Resort Life

Fashion designer Caroline Sills has spent a long time renovating her Waiheke Island property into the light and bright dream home it now is. An open plan with views out to Owhanake Bay, combined with the layering of fresh whites, an abundance of glass and a hint of metal creates the ultimate in relaxed living. Carpets, books, tables and chairs collected on global adventures personalise the spacious, sun-drenched rooms, while leafy green indoor plants add a touch of colour.

Take a peek inside Caroline’s stunning home in the gallery below.

Embrace Modern Elegance With Coco Republic’s New Collection

Give your home a touch of charm with Coco Republic’s exclusive new collection, Estancia Leather Co. Luxury sofas and occasional chairs in hand-finished premium natural leather transport you to the rugged beauty of the Argentine pampas and ensure the utmost in durability, comfort and quality.

Exuding raw, natural beauty, these pieces are built to withstand the test of time, all while fitting the modern home aesthetic. Featuring hardwood frames for long-lasting wear, seat cushions supported by innerspring suspension with elastic webbing, and foam and fibre cushion inserts to ensure superior comfort and shape maintenance, the Estancia Leather Co. collection promises to deliver the best that money can buy.

“Estancia Leather Co. captures all the rugged beauty of Argentina to deliver greater choice for new sofa buyers seeking value, durability as well as the premium quality synonymous with the Coco Republic brand”, says Anthony Spon Smith, Coco Republic Executive Director and head of buying. “With customer demand, we wanted to increase our leather offering and Estancia fits perfectly within our range at an affordable price point”.


The Estancia Leather Co. collection is available now nationally online and in store. Visit

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