Online dating in NZ is becoming more and more popular as it becomes socially acceptable to date online.
Internet dating used to have a stigma of being ‘only for weirdos’, but people from all walks of life meet their soulmates online every day.
– arguably the biggest NZ-specific dating site, this is the first stop for many Kiwis who start looking for love online.
It has a huge member base and you can contact people for free. Match has a very large use base and is more popular with the 30-45 year old crowd.
Also, in order to avoid the boredom factor, I advise you to send messages to those people that have well-written, interesting profiles.
Albany-based Mighty Ape has grown to have over 500,000 customers since it was founded five years ago.
Bland said Twosome's main local competition would be Findsomeone, which is run by auction website Trade Me, and NZ Dating.
Badoo – another site popular with the young crowd, although this one doesn’t have as many users as a site like NZD.
You can message users for free, but only up to a limit of 20 people in a 24 hour period – if you want to send more messages you have to pay.