Grand Designs New Zealand

March 2018

Series 3 Episode 6

4.0 6 x
Brendan and Nikki plan to build a penthouse apartment with a Balinese-inspired rooftop garden as part of a groundbreaking, mixed-use development at Ponsonby in Auckland

Series 3 Episode 5

3.0 10 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

4.0 7 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
February 2018

Series 3 Episode 3

4.5 6 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 10 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

Series 3 Episode 1

Expired 3.0 10 x
A mother of six from Helensville, north-west of Auckland, aims to recreate a historic villa she fell in love with as a child, but her husband wants a modern house so she incorporates an open-plan wing
June 2017

Series 2 Episode 8

Expired 3.0 15 x
Christchurch couple Andrei and Abby Martin aim to demolish their damaged cottage in South New Brighton, which is built on a destabilised sand dune, and build a prototype earthquake-proof home

Series 2 Episode 7

Expired 4.0 8 x
Engineer and construction project manager David Fitzmaurice and his wife Joyce Wee build a home out of shipping containers as a pragmatic and creative option after the Christchurch earthquakes

Series 2 Episode 6

Expired 3.0 6 x
Andy Macbeth and Jo Denton are Christchurch earthquake refugees who are building a modernist, energy-efficient fortress against the elements in alpine Queenstown on a site with huge rock foundations
May 2017

Series 2 Episode 5

Expired 4.0 9 x
Francophiles Sarah and Philippe Lods build a modernist home reminiscent of Parisian apartments using industrial materials such as concrete and steel in Ponsonby, an historic inner-city Auckland suburb