The entrepreneur – who's invested in a US tequila company and a dating app – spent a year in Bali before returning home during the pandemic and signing up for The Bachelorette.
Born in France, the programme coordinator moved to NZ aged 14. "My spirit animal would be a butterfly because my life is always unfolding into new adventures," he says.
A hopeless romantic, this account manager signed up because he's "sick of being a lonely bugger". So why's he single?
This jazz musician has a few long-term relationships under his belt and even surprised one lucky ex with a trip to Fiji for her birthday.
Originally from an Italian family in Brisbane, the sales manager shifted to Aotearoa for an ex, but insists, "It was the best move of my life."
The financial analyst was busy creating financial models for managed isolation facilities during the pandemic. He's hoping this will lead to a job at the Beehive.
Of South African and Portuguese descent, the software project manager is hoping to form a bromance with host Art Green.
Describing himself as a "kind, caring and reliable dork", the registered nurse says his spirit animal is a labrador as they're "always affectionate and hungry"!
The physio once fled a romantic Mt Ruapehu getaway due to "paranormal activity".
Calling himself "desperately single and mysteriously tall", the radio presenter once pretended to be the lead singer of an Aussie electronic band to ask a girl out.
Known to mates as "the travel guy", the photographer says his ex would describe him as "always happy and on a mission to find hidden gems".
The comedian got his nose pierced on a first date. "But I forgot to tell the girl I'm not good with needles and almost passed out. She said, 'You don't look good,' which isn't the first time I've heard that."
A plumber and former soldier, Josh claims his ex would describe him as "always up for adventures, makes everything fun, a good type of silly, extremely loving, resilient, dependable and the best hugger".
The builder, mechanical engineer and former rugby player says his spirit animal is a gibbon.
The roofer's biggest dating disaster was at a London craft brewery. "I had to let out what felt like a small, quiet fart. Next minute, I'm doing this loud, long-ass one that vibrates the bench. My date lost it."
The lush-locked French chef, who planned to open a restaurant in New York in 2020, has strong feelings for Jennifer Aniston, telling us, "Friends came out when I was 10 and I still can't shake
Born in Utah, the techie's spent much of his life in the US, but insists he doesn't have a Hollywood crush. "However, I'm attracted to Blake Lively and think her relationship with Ryan Reynolds seems authentic."