Home Enthusiasts Flood to ASB Showgrounds for the Auckland Home Show

Wednesday 5 September 2012, 8:29AM

By Paul Blomfield PR


Auckland Home Show: Wednesday September 5th - Sunday September 9th at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds
Auckland Home Show: Wednesday September 5th - Sunday September 9th at Auckland's ASB Showgrounds Credit: Heather Keats Photography


Following an intense year of planning, Australasia’s largest and most anticipated Home Show opens its doors at 10am this morning to thousands of keen home owners and renovators from around the country.

With confidence dramatically improving in the Auckland housing market this year, Auckland Home Show organisers believe 2012 will be the biggest and most exciting year to date.

“The housing market is booming for the first time since the Global Financial Crisis,” says show organiser Amanda Magnus, “and when that happens, people’s attention turns towards improving their homes, kitchens and bathrooms.”

“We’re confident that this year’s Auckland Home Show will see a resurgence of activity, right across the show,” said Magnus.

A fact that rings true with many stunning new features and a wave of major exhibitors coming together to create the quintessential one-stop-shop for all home design and renovation needs.

The mysterious Space Module is one of these exciting new features. A creative collaboration between award winning companies Laminex, Samsung, Smeg, Natural Tree Products, Trends and Sonya Cotter Design, the Space Module pushes the frontier of design and home technology. 

Visitors to the Space Module today will see for themselves where fabulous design meets stunning ground-breaking technology including touch-screen bench tops, picture frames and televisions all beautifully combined into this home-of-the-future.

Further must-see features today at the Auckland Home Show include the serene Auckland Landscape Supplies Walk of Gardens, the picturesque Floradell Street of Houses and stylish Designer Living Pavillion.  Those keen to build and add value to their homes before summer arrives need to talk to the Finesse Residential team in the Ask the Renovation Experts area in Hall 2, stand 284.

Today in the Smeg Cooking Theatre celebrity chef Paul Jobin will share his secrets with a live audience on how to create the most delicious Winter Warmers, produce the most magnificent soufflé and take on a member of the audience in a live Cook-Off competition!

Keen renovators need to attend the Resene Design, Renovate, Decorate Seminars in Hall 2 and pick up tips from the experts like Interior Designer Amanda Neill who’ll be discussing the latest in Interior Design and Colour Trends. 

Learning how to live a greener, more sustainable lifestyle is easily achieved by attending some of the informative Green Urban Living Seminars that are taking place inside Hall 5.  Learn how to create a fresh food garden on a budget, grow food in small balcony type spaces, and learn everything you need to know when it comes to creating a warmer, dryer and smarter home.

As always, the Auckland Home Show is full of show specials, discounts and competitions and visitors are urged to bring their plans and save thousands on advice, products and services.

For more information, tickets and a full list of daily seminars and topics taking place, head to

The Auckland Home Show 2012
Wednesday September 5 – Sunday September 9, 2012
ASB Showgrounds, Auckland

For more information contact;
Amanda Magnus, Exhibition Director; Exhibitions & Events New Zealand; ; Ph: (021) 284 1550
Paul Blomfield, PR Consultant;; Ph: (021) 970 871

About the Auckland Home Show
Auckland Home Show is Australasia’s largest and longest running home renovation and building event.  Thousands of visitors each year attend to see the latest trends in interior design, innovations in products for both inside and outside the home, and to hear directly from experts in areas of renovation, design, landscaping and sustainability, all under the one roof of the ASB Showgrounds.

About Exhibitions and Events New Zealand (EENZ)
Exhibitions and Events New Zealand Ltd (EENZ) is Auckland based, renowned for its innovative, exciting events and offering true return on investment.  The company's portfolio consists of the iconic Auckland and Canterbury Home Shows.