even be visiting Oamaru next! But shhhhh…!
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Whanganui - 23 February
Experience the creative vibe of Whanganui, while taking a tour of a fabulous variety of houses, including a historic seafront home, a restored villa, a mid-century beauty and a new apartment in a converted commercial building.
Queenstown - 23 March
This beautiful part of New Zealand is the setting for a wonderful range of homes - from the art-filled home of a creative couple to smart new builds and a truly remarkable garden. Don't miss out on this breathtaking tour!
Wellington - 9 March
From an interior designer's own colour-packed home to a slick new inner-city build with a very clever garden, as well as an architect's clever extension of her family's 1880s cottage and a villa filled with quirky treasures... there's something here for every taste.
Auckland - 6 April
Take a tour that shows off the many and varied ways people live in our biggest city – from a stunning new build to an elegant Remuera bungalow and a sophisticated renovation, this tour will be packed with inspiring places.
Christchurch - 16 March
This town and country tour will showcase the best of Canterbury living, from homes in the city that have been rebuilt after the earthquakes, to peaceful places in the country with beautiful gardens and a relaxing vibe. This tour is set to inspire.
"Pure enjoyment, a self-paced day, well organised, affordable and a contribution to a worthy cause, the variety and style of houses and gardens.”