About 500 single New Zealanders are already members of the Farmers Match dating service which has only been going since March.
Founder Derek Ma said the app could bring together single people with a love of the country.
Beef and Lamb chief economist Andrew Burtt said lamb exports are down three per cent, but returns were up 9.5 per cent to $NZ2.52bn.I recognised this need and within five months, Farmers Match was born and launched on Apple Store."He said Farmers Match had a similar feature to Tinder."Just swipe left to pass and swipe right when you see a good match.To help you narrow your search, Farmers Match has developed filters that can even help you pre-screen the profiles you see on your screen."Ma said Farmers Match was designed to respond to the needs and values of country singles."That makes it the premium dating app just for farmers, ranchers, cowboys or girls, animal lovers, people who live in the country, and anyone else who shares country folks' traditional and down-to-earth values.This goes a long way to summing up the romantic situation in New Zealand.Not a lot happens without alcohol; and when in the haze of inebriation two people do hook up, they often start acting like an old married couple within a couple of weeks.