Online dating is now widely accepted as a valid, convenient & fun way of meeting like-minded people.
New Zealanders using have found meeting people online is more convenient and comfortable than through 'normal' offline channels such as bars and parties.
Jiab Uthaisong, 32, and Tai Sripan, 30, were verbally abused and then Ms Sripan punched, bruising an eye and damaging the eye socket.
It was reported recently that two Thai women were assaulted in Nelson, a city on the eastern shore of Tasman Bay in South Island.
A dating site is a place where you can forget about your daily routine and chat at any time of the day.
The main thing, however, is that an international dating site is a place to find new friends and strike up an exciting relationship, while sitting on your sofa with a cup of coffee.
Rebecca Vandemark (33) is one Christian single who knows this difficulty only too well.
Rebecca, who says that “my partner’s faith is the most important aspect when considering who I date,” thinks that part of the complexity of Christian dating is that the “church is not equipped to handle singles over the age of twenty-five.” It might be frustrating to find Christian singles in the offline world but there is good news - online dating is a different story.