The contestants congregate at the Moran farm for their next Challenge.
Matt hoists the lamb onto his shoulder like a pro as Kumar takes a breather.
Dani tries to get her open fire to cooperate.
Ellie finds breaking down a whole lamb a little tricky.
The Morans stop by Billy's station to see how his hearty fare is progressing.
The guests arrive at the Moran farm ready to feast.
Billy wears his Challenge win rosette with pride.
It's another sad day for Danielle, Ellie and Peter as they prepare to face another Elimination.
Danielle, Peter and Ellie step up to fight for their MasterChef survival.
The duck a l'orange gives the contestants that sinking feeling.
Ellie starts to put together the vinaigrette for her duck dish.
Danielle's peers start to realise she struggling from the strain.
The judges look like their taste buds are in no mood for failure.
The contestants make their final pleas to remain in the competition.
Danielle's lost for words as she learns of her elimination.
Billy looks calm, composed and dashing in his chef's whites.
It may look simple, but this peach blossom cake is perfectly formed.
With decades of experience, Merle Parrish is a baking force to be reckoned with.
A relaxed Merle ensures that her cake cuts no corners.
Billy and Merle have their backs to the wall to complete their desserts.
Billy carefully applies the icing to his delicious cupcakes.
Merle is awarded with an honourary MasterChef pin after her Challenge win.
The excited contestants learn they're headed out on their first proper catering gig.
Peter leads the way as his Blue Team race to select their ingredients.
A cautious Billy and Peter take the slow and steady approach to preparing their menu.
Enjoying their spectacular harbour backdrop, the diners prepare to tuck into the first course.
What's Gary going to say when he realises the Reds bought ready-made terrine?
Sun carefully lays out another bite-sized addition to the Red Team's menu.
The guests get lippy for the camera.
The judges take a break from the party to discuss how the teams have fared in the Challenge.
The interactive cupcakes prove a resounding success.
A disbelieving Ellie should be proud after turning around a poor start.
The boys ponder how agonisingly close they are to reaching the Top 10.
The girls enjoy their trip down the beautiful Hawkesberry River.
Guest chef Dietmar Sawyere gets a round of applause from his admiring spectators.
How many ingredients will the hopefuls be able to isolate?
Billy dazzles with one of his finest dishes in the competition so far.
Escaping elimination by the skin of his teeth, a relieved Michael wishes Kumar well.
A lucky Alana and Ellie relish their NZ foodie tour with Justin North.
Alana and Justin North enjoy guest Martin Bosley's MasterClass.
Chef and students indulge in the wealth of Wellington's fine eateries.
Legends Justin North and Martin Bosley put the food on hold for a photo.
The hopefuls enjoy a taste of NZ in the MasterChef kitchen thanks to guest Fleur Sullivan.
Fleur checks in on her chef's culinary wares in her restaurant.
Fleur Sullivan's seafood chowder gives the contestants plenty to salivate over.
MasterClass guest Simon Gault likes making a spectacle out of his food.