Full Name: Anthony James Deane

Age: 55

Nationality: New Zealand European

Hometown: Gisborne

Occupation: Logging Truck Driver

Tony is a former soldier of the NZ Army. 

Mental toughness and resilience are drilled into him. 

He also has qualifications in outdoor recreation, and a diploma as a scuba instructor. 

Tony's bold, honest, and definitely in it for himself. 

"I'm a man that marches to the beat of my own drum," he says.