• Sam Cable and Emmett Vallender are the winners of The Block NZ, season five.

After 10 gruelling weeks of DIY drama and endless team challenges, The Block NZ: Girls v Boys came to an end on Sunday night.

The live auction spectacular saw Cable and Vallender triumph over their fellow teammates, selling their Meadowbank town house for a whopping $1,610,000.

* Five of The Block NZ’s most memorable moments
The Block NZ: Contestants Sam and Emma caught in bed together
The Block NZ, review: Schist gets real during stair week
The Block NZ: Review – DIY lies, bedroom eyes and bull schist
The Block NZ: Bathroom rifts, tough grout and hot showers
Review: The Block NZ: Barn doors, glass blown jobs and underdogs
The Block NZ: Trendy homewares and fifty shades of loser blue
Quiz: How well do you know The Block NZ?
The Block NZ: Fans flock to open homes despite the rain

The Block

This season’s teams celebrate their winnings.