Survivor New Zealand Cast Reveal (Part 1)

The first four Survivor New Zealand castaways are revealed.

Survivor New Zealand is set to debut next month and each day this week TVNZ will be revealing contestants from the new cast. Sixteen competitive Kiwis were chosen from over 8000 applicants to participate in New Zealand’s first ever homegrown version of the hit reality franchise. The battle for $100,000 took place on the islands of Nicaragua last year and will be airing twice weekly on TV2 starting May 7.

Here are the first four castaways of Survivor New Zealand:

Barb (photocredit Scott McAulay)
Photo Credit: Scott McAulay

BARB
“Mother Knows Best”
Age: 53
Location: Auckland

Dee (photocredit Scott McAulay)
Photo Credit: Scott McAulay

DEE
“Survivor Super Fan”
Age: 29
Location: Auckland
Occupation: Customer Service Rep

Mike (photocredit Scott McAulay)
Photo Credit: Scott McAulay

MIKE
“Goliath”
Age: 27
Location: Tauranga
Occupation: Business Analyst

Sala (photocredit Scott McAulay)
Photo Credit: Scott McAulay

SALA
“Heart of Gold”
Age: 40
Location: Christchurch
Occupation: Youth Worker

Come back to Inside Survivor tomorrow to see the next four castaways and join us on Wednesday when we’ll be revealing more details about all 16 contestants.


Written by

Martin Holmes

Martin is a freelance writer from England. He’s represented by Berlin Associates for comedy writing and writes about TV and entertainment, currently for TV Insider and Vulture, previously Digital Spy, ET Canada, and Yahoo. A finalist for the Shortlist Sitcom Search in 2012 for “Siblings,” Martin received his BA in English with Creative Writing from The University of Hull.


2 responses to “Survivor New Zealand Cast Reveal (Part 1)”

  1. First impressions are ok for the middle 2 not so much for Barb or Sala the latter which “Heart of Gold” doesn’t scream survivor winner

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