Grand Designs New Zealand

Season 4

Season 4, Episode 8 - Pod House

4.3 73 x
Kate and Ian want to build a home in the remote Kenepuru sounds. A place tradies won't go to. Answer? Build off site, and truck the home along a dangerous, windy road. Sheer, heart-thumping drama. (Final)

Season 4, Episode 3 - Tree House

3.0 30 x
Ric and Boio make a childhood dream a reality by building a tree-house in a pine forest, in a high wind zone, where trees frequently blow over in winter storms... what could possibly go wrong?

Season 4, Episode 2 - Jetty House

4.0 65 x
Antiques lover Patty Coley scours the country for historic materials to build a stunning contemporary home. Her journey throws up weighty challenges like what to do with a hundred-year-old wharf?

Season 4, Episode 1

3.0 37 x
Isabel Weston, daughter of world famous motorbike inventor John Britten takes on a daunting endurance test with her husband Tim - restoring the earthquake damaged family home - can they pull it off?
Season 5

Season 5, Episode 8 - Grand Designs Revisited

3.0 49 x
Chris Moller takes a tour of three exceptional Grand Designs houses from the last four seasons to see how they've developed and asks whether the huge over budget blowouts, hard work and heartaches were really worth it.

Season 5, Episode 7 - Tearooms Penthouse

4.0 42 x
Auckland couple Bridget and Steve Varney take on the daunting challenge of converting Farmer's grand tearooms built in 1930 into a New York style loft apartment. Will it be a sympathetic success or a giant folly?

Season 5, Episode 6 - Medieval Castle

4.5 218 x
A boyhood dream sets Neil Lawrence on a quest to build a Medieval castle for his family. Creating a 50-metre long castle wall is just the first of many uphill battles the Lawrences face as they tackle this gargantuan task.

Season 5, Episode 5 - Taylor's Mistake

3.0 183 x
Six years in the making, Craig Jarvis's tiny 65 square metre home overlooking Taylor's mistake is Grand Designs longest running house build. Hand built from the ground up, Craig proves he's a man who will not be defeated.

Season 5, Episode 4 - Beach Escape

4.0 165 x
David and Tracey Lewis share a passion for art and architecture, but they don't always share the same opinion. When they create a home in Waipu Cove, there's a clash of creative wills and epic battle over the budget.

Season 5, Episode 3 - Wanaka Wedge

3.0 60 x
Musicians Justine Cormack and Marc Taddei swap their Auckland home for the mountains of Central Otago. Buying a plan online from an American architect, they adapt the wedge shaped design for the Southern Hemisphere.