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The Winner Of Celebrity Treasure Island 2022 Is…Jesse Tuke!

By newadmin / Published on Wednesday, 02 Nov 2022 08:03 AM / Comments Off on The Winner Of Celebrity Treasure Island 2022 Is…Jesse Tuke! / 43 views


Sports commentator Jesse Tuke has taken
out the ultimate treasure hunt, walking away from the third
season of Celebrity Treasure Island with the $100,000
prize for his charity, Live Ocean Foundation.

Jesse
has played the game to near perfection, his affable
demeanour, true gameplay, and sheer athleticism have made
him seemingly impossible to eliminate, even with a monolith
sized target on his back. After weeks of physical,
emotional, and mental endurance, the 30-year-old outplayed
20 other Kiwi celebrities to take home the title.

In a
nail-biting end to the game, Jesse went head-to-head with
Courtenay Louise and Elvis Lopeti in a treasure hunt truly
unlike any other. As the “traitor” who buried $100,000 cash
amid the sand dunes, Jesse finally came clean to his fellow
castaways on the morning of the final treasure
hunt.

The three were pushed to their limits, all eager
for their spade to be the first to hit the buried treasure,
and armed with the knowledge and the clues, Jesse started
the hunt as the one to beat, but Courtenay and Elvis were
hot on his heels the whole way.

In addition to the
$100,000 prize, Jesse won $10,000 for Live Ocean Foundation
from charity challenges through the series, taking his
winning donation to a total of $110,000.

Set up by his
brother Blair and sailing mate Peter Burling, Live Ocean
Foundation is a charity particularly close to Jesse’s
heart.

“You beauty! I’m absolutely stoked. Winning
$100,000 for Live Ocean Foundation, an awesome charity so
close to my heart, is honestly just as good as it gets. I
love the ocean and I think as Kiwis we have such a special
connection to it. But I know the ocean is failing and we can
and need to be doing a heck of a lot more. This money for
Live Ocean is massive and I know it’s going to be
incredibly helpful in making New Zealand world leaders in
Ocean Health.

“It’s been a wild ride, I’ve met
the most amazing people and come away as the winner of
CTI… how bloody goooood!!”

On top of the winning
donation to Live Ocean Foundation, a further $90,000 was won
by Celebrity Treasure Island competitors this season
for other deserving charities in Aotearoa, including $7,500
won by Ron Cribb for Va’aiga Tuigamala’s charity, ODICE
Alliance Health
Plus.

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