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Survivor New Zealand is the New Zealand version of Survivor. The first season began airing in May 2017, and its success lead to the production of a second season.
Production of the first season was announced in February 2016 by TVNZ 2 with casting starting right away. Later that year Matt Chisholm was announced as the host and Nicaragua was revealed to be the location for the season. A second season has been announced and will begin filming in late 2017 through to early 2018.
Survivor New Zealand generally follows the same format and rules as the American version.