Tom Paterson - SurvivorNZ: Nicaragua
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Seasons: 1 | Days: 39 | Wins: 0 | Final Three: 1

SurvivorNZ: Nicaragua (2017) - 2nd place (1 jury vote).

  • Cumulative time: In-game - 39 days; Redemption Island - 0 days.
  • Received one jury vote, to finish second, in Episode 20 (Day 39).
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Tom Paterson - Career statistics
Challenge stats Tribal council stats Jury stats
Season ChW ChA ChW% VFB VAP TCA TC% wTCR JVF TotJ JV% SurvSc SurvAv
SNZ1: Nicaragua 5.40 13.66 0.40 10 6 13 0.76 2.15 1 7 0.14 1.30 8.41
Career 5.40 13.66 0.40 10 6 0 0.76 2.15 1 7 0.14 1.30 8.41
Tom Paterson - Challenge record
  • SNZ1 logo NZ: Nicaragua challenges
    Haulin' Oats - Ep2 IC
    Hot Pursuit - Ep3 RC

    Tribal/team challenge record (2-for-7):

    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 2 IC: "Haulin' Oats" - Blindfolded with Shay, collects items, but Mogotón loses.
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 3 RC: "Hot Pursuit" - Carries 20 kg until the end, but Mogotón loses.
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 4 IC: "Chimney Sweep" - Third Mogotón to drop out in the final round; Mogotón loses.
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 5 RC: "Beach Balls" - Makes no catches, but Sala does, and finally, Mogotón wins!
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 6 IC: "Barrel Bridge" - Now with new Mogotón, which wins, easily.
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 8 IC: (Unnamed) - Catches water and fills the bucket for Mogotón, which throws the IC, loses.
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 17 RC: "Snare the Drum" - Competes in 3 of 4 heats, loses twice, and he and Barb lose.

     

    Episode 12 IC
    Hard to Handle - Ep16 IC

    Individual challenge record (5-for-12): (Mean % finish: 71.3%)

    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 9 RC: "Flash Back" - With Shay and Shannon, tied for last out, in the third round (tie-2nd/10).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 10 IC: "Take the Reins" - Fifth person out, near the end of the first round (6th/10).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 11 IC: (Trivia at Tribal) - Misremembers the Ep1 duel, first person out (9th/9).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 11 RC: "Touchy Subjects" - Unsurprisingly, the second person eliminated (7th/8).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 12 IC: (Digging, spitting, puzzle) - Makes final round, zips through the puzzle, and Tom wins!(1st/8).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 13 IC: "Memory" - Zips through the stations, gets all five right first try, Tom wins! (1st/7).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 14 IC: "5x5" - Lands fifth bag when his closest competitor has three; Tom wins (1st/6).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 15 RC: "Mud Run" - Not among the top two, gets reward from Avi anyway (tie-3rd/5).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 16 IC: "Hard to Handle" - Outlasts everyone, into the third round, Tom wins again (1st/5).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 17 RC/IC: "Ram-Ball On" - Knocks down 9 pins, but Barb gets 10 while he grabs sandbags (2nd/4).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 19 F5 IC: "A Bit Tipsy" - Slowly, steadily, Tom capitalizes on a late Barb drop, and wins (1st/5).
    • NZ: Nicaragua Ep. 19 F4 IC: "A Leg Up" - Lasts three hours, but then passes out, giving Avi the win (2nd/4).

     

    Redemption Island duel record (0-for-0):

    • NZ: Nicaragua: None.
Career challenge totals
  • Team/tribal challenges
    Wins: 2
    Played: 7
    Win%: 0.29
    Sat out: --
  • Individual challenges
    Wins: 5
    Played: 12
    Win%: 0.42
    Mean% Finish: 71.3%
  • Duels
    Wins: 0
    Played: 0
    Win%: --
    Mean% Finish: --
Tom Paterson - Tribal Council record
  • SNZ1 logo NZ: Nicaragua Tribal
    Ep1 Tribal Council
    Ep8 Tribal Council

    Idols held/played: (0/0)

    • NZ: Nicaragua: None.

     

    VFB - Votes for the person booted (10/13):

     

    VAP - Votes against (6):

    • NZ: Nicaragua, Ep. 2: Two votes, from Sala and Tony.
    • NZ: Nicaragua, Ep. 4: Two votes, from Lou and Izzy.
    • NZ: Nicaragua, Ep. 18: One vote, from Nate.
    • NZ: Nicaragua, Ep. 19 (F4 vote): One vote, from Nate.

     

    Jury votes received (1/7):

    • NZ: Nicaragua, Ep. 20: Received one jury vote, from Jak Thomas, to finish second (6-1-0).
Career Tribal Council totals
  • Hidden idols
    Found: 0
    Played: 0
    Votes voided: --
  • Voting record
    VFB: 10
    Tribals: 13
    VAP: 6
  • Jury votes
    Made: 0
    Received: 1
    Total jurors: 7
Tom Paterson - Pictures
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Tom Paterson - Interviews
  • SNZ1 logo NZ - Nicaragua interviews

    Pre-game interviews

    • Allison Hess at the Bay of Plenty Times (5/2/17): "Tauranga men pitted their wits against each other and other contestants on Survivor NZ"
    • Koren Allpress at Stuff.co.nz (5/2/17): "Taking on Survivor 'much harder' than former Timaru man ever imagined"

     

    Post-game interviews

    • Koren Allpress at the Timaru Herald (7/6/17): "South Canterbury's Survivor contestants talk about the experience"
Tom Paterson - Bio
  • SNZ1 logo NZ - Nicaragua bio

    From Chris Schulz at the NZ Herald (4/27/17):

     

    "Who: Teacher, 26, from Tauranga
    Key attributes: Happy, inquisitive, competitive.
    Why he's a threat: 'I'm lucky to have been able to travel to a lot of remote areas for surfing and camping.'"

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