Based on this main review and also on customer feedback we assign each site a weighted score based on these two factors.
We sign up to each and every site on our ranking page and where possible take out a premium membership.
We then critique each site on security, usability, credibility and usability.
The stories they tell you may be heartbreaking and believable – Until you meet the person face to face and develop trust over a long period of time, it is best to assume they are also fictional.
These people are professionals who create dramatic stories that call for your compassion – often involving diseases, tragic personal events like accidents or other sad stories.
This is a good distinction to help you choose between the different platforms.
At one side of the spectrum you have the pure dating (or even casual dating) portals that have thousands of profiles that you can browse and on the other end there are the so-called matchmaking sites that want to help you to find your soul-mate or future spouse.
Everyone likes the outdoors, laughing, travelling, a glass of wine with their friends.
They're all looking for someone kind, down-to-earth, intelligent, with a good sense of humour.
Online dating is both fun and safe if you respect basic rules (and common sense).
There a lot of New Zealand singles just like you looking for the right partner.
Our listings as well as our reviews give you a good overview of the New Zealand online dating scene.