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New Zealand’s First Sole Survivor – All Will Be Revealed


16 contestants, 39 days – only 3 remain!

Tom, Avi, and Barb have done what 13 others couldn’t. They are the final three Survivors going into tomorrow night's LIVE two-hour episode where New Zealand’s first Sole Survivor and winner of $100,000 will be revealed.

Queen B’s strong strategic game, Tom’s ongoing immunity wins, and Avi’s loyal alliances bought these three to the top. Now they must plead their case to their former Tribe mates.

Unfortunately, Goliath Mike and viral cop Nate couldn’t sway the votes at their final Tribal Councils so have joined the other eliminated Casar members on the Survivor Jury.

Having spent 17 days on Redemption Island Mike was ready to fight when he finally rejoined the Casar Tribe. But a crucial Immunity win in Tom’s favour meant Mike was left scrambling at Tribal, putting all hope into lynchpin Barb. Unfortunately for Mike, his persuasion didn’t work. Goliath was well and truly taken out.

Viral cop Nate, who too had just rejoined the Tribe after first been voted out a mere 72 hours earlier, also couldn’t convince his partner in crime Barb to vote with him. The final Immunity Challenge came down to Tom and Avi in a balancing act, but after Tom blacked out, Avi was granted Immunity and was first to secure his spot in the Top 3. Nate, knowing that he had to swing Barb’s vote, pulled out all the stops but couldn’t break the strong 3-way alliance, so he too joined the Jury.

The power in this game now shifts to the Jury. The Top 3 will be judged by the game they’ve played, the friends they’ve made, and the people they’ve betrayed.

The Grand Final will take us back to Nicaragua, to the very last Tribal Council where the Top 3 will have the chance to have their final say to the Jury before they cast their votes. Back at the Civic Theatre in Auckland, the votes will be revealed, and one person will walk away with $100,000 and the title of New Zealand’s first ever Sole Survivor!


The Sole Survivor will be announced at a LIVE final, held at Auckland’s Civic Theatre on Wednesday 5th July.

Tickets to the LIVE final can be purchased directly through Ticketmaster.



Survivor New Zealand continues tomorrow at 7.30pm on TVNZ 2 and live-streamed at tvnz.co.nz/survivornz. Missed an episode? Catch up on all the twists and turns on OnDemand.

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Survivor New Zealand is produced by Warner Bros. International Television Production New Zealand.