Terms & Conditions


HouseDesigns.co.nz is owned and operated by House Designs Limited.

These Website Standard Terms and Conditions written on this webpage shall manage your use of our website at HouseDesigns.co.nz.

These Terms will be applied fully and affect to your use of this Website. By using this Website, you agreed to accept all terms and conditions written in here. You must not use this Website if you disagree with any of these Website Standard Terms and Conditions.

Please also read our Privacy Policy, because it will apply to all the information you provide to House Designs Limited and forms part of these Terms. By accepting these Terms, you also accept our Privacy Policy.

Minors or people below 18 years old are not allowed to use this Website.

Intellectual Property Rights

House Designs Limited owns all intellectual and other proprietary rights associated in the Website and Services including but not limited to the software, questionnaires, graphics, photos, videos, sound, any trademarks, copyrighted information and logos (“House Designs’ Intellectual Property”). By using the Website you acknowledge that you are prohibited from posting, copying, modifying, forwarding, reproducing, displaying in public and making commercial use of any other derivative works of House Designs’ Intellectual Property unless you have prior written consent from House Designs Limited.

You are granted limited license only for purposes of viewing the material contained on this Website.

Licensing Rights

House Designs Limited retains all copyright to all house designs, plans, images, videos and any other content on HouseDesigns.co.nz. This also includes but not limited to all alterations of plans and custom work.

When using our tendering service, you will not be given access to our detailed plans, elevations, drafting files that are used for pricing. These will be supplied to our recommended building companies in your area.

You agree and understand that only the first house design you select is free when using our tendering service. An additional quotes will be $195. This fee is subject to change at any time at the sole discretion of House Designs Limited.

If you purchase one of house designs, you will be given all files that relate to that house design. Please note this is a single license and can not be used more than once. If we find that this has been breached a $3,500 + GST fee will be charged per additional site.

All house designs and plans are non transferable and can not be sold to any other party.

House Designs & Plans

All house designs and plans on HouseDesigns.co.nz are concept plans only. Please take note our house designs are not fulling working drawing to be used for council consents and are not site specific.

You acknowledge and agree House Designs Limited is in no way responsible or involved in the new build process or finished product. You understand when you enter into a contract with a third party it is at your own risk. House Designs Limited offers no warranty when it comes to third party contracts and work and is not liable for any damages.

Plans & images on this site are indicative only. Final costs, dimensions and inclusions may vary from the information provided and must be confirmed directly with chosen builder before entering into a contract.

House Designs Limited reserves the right to change/modify/alter our products and services without restriction and without giving notice.


All pricing displayed on HouseDesigns.co.nz include GST. House Designs Limited reserves the right to change pricing at any given time for their products and services without notice and at their sole discretion.

House Designs do not offer refunds on any purchases made. This includes but not limited to house designs, plans, alterations and custom design. When making a purchase on our website, please make sure you have done your research first in relation to your site suitability. This includes but not limited to size, design, council restrictions, title, covenants and more.

Third Parties

House Designs Limited partners with third party building companies and suppliers. You acknowledge and agree that entering into a contract with any third party company is at your own risk and judgement. House Designs Limited shall not be held responsible for any contract and shall not be liable for any dispute arising from any contract entered into with a third party supplier.

The website may contain links to other people or organisations, or to their services or products. Links are to be accessed at the user’s own risk. Links to or from third party sites do not imply any connection with or endorsement by House Designs Limited of that site or any association with its operators. House Designs Limited makes no claims, representations or warranties about the content, completeness, accuracy or availability of those sites, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, title, or non-infringement of copyright of other intellectual property rights.


You are specifically restricted from all of the following:

  • publishing any Website material in any other media;
  • selling, sublicensing and/or otherwise commercializing any Website material;
  • publicly performing and/or showing any Website material;
  • using this Website in any way that is or may be damaging to this Website;
  • using this Website in any way that impacts user access to this Website;
  • using this Website contrary to applicable laws and regulations, or in any way may cause harm to the Website, or to any person or business entity;
  • engaging in any data mining, data harvesting, data extracting or any other similar activity in relation to this Website;
  • using this Website to engage in any advertising or marketing.

No Warranties

This Website is provided “as is,” with all faults, and House Designs Limited express no representations or warranties, of any kind related to this Website or the materials contained on this Website. Also, nothing contained on this Website shall be interpreted as advising you.

House Designs Limited give no warranty that the land on which you wish to build is suitable for the envisaged house to be built or that the house design in question will fit that land.

Limitation of liability

In no event shall House Designs Limited, nor any of its officers, directors and employees, shall be held liable for anything arising out of or in any way connected with your use of this Website whether such liability is under contract.  House Designs Limited, including its officers, directors and employees shall not be held liable for any indirect, consequential or special liability arising out of or in any way related to your use of this Website.


You hereby indemnify to the fullest extent House Designs Limited from and against any and/or all liabilities, costs, demands, causes of action, damages and expenses arising in any way related to your breach of any of the provisions of these Terms.

By accepting these Terms, you agree to indemnify House Designs Limited including its directors, employees, contractors, officers, agents and other partners from any liability, loss, damage, cost and expenses (including reasonable legal expenses) resulting from your use of the Services or any unauthorised use of your account resulting in alteration of your communications with other users through the Services, the use of information submitted by you and any breach to these Terms by you. Any business agreements or transactions, which may arise between users through the use of House Designs and its Services are the sole responsibility of the parties involved.


If any provision of these Terms is found to be invalid under any applicable law, such provisions shall be deleted without affecting the remaining provisions herein.

Viruses and Malware

House Designs Limited does not guarantee that the Website will be secure or free from bugs, viruses or other malware. House Designs Limited will not be liable for any loss or damage caused by a virus, distributed denial-of-service attack, malware or other technologically harmful material that may infect your computer equipment, computer programs, data or other proprietary material due to your use of the Website, or on any website linked to the Website.


House Designs Limited may from time to time use your email address to send you messages notifying you of any important changes to our Services or special offers and promotions. If you have voluntarily provided us with your telephone number, we may use this as an alternate source of contacting you regarding our Services. If you do not want to receive such email messages or telephone calls you can notify us via our contact details listed on the Website.

Variation of Terms

House Designs Limited is permitted to revise these Terms at any time as it sees fit, and by using this Website you are expected to review these Terms on a regular basis.


House Designs Limited is allowed to assign, transfer, and subcontract its rights and/or obligations under these Terms without any notification. However, you are not allowed to assign, transfer, or subcontract any of your rights and/or obligations under these Terms.

Entire Agreement

These Terms constitute the entire agreement between House Designs Limited and you in relation to your use of this Website, and supersede all prior agreements and understandings.

Governing Law

These Terms of Service and any separate agreements whereby we provide you Services shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of New Zealand.

Comments, Complaints or Disputes

If you would like to make any comments or complaints about the website or any of the information or services available on the website or these terms and conditions, please use this contact us on our website. We will try to resolve any complaint as soon as possible.


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