For the sixth week in a row, the country's best and most dearly cherished celebrities have gathered in an Auckland television studio to each perform a short item of ballroom dance.
Six of the original 10 celebrities remain, a number which will be cut to four in tonight's double elimination show.
We are tantalisingly close to answering the question which has haunted us through these winter months: which celebrity is the best at dancing?
Simon Barnett & Vanessa Cole
New Zealand's unlikely new 48-year-old sex symbol kicks off '80s week with a sort of bogan salsa to Def Leppard's Pour Some Sugar On Me. Reliving his glory days in a fishnet singlet and frosted mullet wig, Simon proves that the previous three weeks haven't all been a weird dream and he really is somehow extremely good at dancing. For the second week in a row he earns a perfect 10 - this time from Stefano - and matches his high score from last week. Simon has one hand on the mirrorball trophy already.
Judges' score: 28
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Ben Barrington & Krystal Stewart
This week's alarmingly violent pasodoble to Queen's Another One Bites the Dust looks like another step towards Ben justifying his ongoing survival on the show. Unfortunately in today's hotly-contested world of celebrity dancing a score like 20 is not going to cut it, and he will almost certainly be one of the eliminees in tonight's double elimination. At least he'll go out on a stylish note in his Freddie Mercury jacket.
Judges' score: 20
Jay-Jay Harvey & Enrique Johns
Jay-Jay and her "adopted African son" Enrique evoke the long-forgotten Australian Big Brother contestant Sara-Maree and her infamous, awful 'bum dance' in this week's cha-cha to Grace Jones' Pull Up to the Bumper. Like Ben's pasodoble before it, there's a lot of quite violent moves going on here. Were the '80s that rife with domestic violence? "Don't tell CYFs!" Jay-Jay hoots after the dance.
Judges' score: 23
Shane Cameron & Nerida Cortese
Shane is wearing a truly baffling backless vest for this week's samba to Gloria Estefan's Conga. Just an unbelievably strange garment. It affords viewers uninterrupted views of his expansive tattoo collection, but the real action is happening with his footwork, which holds up to the speedy rhythms of the salsa surprisingly well. Shane deserves to make the final four - and from there, who knows?
Judges' score: 23
Chrystal Chenery & Jonny Williams
Chrystal looks to have ridden out the turbulent waters of the middle rounds to establish herself as Simon's main threat heading into next week's semi finals. Dancing the cha-cha to a dire Tom Jones cover of Prince's Kiss, the career reality show contestant comes agonisingly close to achieving the series' first perfect score. Only the miserly Hayley Holt withholds a point, but Chrystal will almost certainly be back to have another crack at it next week.
Judges' score: 29
Siobhan Marshall & Charlie Billington
Despite scoring a personal best 28 this week for her salsa to Whitney Houston's timeless I Wanna Dance With Somebody, there is still a horrible sense that the second of tonight's double eliminees could be Siobhan. While Jay-Jay is easily the show's worst remaining dancer, she seems to endear a strange cult following, and with the public vote accounting for half the overall score her fans could more than compensate for her 5 point deficit, leaving Siobhan vulnerable.
Judges' score: 28
1. Chrystal Chenery & Jonny Williams (29)
2= Simon Barnett & Vanessa Cole (28)
Siobhan Marshall & Charlie Billington (28)
4= Shane Cameron & Nerida Cortese (23)
Jay-Jay Harvey & Enrique Johns (23)
6. Ben Barrington & Krystal Stewart (20)