The Block NZ

Block-NZ_LogoMediaWorks has announced the search for next year’s Block contestants has begun – the casting call for series five of The Block NZ is open!

Producers are looking for teams of DIY enthusiasts – friends, family members or partners from anywhere in New Zealand who are over 18-years-old. Entrants may have previous home renovation experience, but specialists in residential building, painters and professional interior designers are not eligible to enter.

Sue Woodfield, TV3’s Head of Commissioning and External Production says the producers are looking for energetic people with a sense of humour and design flair. Continue reading »

TheBlockNZSeason4TeamsFor the very first time Block-a-holics can avoid the queues and be the first to look inside the four finished villas from The Block NZ.

MediaWorks TEG Live is offering Exclusive Preview Tours, which will allow fans to enjoy a guided tour of the finished villas and meet some of the stars of The Block NZ.

The Exclusive Preview Tours will be on site in Sandringham, Auckland on Saturday 14 November and Sunday 15 November. Continue reading »

TV3’s latest reality program for the year, The Block NZ: Villa Wars, is not delivering the audiences that previous years have. The fourth season premiere last week signalled more bad news for Mediaworks with the average audience down 51% on 2014’s debut, by far the lowest start the show has had.

Things have not improved. After two weeks, the average audience per episode has been 185,760 viewers per night, down almost a third on the same period last year.

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The Block NZ: Villa Wars- Premiers tonight on TV3

This year will see more renovation, new challenges and tougher battles. It all starts tonight at 7.30pm on TV3

Posted by The Block NZ on Monday, 28 September 2015

Block-a-holics can rejoice as The Block NZ is back on TV3 tonight!

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TV3 have announced the teams that will be competing on The Block NZ: Villa Wars, the fourth locally-produced season of the international hit renovation-reality series.

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TV3 is delighted to announce that real estate agent Bernadette Morrison and interior designer Jason Bonham will be judging The Block NZ: Villa Wars in 2015.

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The Block NZ Villa Wars Hosts Mark Richardson & Shelley FergusonBlock-a-holics can rejoice as the top-rating series The Block NZ gears up for its fourth season on TV3.

This year, the yet-to-be announced teams will be charged with restoring old villas to their former glory, in The Block NZ: Villa Wars.

The Block NZ: Villa Wars will be hosted by Mark Richardson, who is joined by new challenge host Shelley Ferguson. Continue reading »


The Block NZ host Shannon Ryan has announced she will not feature on the reality renovation show when it returns to our screens next month.

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This 60 second clip is running on TV3 at the moment and claims they have the biggest shows ever on TV3 in 2015.

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