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The Kiwi Dream is a 6-episode, one hour TV series that follows the ups-and-downs of a real-life home renovation project. Follow the journey of our home-owner Evie Ashton, as she transforms her 1950s Californian bungalow into a stunning home with a fresh, modern feel.

You can also view behind the scenes photos of the rooms transforming in our renovation photo gallery.

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The Kiwidream Episode 1 - Trailer

The Kiwidream Episode 1 - Trailer

Episode 1 tackles the master bedroom and the landscaping.  However, the team is faced with challenges along the way when they find out that the floor boards have rotted, the old clay pipes throughout the property are blocked and need replacing and complaints to council force the landscaping part of the project to be halted.

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The Kiwidream Episode 1 - Trailer
The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 1 [Full Episode]

The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 1 [Full Episode]

Episode 1 introduces the renovation of Evie Ashton’s Kiwi Dream 1950’s Californian bungalow project overlooking the Hauraki Gulf in Karaka Bay. The potential is limitless!

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The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 1 [Full Episode]
The Kiwi Dream Episode 3 - Trailer

The Kiwi Dream Episode 3 - Trailer

Episode 3 of the Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations and we start by tackling the main living room.

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The Kiwi Dream Episode 3 - Trailer
The Kiwidream Episode 2 - Trailer

The Kiwidream Episode 2 - Trailer

Episode 2 continues the renovation of Evie Ashton’s Kiwi Dream 1950’s Californian bungalow project overlooking the Hauraki Gulf in Karaka Bay.

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The Kiwidream Episode 2 - Trailer
The Kiwi Dream Episode 6 - Trailer

The Kiwi Dream Episode 6 - Trailer

We recap each of the renovations and talk to the main players about how they think it all went from their perspective. And then Mike Pero gives his opinion on what the house is now worth. It is a surprising answer!

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The Kiwi Dream Episode 6 - Trailer
The Kiwi Dream Episode 5 - Trailer

The Kiwi Dream Episode 5 - Trailer

The internal stair area is given a complete over hall including completely removing the old stairs and inserting a new set but in a different position.  The front entrance is completely revamped with cobblestones, a remote control pergola and a new front door with high tech lock system that is operated by smart phone.

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The Kiwi Dream Episode 5 - Trailer
The Kiwi Dream Episode 4 - Trailer

The Kiwi Dream Episode 4 - Trailer

Episode 4 continues where we left off with the flooring debacle. After advice from Refresh is ignored, and Evie used a dodgey contractor to lay a floor, It’s decided that there is no option but to rip the whole flooring job up and start again.

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The Kiwi Dream Episode 4 - Trailer
The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 6 [Full Episode]

The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 6 [Full Episode]

We recap each of the renovations and talk to the main players about how they think it all went from their perspective. And then Mike Pero gives his opinion on what the house is now worth. It is a surprising answer!

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The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 6 [Full Episode]
The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 2 [Full Episode]

The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 2 [Full Episode]

With the council back onside the landscaping recommences in earnest. The team also set out to create a 3rd bedroom – come media room, from what begins as a strange workshop - come storeroom - space downstairs with an unusually low ceiling.

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The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 2 [Full Episode]
The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 3 [Full Episode]

The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 3 [Full Episode]

At this point, Evie has had her fair share of surprises that often come with the renovation of a 1950s home. However, there are still more to come before her Kiwi home becomes a Kiwi dream.

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The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 3 [Full Episode]
The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 5 [Full Episode]

The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 5 [Full Episode]

For six weeks, Evie had to pull the plug on the whole operation; both the filming and the building. See how Refresh Renovations helped her to pull the renovation back into action, all while keeping all of her team onboard. 

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The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 5 [Full Episode]
The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 4 [Full Episode]

The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 4 [Full Episode]

After advice from Refresh is ignored, and Evie used a dodgy contractor to lay a floor, It's decided that there is no option but to rip the whole flooring job up and start again.

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The Kiwi Dream with Refresh Renovations Episode 4 [Full Episode]