The portrait artist works from her eclectic home studio in Takapuna.

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Artist Jacqueline Spencer-Macleod’s creative sanctuary

At a Havelock North lifestyle block, serene pet sheep Flossy is the pick of the flock.

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Ewe and me: This farmer has a dozen pet sheep

A late convert to ceramics is making waves (and spikes) in the art world.

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Ceramicist Mandy Gargiulo makes delicate art pieces

Life in a former bach at Papamoa Beach offers ceramicist Suzy Granger a relaxed blend of creativity, community and natural beauty.

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My Haven: Ceramicist Suzy Granger relaxes in Papamoa

Elsa is nicknamed “The Model” for her beautiful bone structure.

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This elegant rescue made a beachy house a home
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Inside interior designer Amy Moore’s vibrant home

The former railway cottage doubles as an art studio.

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My Haven: Artist Nikki McIvor shares her rural Waiarapa home
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Multi talented artist Rachel Kiddie McClure invites us into her home studio

The communications consultant is a recent arrival to the capital, settling in Newtown.

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My Haven: Jess Harkins gets to know her vibrant Wellington suburb

Unable to find the pieces she wanted to liven up her home, a creative Aucklander used her lockdown downtime to learn a new art form.

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Creative Beka Hope on learning a new art form

Creative mum Krystal Boyd-Priest loves filling her West Auckland home with quirky homewares and fashion-forward accessories.

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My Haven: Creative Krystal Boyd-Priest shows us around West Auckland

Swashbuckling pups Jemma, Harry and Archie are the ideal muses for their writer owner.

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Three West Highland white terriers make the ideal muses for writer Madeleine Eskedahl

Radio presenter Clinton Randell’s dog Benny is the paw-fect gift who just keeps on giving.

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Clinton Randell’s dog Benny is the paw-fect gift for the whole family

Rachel Grunwell’s popular British blue is always up for cuddles and a spot of yoga.

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British Blue Hermione is the perfect yoga partner for Rachel Grunwell 

A Wellington toy poodle and clothing mascot is a model of loyalty and love.

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Toy poodle Bun Bun is a clothing model and companion

Meet a dapper young Wellingtonian who really takes the Brisket.

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Sensitive soul Brisket is the perfect partner for owner Lindsay

An enduring bond with Coromandel and a desire to connect with nature on a daily basis are key to an Auckland artist’s immersive paintings.

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Auckland artist Brenda Clews on her studio oasis and nature-inspired art

This laidback beach town in Auckland’s north is home to Emily Pouwhare’s compact bush studio and her cool and quirky vintage shop.

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My Haven: Emily Pouwhare takes us on a tour of Ōrewa’s creative hubs

German shorthaired pointer Hector has it made in Muriwai.

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Gourmand hound Hector is living the foodie dream in Muriwai

Māoriland Film Festival founder Libby and Bounce live in a light-filled Kapiti home.

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This terrier mix has a leading role in the home of filmmaker Libby Hakaraia

Sauna-loving Teddy is all about sharing the love at wellness space, Hana

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Miniature labradoodle Teddy loves to welcome clients to Grey Lynn’s wellness space, Hana

Ms Miu Miu and realtor Deborah Quin have the most beautiful friendship.

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Meet a pooch with plenty of panache living in a 1920s Palmerston North bungalow

In trade industries dominated by men, these women are making their mark.

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Trading stereotypes: 3 female tradies who are smashing down the walls

Attending a night class at a local pottery club was the catalyst for her new passion.

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Former fashion designer Deborah Sweeney on her new career as a ceramicist

The heritage home is surrounded by flowers, orchards and a creative community.

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Artist Fleur Woods invites us into her charming farm cottage in Upper Moutere

Cute and coquettish, rescue cat Phoebe is as stylish as her owners.

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Couture cat Phoebe strutted her way from the SPCA into this stylish Herne Bay home

She gives us a tour of her historic home and shows us her favourite local spots.

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Inside the luxurious The Britten Stables in Christchurch with owner Isabelle Weston

Pic Picot, the founder of Pic’s Peanut Butter, says his special dog is one big softie.

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Loyal Labrador guide dog Fido loves to lie about in this Mārahau holiday home

Artistic director of the Royal New Zealand Ballet Patricia Barker says bringing her dog to work has been great for everyone’s mental health.

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Meet lockdown Lola, the rescue pup enjoying her new apartment lifestyle

Puss Puss’s quirky personality always wins new people over, says her mum, Claudia Zinzan.

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Meet the cat who knows how to knock on the front door of her Titirangi abode

Surrounded by colourful art and lots of love, Larry the tabby is happy his new home.

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This SPCA tabby cat is loving his new forever home with artist Alice Berry