Satisfy Jared*. He’s inside the belated 30s, plays sport, have a safe task and big family, and lives in a pleasant level north of Wellington.
For Kiwi ladies searching for an eligible bachelor, he ticks many bins.
But since transferring to New Zealand within his early 20s he’s not got much victory on dating world, and then he thinks he knows why – because he’s Fijian-Indian.
“On matchmaking apps, plenty of girls write ‘no black guys, no Asians, no Indians’ – that sort of thing,” Jared explains.
“Going speeds online dating, there’s like nine or 10 ladies… numerous circumstances you are feeling like you’ve made a link, but when you get back you [find out it’s] a no.
“They merely don’t want to know you when you approach them at bars and bars… they cut you down, get a hold of a justification, start having fun with their own mobile phones, many different things.”