This page identifies ways to improve new house design to ensure a house uses the heat from the sun more effectively.
It is important that you understand your requirements when considering heating solutions for your home. Some heating solutions do require a building consent application.
Make sure your fire is burning brightly and you use dry, untreated firewood.
Find out if you qualify for a grant for heating or insulation as part of the government's Warmer Kiwi Homes programme.