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What. A. Season!

With the conclusion of Season 9 of The Block NZ on Three, Suzuki would like to extend a huge congratulations to all the teams who gave their everything.

The biggest congratulations go to Tim & Arthur for taking out The Block NZ Auction Grand Final and taking home a new record profit from Three’s The Block NZ – a fitting end to one of the most exciting yet challenging seasons to date.

Tim & Arthur proved their commitment and dedication towards building the best house they possibly could, winning four room reveals and the best house in the eyes of the judges, in addition to the final auction.

Viewer support came through strong for Dylan & Keegan, who won the People’s Choice Award and the Suzuki Jimny. We look forward to hearing about their next round of adventures, both on and off the road.

And yet, at the end of Auction Night, there were only winners, with all four houses selling for over $2.5 million – well over the neighbourhood median of $2.1 million – and all four teams taking home more than $420,000 each to share.

Suzuki Challenge 4.jpgWe were stoked to see all the Suzuki models hard at work throughout the season, whether that was the Ignis in a football shootout (won by Dylan & Keegan, though the boys are not likely to threaten Ronaldo or Messi anytime soon), the Swift Hybrid reuniting the teams’ families when it was time to visit, or the Vitara Safari used by the teams for daily errands throughout the entire season.

Suzuki has been delighted to get behind another great season of The Block NZ on Three, helping the contestants and showrunners navigate not only their DIY journey but also the COVID pandemic.Suzuki Challenge 1.jpg It was undoubtedly a difficult process, with delays and distancing and virtual auctions, but in the end, to have the show run to completion with so few hitches, and to reach such dizzying heights for all houses in the final auction, is a testament to the determination and dedication of the show’s production crew.

Well done to all involved!