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The Block NZ

The Block NZ

TV3 2012

The Block NZ is the first local version of an international hit renovation-reality series in which four couples compete to renovate four dilapidated houses in a very upmarket suburb – room by room, week by week, challenge by challenge – and sell them at auction for the highest price.The teams can be couples, family members, or friends, and do not need any DIY experience. Once selected, the contestants live and breathe their DIY project for the nine week shoot, living on site in The Block NZ houses. There are no further eliminations, and the winning couple is decided by the toughest judge of all, the real estate market!All four renovated houses go to a live TV auction, with The Block NZ crown going to the couple whose house fetches the highest price on the night!. All the couples receive profits from the sale of their house at the televised auction, and the winners will take home an additional cash prize of $80,000.

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The 10 Best Episodes of The Block NZ

The Block NZ - S7E7

#1 - Episode 7 (Season 7 - Episode 7)

The honeymoon period is over as tensions between teams reach an all-time high. And will a crucial design decision backfire and see the chances of a winning room go down the drain?

The episode was rated 8.67 from 12 votes.

The Block NZ - S7E6

#2 - Episode 6 (Season 7 - Episode 6)

The pressure is on as the teams are forced to tackle one of the toughest weeks on The Block: Bathroom Week. Later, a difference of opinion results in a spectacular Block battle.

The episode was rated 8.55 from 11 votes.

The Block NZ - S7E9

#3 - Episode 9 (Season 7 - Episode 9)

A roller coaster of a week sees teams struggling to see the light as the room reveal looms. Later, as rooms are revealed, have the teams done enough to impress the judges?

The episode was rated 8.36 from 11 votes.

The Block NZ - S6E1

#4 - Episode 1 (Season 6 - Episode 1)

The Block NZ is back for its sixth season. The challenges are tougher than ever and in just 12 weeks, the teams will have to build and showcase their design skills like never before.

The episode was rated 8.33 from 15 votes.

The Block NZ - S8E3

#5 - Episode 3 (Season 8 - Episode 3)

Lisa plays mind games with other teams and on the final tradie day, a screw-up by the boys has the potential to derail all the teams.

The episode was rated 8.18 from 11 votes.

The Block NZ - S8E5

#6 - Episode 5 (Season 8 - Episode 5)

It's Kid's Bedroom Week but Sophia and Mikaere are busy thinking about a completely different section of their apartment. Plus, the safe is opened - what is its secret advantage?

The episode was rated 8.10 from 10 votes.

The Block NZ - S6E2

#7 - Episode 2 (Season 6 - Episode 2)

It's the first day of reno and the teams channel their inner child this week. But a challenge throws a spanner in the works, which soon sees the teams struggling to stay afloat.

The episode was rated 8.09 from 11 votes.

The Block NZ - S4E13

#8 - Episode 13 (Season 4 - Episode 13)

Another looming pre-line inspection is terrifying the four underprepared teams. It’s looking like a bad time to prepare a dinner party… or a living room!

The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

The Block NZ - S5E44

#9 - Episode 44 (Season 5 - Episode 44)

Access issues threaten to unhinge progress as everyone struggles to complete spaces within the same house.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

The Block NZ - S6E4

#10 - Episode 4 (Season 6 - Episode 4)


The episode was rated 8.00 from 13 votes.

The Block NZ - S6E45

#11 - Episode 45 (Season 6 - Episode 45)


The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

The Block NZ - S8E16

#12 - Episode 16 (Season 8 - Episode 16)

The most controversial room reveal is threatened by cheating scandals and a big steal, leaving one team's master bedroom and en suite in deep trouble.

The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

The Block NZ - S8E18

#13 - Episode 18 (Season 8 - Episode 18)

Dinner Wars amps up as teams debate scoring strategically. Could Sophia and Mikaere's rival Mexican dinner drive a bigger wedge between them and Stacy and Adam?

The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

The Block NZ - S9E47

#14 - Episode 47 (Season 9 - Episode 47)


The episode was rated 8.00 from 10 votes.

The Block NZ - S7E10

#15 - Episode 10 (Season 7 - Episode 10)

Strategies bubble to the surface when the Dinner Wars kicks off. Then, the teams take a look inside each other's bathrooms and judge each other's rooms.

The episode was rated 7.91 from 11 votes.


Last updated: jan 08, 2023


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