These are the Kiwi women vying for SOL3 MIO's Moses Mackay heart on 'The Bachelor NZ'

Could one of these Kiwi women be the one for New Zealand's new Bachelor?

Earlier this week it was announced that SOL3 Mio star Moses Mackay would be the one looking for love in TVNZ's all-new The Bachelor New Zealand.

Now the very first group of ladies who will be vying for his heart has been unveiled!

Tune into The Bachelor NZ’s premiere on TVNZ 2 at 7.30pm on Tuesday, March 2. 

Shenae Connelly

Occupation: Marketing Advisor
Location: Auckland
Star Sign: Taurus
Age: 27

A long time single, Shenae is ready to step out of her comfort zone if it means finding her soulmate. Serious about finding her person, she needs a man who can be her best friend and partner. Shenae lives life to the full and hopes to find that special someone who will be up for an adventure with her. Does our bachelor tick all the boxes and have what it takes to become ‘the one’?

Kimi-Rose Webster

Occupation: High School English Teacher
Location: Auckland
Star Sign: Libra
Age: 27

Kimi is the “you only live once” kind of person who thrives on new and unique experiences – so the prospect of finding love on a reality show was not something she could turn down. The plan is to find a man she can have a laugh with, and when the time comes, buy a plane ticket out of New Zealand with. Could our bachelor be the wind beneath her wings?

Luisa (Lou) Kures

Occupation: Content Creator
Location: Invercargill
Star Sign: Virgo/Libra
Age: 31

Lou is the kind of woman who radiates joy and happiness everywhere she goes. She loves to spend time with family and is in fact such a family-orientated person, she usually invites her cousins, sisters and brothers along on her dates! After losing her partner in a car accident four years ago, Lou is ready to open her heart again and hopes to find love once more with our bachelor. As a believer in love at first sight, will Lou know if he’s the one when she first steps foot on the red carpet?

Samantha McKenzie

Occupation: Recruitment Specialist
Location: New Plymouth
Star Sign: Pisces
Age: 29

Samantha grew up in the Mount but moved to the ‘Naki for a boy, however, things didn’t really run to plan – it’s now just her and the cat. Her perfect man is respectful and knows just the right balance between life with the lads and life with his partner... can our bachelor prove he’s got what it takes to walk that fine line between gals and pals?

Kayla Anderson

Occupation: Self Love Coach
Location: Waihi
Star Sign: Gemini
Age: 27

After ending a long-term relationship, self-love coach Kayla set out on a solo travel adventure with a one-way ticket to find herself again. Having spent the last three years learning to be happy in her own company, Kayla needs a man who is confident and not afraid to wear his heart on his sleeve. For her, it’s all about having fun and growing in life together. Having found herself, will Kayla now also find her perfect partner?

Negin (Negs) Shademan

Occupation: Police Officer
Location: Auckland
Star Sign: Libra
Age: 26

After years of being unlucky in love, and as cliché as it may sound, Negin wants a man who she can settle down with and start a family. Mr Right must be open and honest and someone with whom she feels a genuine connection. Believing a relationship with great banter and humour is the magic combination for success, will Negin be guilty or not guilty of capturing our bachelor’s heart?