Grand Designs New Zealand

July 2019

Episode 4

3.0 0 x
A builder and his wife create a hand-crafted American Gothic-style house, complete with ornate detailing such as a Juliet balcony, spandrels, a horseshoe window and lacework valances, near Auckland

Episode 3

3.0 0 x
A writer builds a sculptural steel house on a hill behind Pakiri beach on the North Island. The bold design features sloping walls and an angular, vaulted ceiling and contains hardly any right angles.

Episode 2

3.0 0 x
A young couple from the Coromandel peninsula on the North Island build a non-traditional home from recycled materials such as bottles, tyres and mussel shells, enlisting help from community volunteers

Episode 1

3.0 0 x
A deer farmer plans a four-bedroom concrete home in one of the most remote and stormy parts of New Zealand, the Catlins on the South Island, and is project managing the build himself
October 2018

Series 3 Episode 8

Expired 3.0 6 x
A musician and his partner tackle a complex build - a recording studio and performance space that's also a soundproof designer home for their family in Point Chevalier, Auckland

Series 3 Episode 7

Expired 2.0 1 x
A couple build a retreat on Waiheke Island that is designed to nestle high in the tree canopy. Their home has wonderful sea views but is only accessible on foot or by using an all-terrain vehicle.

Series 3 Episode 5

Expired 3.0 0 x
A couple use energy-efficient insulated panels to build a retirement home inspired by fruit-packing sheds on a tricky site near a tidal estuary and beside a busy highway at Nelson on the South Island

Series 3 Episode 4

Expired 4.0 1 x
A couple transport a 130-year-old, earthquake-damaged Christchurch villa that was marked for demolition on a huge truck to a new site near Queenstown in the Otago region of the South Island

Series 3 Episode 3

Expired 4.5 3 x
A remote home is constructed on Slipper Island off the Coromandel Peninsula, but all building materials and tools must travel from the mainland by barge past the dangerous Tairua sandbar

Series 3 Episode 2

Expired 4.0 9 x
A keen skier who is a fan of Alpine homes constructs a new log house using traditional techniques in Horopito, at the base of Mount Ruapehu on the North Island, but his daughter has some doubts
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