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Why choose EliteSingles? How our dating site suits you

Choosing the right dating platform is an important part in your search for relationship success. So why choose EliteSingles? Because we have an intelligent matchmaking system, genuine, professional NZ members, and a commitment to the highest standards of customer service and safety, making it easier to find a date (and lasting love) with us. Try us today!

What is EliteSingles - and why should you choose us?

If you're thinking about trying online dating you'll no doubt be doing your research before picking a dating site. And you might be asking yourself why EliteSingles? or, even, what is EliteSingles? Simply put, we're an upmarket dating site for NZ singles who want more from love. We appreciate that most singles in New Zealand just want to find someone compatible and caring, but that, with busy lives and busy jobs, not everyone has the time to search for such a match. That's why EliteSingles matchmaking is designed to focus on compatible. quality matches, while also streamlining the matching process.

EliteSingles NZ: a service which can match your high expectations

When seeking a long-term partner it makes sense to be selective and EliteSingles works to help you meet the right people for you. The majority of our members are interesting and educated single Kiwi men and single Kiwi women between 30-55, many of whom have active professional careers and all of whom are looking for lasting, happy love.

We help them reach their goal by proving a NZ dating site that is focused on streamlining the search for a partner. Our thoughtful matchmaking system is designed with quality rather than quantity in mind, meaning we deliver matches based on potential for long-term harmony, while automatically filtering out inactive users and pro-actively removing those we suspect of not being genuine. It's our way of stacking the dating deck in your favour.

How do I join EliteSingles?

1. Register and Create Profile

The first step for successful dating with us is to complete your profile, providing information about yourself and adding a couple of profile pictures. This is a good opportunity to be a little creative – give a glimpse of the more interesting side of your personality and what makes you, you! You can update and change this information anytime.

2. Complete Personality Test

The next stage of the process is to fill out the extensive personality test. This consists of over 200 questions which effectively creates a comprehensive and accurate profile of you. The questions are based on the psychological Five Factor Model which calculates your levels of neuroticism, agreeableness, extraversion, conscientiousness, and openness.

3. Enter your Search Criteria

Following the personality test, you enter your relationship criteria: a step which essentially asks you to outline what you desire in a partner – specifying your preferred age, your desire for children and the distance between you, to name a few. We then let our thoughtful matchmaking process do what it does best: bring together like-minded NZ singles who have the potential for true, lasting connection.

4. Receive Partner Proposals

Finally, once we have collated all this information, we will start sending you around 3-7 partner proposals a day. The matches are formed through our smart profiling system which takes in to account your personality test results, your relationship desires and your location in New Zealand.

Do you think that EliteSingles NZ might suit you? Click the button below to register, or read on to find out more about why dating with us is the right choice for Kiwis singles.

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Kiwi singles who suit you

Interested in meeting local singles? You're certainly in the right place. While it's true that many of EliteSingles' NZ members are Auckland-based singles, we do have great members up and down the country: whether you're looking for love in Wellington or Dunedin, Christchurch or Hamilton, Tauranga, the Hawke's Bay, Palmerston North - or anywhere else in NZ, we can help.

What's more, we're constantly in the process of updating our lists of NZ date ideas (find our Wellington date ideas here and ideas for Auckland here) so that, once you meet someone great, you'll know exactly which corner of the country you'll want to explore. It's local dating, made fun!


The latest NZ-focused dating research

Lead by our in-house psychologist, Salama Marine, our EliteSingles research team brings you the latest relationship advice and dating psychology. While we do work with experts from around the globe, our NZ team is also committed to research on a local scale; creating useful NZ dating analysis that has been featured in the likes of the NZ Herald, Stuff, and North & South.

Perhaps you want to know where in NZ you'll find a funny partner, or you want to know where to meet Kiwi singles who want children. Maybe you just want to know about the state of romance in NZ. Whatever your research needs, we're here to help you make the most of dating in New Zealand.

NZ dating for busy singles

Our insightful, local dating advice is here for you when you have a quiet moment to browse. However, we do appreciate that many of our members are busy professionals with hectic schedules that don't allow for much spare time swiping about online. It's part of the reason our site is fully mobile-optimised: we want to you to be able to find love with us, whatever your day looks like.

What's more, for those who are constantly on-the-go, we've  released an easy-to-use EliteSingles dating app, designed to smooth out the dating process for both Android and iOS users. Available from Google Play or via the iTunes store, it's already making a splash with Kiwis around the country.