Grand Designs New Zealand
Chris Moller presents the New Zealand version of the architecture programme that features fascinating stories of ambitious and innovative homeowners who are trying to create the house of their dreams
Expired 3.0 6 xA 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
Expired 2.0 1 xA 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.
Expired 3.0 0 xA 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
Expired 4.0 1 xA 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
Expired 4.5 3 xA 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
Expired 4.0 9 xA 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