The Block NZ is back!

The crazy, entertaining much loved series The Block NZ has returned for its eighth season with four brand new contestants ready to take on the renovation of a lifetime.

This year's DIY project is the historic firehouse in the Auckland suburb of Kingsland.

But what we all want to know is what will it take to win, and what trends should teams be focusing on.

The Block NZ judge Jason Bonham spoke to The AM Show.

Watch the video.