History sometime repeats . . . on The Block

Gizzy Hard couple continue their history-making charge in reality TV show.

Gizzy Hard couple continue their history-making charge in reality TV show.

Gisborne couple Amy Moore and Stu Watts. File picture

You can’t surpass perfection. Or can you?

Gizzy Hard couple Amy Moore and Stu Watts continued their history-making charge in reality TV show The Block NZ with a hat-trick-completing Room Reveal victory aired on TV3 last night.

“These young fullahs better tie their shoelaces and hurry up,” crowed Yellow Team’s Stu, “because the old turtles are racing to the finish line.”

Cocky but true.

Team Yellow scored 21 out of 20 (yes 21) for their “boho chic” 10-to-12-year girl’s bedroom inspired by their own children — possibly an advantage considering they are the only parents among the four competing teams.

The Block NZ has brought together four teams on a mission to fully renovate four townhouses on a corner block at Auckland’s Hobsonville Point. Up for grabs is $100,000 and any money teams make over the reserve on their houses when they go to auction at the end of the series.

Each week they are given a room to do. Week 3 also featured a $10,000 Dinner Wars competition, which deteriorated into a clash of personalities between Stu and Amy, and Orange Team’s Hamilton “soulmates” Egg-ni (Agni) and Claire-Bear (Claire) — a squabble that dominated the week’s viewing.

Away from that cat fight, Amy, Stu and builder Dave Wallace kept their sleeves rolled up, as the Room Reveal results showed.

Not only did they make it three victories on the trot — a first in Block history — they did it in exceptional fashion.

From the moment the two judges opened the door they, and the viewers, knew they were looking at a winner.

“They have done it again ,” marvelled interior designer Jason Bonham.

“These guys are so good,” magazine editor Kristina Rapley said in admiration of their coral walls and metallic gold dust-painted giant circle feature.

“There are so many textures, so many layers, so many colours . . . but it all works.”

A pull-down stairway that opens into a loft only enhanced the judges’ critique.

“Oh my gosh, this is so clever,” said Rapley.

“It’s really lovely,” said Bonham.

“The loft design takes this room to the next level.

“The little things all add up to create an environment, a look, a feeling.”

“This is every little girl’s room,” said Rapley. “In fact, it’s my dream (room), it’s absolutely beautiful.”

“That is crazy,” host Mark Richardson said of the judges’ comments.

“Jason is the hardest judge in the history of The Block.

“He upsets people on a daily basis.”

The rest of the teams were left spitting out Yellow’s dust.

Team Purple’s Chlo and Em scored 16.5 for their 15-year-old boy’s room, Team Blue’s Ben and Tom 15 for their 15-year-old boy’s room and Team Orange 12 for their sloppily-finished room designed around “a young Jason”.

For accuracy’s sake, perhaps Blue and Purple should have thrown a bunch of dirty clothes and a couple of crumb-filled pizza boxes on the floor, and put up a couple of posters of scantily-clad bombshells on the walls.

Stu and Amy’s extra point came from winning the best accessory — in their case a giant game of Jenga.

Ben described their Yellow rivals as “Block weapons” while Chlo warned them “not to get ahead of yourself”.

Team Yellow’s win means they have added three lots of $5000 to their $100,000 budget so far — and Stu, after a somewhat ironic rendition of Split Enz’s History Never Repeats, clearly wants more.

“Couple of Gizzy critters making history.”

You can’t surpass perfection. Or can you?

Gizzy Hard couple Amy Moore and Stu Watts continued their history-making charge in reality TV show The Block NZ with a hat-trick-completing Room Reveal victory aired on TV3 last night.

“These young fullahs better tie their shoelaces and hurry up,” crowed Yellow Team’s Stu, “because the old turtles are racing to the finish line.”

Cocky but true.

Team Yellow scored 21 out of 20 (yes 21) for their “boho chic” 10-to-12-year girl’s bedroom inspired by their own children — possibly an advantage considering they are the only parents among the four competing teams.

The Block NZ has brought together four teams on a mission to fully renovate four townhouses on a corner block at Auckland’s Hobsonville Point. Up for grabs is $100,000 and any money teams make over the reserve on their houses when they go to auction at the end of the series.

Each week they are given a room to do. Week 3 also featured a $10,000 Dinner Wars competition, which deteriorated into a clash of personalities between Stu and Amy, and Orange Team’s Hamilton “soulmates” Egg-ni (Agni) and Claire-Bear (Claire) — a squabble that dominated the week’s viewing.

Away from that cat fight, Amy, Stu and builder Dave Wallace kept their sleeves rolled up, as the Room Reveal results showed.

Not only did they make it three victories on the trot — a first in Block history — they did it in exceptional fashion.

From the moment the two judges opened the door they, and the viewers, knew they were looking at a winner.

“They have done it again ,” marvelled interior designer Jason Bonham.

“These guys are so good,” magazine editor Kristina Rapley said in admiration of their coral walls and metallic gold dust-painted giant circle feature.

“There are so many textures, so many layers, so many colours . . . but it all works.”

A pull-down stairway that opens into a loft only enhanced the judges’ critique.

“Oh my gosh, this is so clever,” said Rapley.

“It’s really lovely,” said Bonham.

“The loft design takes this room to the next level.

“The little things all add up to create an environment, a look, a feeling.”

“This is every little girl’s room,” said Rapley. “In fact, it’s my dream (room), it’s absolutely beautiful.”

“That is crazy,” host Mark Richardson said of the judges’ comments.

“Jason is the hardest judge in the history of The Block.

“He upsets people on a daily basis.”

The rest of the teams were left spitting out Yellow’s dust.

Team Purple’s Chlo and Em scored 16.5 for their 15-year-old boy’s room, Team Blue’s Ben and Tom 15 for their 15-year-old boy’s room and Team Orange 12 for their sloppily-finished room designed around “a young Jason”.

For accuracy’s sake, perhaps Blue and Purple should have thrown a bunch of dirty clothes and a couple of crumb-filled pizza boxes on the floor, and put up a couple of posters of scantily-clad bombshells on the walls.

Stu and Amy’s extra point came from winning the best accessory — in their case a giant game of Jenga.

Ben described their Yellow rivals as “Block weapons” while Chlo warned them “not to get ahead of yourself”.

Team Yellow’s win means they have added three lots of $5000 to their $100,000 budget so far — and Stu, after a somewhat ironic rendition of Split Enz’s History Never Repeats, clearly wants more.

“Couple of Gizzy critters making history.”

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