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Tiny Blog

Welcome to our blog! We will be posting about our Tiny Houses and the great benefits they offer. Also follow us on our Facebook page for live updates

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 [...]

September 24th, 2019|

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 spot [...]

November 27th, 2018|

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 [...]

November 19th, 2018|

FOCUS ON FEATURES – Episode 10 – Sofa

FOCUS ON FEATURES - Episode 10 - Sofa Custom fold out sofa bed with storage: We custom make these couches to fit our Tiny House exactly! Living Tiny means you need to make use of every inch. We started looking for the perfect setting and the criteria was set: Fold out sofa bed Exact [...]

August 7th, 2018|

What you can build in your backyard

What you can build in your back yard 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

July 8th, 2018|

New Build Video Tour

New Build Video Tour Check out our walkthrough video of our latest build which was well received by its happy new owner! VIEW VIDEO HERE

July 8th, 2018|

Guide on Solar Pricing

Guide on Solar Pricing We get so many people contacting us wanting to include solar power to their Tiny House Plans. There are a myriad of options when it comes to going off grid. We have a couple of companies we can recommend to you with regards to solar power. Please contact us to [...]

June 24th, 2018|

Meet Kas – Tiny House Builders Team

Meet Kas - Tiny House Builders Team The stars aligned for Rebecca and Kas who met at a Sustainable living seminar over a year ago. Rebecca was just beginning her journey with Tiny Houses and Kas was living in one while travelling the country with her family for 18 months. 6 months later Rebecca was [...]

April 17th, 2018|

Our Show Home is SOLD!!

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!) [...]

April 17th, 2018|

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 Development, and Building/Development to educate them on the benefits of [...]

March 20th, 2018|

Next Generation Thinking Outside The Square

Next generation thinking outside the square Today we had Matamata College Year 11 Design and Visual Communication class visit our Tiny House Show Home. A group of approximately 30 enthusiastic students were in the research phase of what would become their project for the next 6 months. The project is to design their own [...]

February 18th, 2018|

Focus on Features – Episode 9

FOCUS ON FEATURES - Episode 9 Site Costs – If you want your Tiny House connected semi-permanently, there will be some associated site costs involved after your Tiny House is delivered. Site costs will include a variety of things depending on your site, your council and the way you want to live in your Tiny [...]

January 8th, 2018|

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 [...]

December 19th, 2017|

FOCUS ON FEATURES – Episode 8

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 [...]

November 28th, 2017|

The Kauri

THE KAURI Yet another Tiny House rolling out the door to our excited clients. The aptly named Kauri is 3m wide x 8m long and 4.2m high and features sleeping space for 6! Custom built storage, hanging wardrobe and a full sized 900mm shower mean this home really makes you feel like your living large. This home [...]

November 21st, 2017|