Grand Designs New Zealand

  

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Grand Designs New ZealandA 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. (S3 Ep8/8) [S]Mon, Oct 22, 4:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple build a retreat on Waiheke Island that is designed to nestle high in the tree canopy but is only accessible on foot or by using an all-terrain vehicle. (S3 Ep7) [AD,S]Sun, Oct 21, 4:30 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandBrendan and Nikki plan to build a penthouse flat with a Balinese-inspired rooftop garden as part of a groundbreaking, mixed-use development in Ponsonby, Auckland. (S3 Ep6) [AD,S]Sat, Oct 20, 4:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple use energy-efficient insulated panels to build a retirement home near the tidal estuary at Nelson on the South Island, inspired by fruit-packing sheds. (S3 Ep5) [AD,S]Fri, Oct 19, 4:30 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple transport an earthquake-damaged Christchurch villa that was marked for demolition to a new site near Queenstown in the Otago region of the South Island. (S3 Ep4) [AD,S]Thu, Oct 18, 4:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA remote home is built on Slipper Island off the Coromandel Peninsula, but all materials must travel from the mainland by barge past the dangerous Tairua sandbar. (S3 Ep3) [AD,S]Wed, Oct 17, 4:50 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA 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. (S3 Ep2) [AD,S]Tue, Oct 16, 3:35 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA 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. (S3 Ep1) [AD,S]Mon, Oct 15, 3:35 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandChristchurch couple Andrei and Abby Martin aim to demolish their damaged cottage in South New Brighton and build a prototype earthquake-proof home. (S2 Ep8/8) [S]Sat, Oct 13, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandEngineer David Fitzmaurice and his wife Joyce Wee build a home out of shipping containers as a pragmatic and creative option after the Christchurch earthquakes. (S2 Ep7/8) [S]Fri, Oct 12, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandAndy Macbeth and Jo Denton are Christchurch earthquake refugees who are building a modernist, energy-efficient fortress against the elements in alpine Queenstown. (S2 Ep6/8) [S]Thu, Oct 11, 3:20 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA Francophile couple build a modernist home reminiscent of Parisian apartments using industrial materials in the historic inner-city Auckland suburb of Ponsonby. (S2 Ep5/8) [S]Wed, Oct 10, 3:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA lecturer builds an experimental home that is raised on stilts, metres from the high tide mark at Pukerua Bay, near the city of Wellington. (S2 Ep4/8) [S]Tue, Oct 9, 4:00 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA lecturer builds an experimental home that is raised on stilts, metres from the high tide mark at Pukerua Bay, near the city of Wellington. (S2 Ep4/8) [S]Tue, Oct 9, 3:50 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple construct a showpiece home with angled walls and rooflines clad in rusty weathering steel at an isolated Northland bay three hours' drive from Auckland. (S2 Ep3/8) [S]Mon, Oct 8, 3:15 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandNew Plymouth couple Greg Whitham and Gayle Avery want to create a rustic French farmhouse-style home for their extended family using hemp as a building material. (S2 Ep2/8) [S]Fri, Oct 5, 3:35 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandBuilder Ross Bannan plans to push concrete to new limits by creating a towering architectural home for his family on the cliffs of Auckland suburb Point Chevalier. (S2 Ep1/8) [S]Thu, Oct 4, 4:05 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple import two historic New York barn frames from the USA and set out to re-assemble them on a rural site outside Auckland as part of a modernist mansion. (S1 Ep8/8) [AD,S]Wed, Oct 3, 3:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA couple build a straw bale house, featuring curved walls and a spiral staircase, on an exposed rocky outcrop near Wanaka in the Otago region of the South Island. (S1 Ep7/8) [AD,S]Tue, Oct 2, 3:45 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandAn Auckland pastor and his counsellor wife build a three-storey home on a crumbling cliff with a sheer drop to the sea below to get the beautiful view they desire. (S1 Ep6/8) [AD,S]Mon, Oct 1, 3:25 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA family create a gravity-defying, four-storey home on a site that's so steep it looks virtually impossible to build on in the earthquake-prone city of Wellington. (S1 Ep5/8) [AD,S]Sat, Sep 29, 4:15 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA builder and his wife create a hand-crafted American Gothic-style house, complete with ornate detailing such as spandrels and lacework valances, near Auckland. (S1Ep4/8) [AD,S]Fri, Sep 28, 3:20 AMChannel 450 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA 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. (S1 Ep3/8) [AD,S]Thu, Sep 27, 3:55 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandA young couple from the Coromandel peninsula on the North Island create a non-traditional home from recycled materials such as bottles, tyres and mussel shells. (S1 Ep2/8) [AD,S]Wed, Sep 26, 3:20 AMChannel 455 mins
Grand Designs New ZealandDeer farmer Lachlan McDonald is planning a four-bedroom concrete home in one of the most remote and stormy parts of New Zealand: the Catlins on the South Island. (S1 Ep1/8) [AD,S]Tue, Sep 25, 3:45 AMChannel 455 mins