There are many dating agencies in Auckland and throughout the rest of New Zealand.
Speed dating is a fun and convenient way to meet new people.
Secondly, as everyone is there for the same purpose, it can make the whole dating process a little less awkward.
At a speed dating event, you talk to one person for three to ten minutes.
Then, when a bell or buzzer sounds, you move onto the next person.
If you are struggling to find romance, using a dating service can help you.
Orthopaedic nurse Sven Oudshoorn flats in Addington, where there are about 124 single men for every 100 single women. He says he finds the dating scene in Christchurch difficult, due to a "limited social area".
Whether you are looking for a few casual dates or a serious relationship, finding romance can be tough.