Kiwi Villa

If you live in New Zealand you’ll  know the Kiwi Villa is part of the landscape’s essence.

Anywhere else a villa is a sprawling home of the wealthy: In America a villa might have columns bunged all over the place and be three stories tall. In days of Rome it was the country mansion complete with fountains and courtyards (and slaves).

Anywhere else a villa is a sprawling home of the wealthy:

But here? Two bedrooms, three if you’re unusually lucky. Always in the configuration pictured above.

The Canterbury District Health Board commissioned The Cartoonist to undertake a representation of a very average, very kiwi home for some of their presentations. The Villa was the only answer!

The inveterate vanilla villain, (in a villa chillin’.)

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See Wikipedia on villas…