Meet the brides and grooms of Married at First Sight NZ

Married at First Sight 17/09/2017

Married at First Sight NZ premieres on Sunday, October 1, at 7pm on Three.

It's the first time New Zealand couples will be meeting at the altar in the hope of finding long-term love - so it's time to meet the prospective couples.

And unlike its overseas counterparts - the couples will get legally married.

Read more about the Kiwi brides and grooms getting married below, or check out more on the Married at First Sight NZ website:

Angel

  • Age: 26
  • Star sign: Taurus
  • Hometown: Auckland and Palmerston North
  • Where they're based now: Wellington
  • Occupation: website coordinator
  • Most embarrassing fact about them: "When I worked on the cruise ship I have defs had a couple of microphone slip ups including misreading a name and calling for a person named 'Three Cocks' to come and collect their prize. I was cockadoodledooed at by guests for the rest of the cruise."
  • One word that describes their ideal spouse: Ambitious

Bubbly, likeable and positive, Angel is independent, loves life and is ambitious.

 

Bel

  • Age: 25
  • Star sign: Libra
  • Hometown: Christchurch
  • Where they're based now: Auckland
  • Occupation: Travel and tourism
  • Most embarrassing fact about them: "I'm just an embarrassment daily, haha."
  • One word that describes their ideal spouse: Kind

Ex-Bachelorette Bel is determined to find love in any way possible. 

 

Claire

  • Age: 51
  • Star sign: Aries
  • Hometown: Picton
  • Where they're based now: Palmerston North
  • Occupation: Function coordinator
  • Most embarrassing fact about them: Snores
  • One word that describes their ideal spouse: Kindness

Claire is energetic, funny, likeable and risqué. Having been married to the same person from age 22 to 47, Claire is now reliving her youth.

 

Lacey

  • Age: 30
  • Star sign: Gemini
  • Hometown: Tauranga
  • Where they're based now: Wellington/Auckland
  • Occupation: Consultant
  • One word that describes their ideal spouse: Driven

Lacey is strong, career-focused and ambitious. She has no time for lazy people, doesn't like big parties and thinks Tinder sucks.

 

Vicky

  • Age: 27
  • Star sign: Virgo
  • Hometown: Kaeo
  • Where they're based now: Auckland
  • Occupation: Flight attendant
  • One word that describes their ideal spouse: Loyal

Vicky is a real girl's girl who loves makeup, dressing up and all things Disney. She is ready to meet her Prince Charming.

 

Aaron

  • Age: 26
  • Star sign: Scorpio
  • Hometown: Technically Brisbane but prefer to call Dunedin home
  • Where they're based now: Christchurch
  • Occupation: Ambulance officer
  • Most embarrassing fact about them: "Peed my pants in front of a room full of people and TV cameras at a primary school competition."
  • One word that describes their ideal spouse: Caring

Aaron has been single for a couple of years and is not interested in one-night stands or superficial flings. Aaron admits he is not the most patient person because he likes to get on with things quickly.

 

Andrew

  • Age: 26
  • Star sign: Capricorn
  • Hometown: Auckland
  • Where they're based now: Auckland
  • Occupation: Builder
  • Most embarrassing fact about them: "A little tattoo somewhere!"
  • One word that describes their ideal spouse: Caring

Outgoing, charming and spontaneous, Andrew wants a fun, down to earth partner who can put up with his sleep-talking.

 

Ben

  • Age: 26
  • Star sign: Pisces
  • Hometown: Silverstream, Upper Hutt
  • Where they're based now: Mt Albert, Auckland
  • Occupation: Insurance consultant
  • Most embarrassing fact: "My drunk decision to get a tattoo on my ribs identical to the one Miley Cyrus has on her ribs."
  • Ideal spouse in one word: Funny

Ben is confident, funny and extroverted. He has lived in several different countries and recently moved back to Auckland from Melbourne because he feels he's ready to settle down.

 

Brett

  • Age: 34
  • Star sign: Aquarius
  • Hometown: Lincoln
  • Where they're based now: Lincoln
  • Occupation: Business owner
  • Most embarrassing fact about them: Have a slight fear of birds
  • One word that describes their ideal spouse: Fun

Brett is open, honest and has a big heart.

 

Dominic

  • Age: 58
  • Star sign: Sagittarius
  • Hometown: Palmerston North
  • Where they're based now: As above
  • Occupation: Retired police officer
  • Most embarrassing fact about them: "Riding my police bike whilst it was on fire."
  • One word that describes their ideal spouse: Beautiful

Dominic is half-Irish and half-French and has lived in New Zealand for 12 years. He is tenacious, driven and honest.

 

Haydn

  • Age: 31
  • Star sign: Sagittarius
  • Hometown and current location: Auckland
  • Occupation: Primary School Teacher

Haydn has always wanted to get married and thought by now he would be.

 

Luke

  • Age: 34
  • Star sign: Aries
  • Hometown: Raglan
  • Where they're based now: Auckland
  • Occupation: Warehouse manager
  • Most embarrassing fact about them: "Not sure, embarrassment is subjective."
  • One word to describe perfect spouse: Easygoing

Funny guy Luke has spent most of his life as a professional surfer. Having had a few failed relationships he genuinely wants to find someone to spend the rest of his life with.