The new season of The Bachelor NZ has kicked off and Bachelor Jordan has a lot of lucky ladies to hand out roses to. Here are this year's Bachelorettes:

Alicia

Age:

26

Occupation:

File Management Officer

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Hometown:

Te Awamutu

Alicia is a huge animal lover and has a total of 20 pets including; two sheep, two pigs, one rabbit, three chooks, six doves, one turkey, four rescue cats and one miniature horse called Rambo. She also says her dream man should have great teeth and non-freaky feet.

Alicia.
Alicia.

Amanda

Age:

28

Occupation:

Studying Nursing

Hometown:

Waikanae

Amanda is the sporty type who loves snowboarding, netball and touch rugby. She wants a man who loves pets and can laugh at themselves.

Amanda.
Amanda.

Anna (More FM Wild Card)

Age:

29

Occupation:

Nanny

Hometown:

Nelson

Anna loves the outdoors and travelling the world, she's even worked abroad as a nanny for Middle Eastern royalty. Her dream man must love children and live a healthy lifestyle.

Anna.
Anna.

Catherine

Age:

26

Occupation:

Ambulance customer services

Hometown:

Te Atatu

Catherine says she loves shopping, fishing and photography and loves cartoon movies like Up. Catherine's dream man is someone who has a good heart and wants to build a life together with her.

Catherine.
Catherine.

Ceri

Age:

24

Occupation:

Studying Teaching

Hometown:

Auckland

Ceri won the title of Miss Tourism NZ in 2015 and loves baking. Qualities Ceri loves in a man are kindness, honesty and genuineness, she says she also really likes blue eyes.

Ceri.
Ceri.

Claudia

Age:

29

Occupation:

Blogger

Hometown:

Taranaki

Claudia was a cheerleader for the Warriors, she is also a blogger, traveller, model, brand ambassador and fashion designer. Her ideal man will be successful, a good cook with an amazing personality.

Claudia.
Claudia.

Danielle

Age:

26

Occupation:

Cruise Consultant

Hometown:

Pukekohe

Danielle wants to be a firefighter and is already a volunteer at the Pukehoke fire station. She is also CrossFit mad. Her dream man puts family first, is trustworthy and will help complete her.

Danielle.
Danielle.

Emily-Rose

Age:

33

Occupation:

Pilates Instructor

Hometown:

Nelson

Emily-Rose loves to dance, write poetry, she is a mum-of-one. Her dream man must have a big heart, be witty, kind and intelligent.

Emily-Rose.
Emily-Rose.

Erin

Age:

26

Occupation:

Masseuse

Hometown:

Auckland

Erin is into sports like rugby and hiking, and she used to do Irish dancing. She also thinks dating shouldn't have any rules. The man of her dreams must love dogs, and says it's an absolute deal breaker.

Erin.
Erin.

Fleur

Age:

26

Occupation:

Youth Worker

Hometown:

Waipawa

Fleur loves reading, writing and photography. She also volunteered at an orphanage in Kenya for three months. Fleur wants to find a man who is caring, funny and respectful.

Fleur.
Fleur.

Freya

Age:

26

Occupation:

Business Adminstrator

Hometown:

Christchurch

Freya has a diploma in digital film and would love to work in that field, she also enjoys swimming and native bush walks. Her ideal man is compassionate with a good sense of self and humour.

Freya.
Freya.

Gab

Age:

29

Occupation:

Marketing Manager

Hometown:

Kerikeri

Gab loves wining and dining, yoga, and going to the gym. She wants a man who is confident, honest and spontaneous.

Gab.
Gab.

Harmony

Age:

27

Occupation:

Jockey

Hometown:

Papakura

As a jockey, Harmony loves horses and refers to them as her children, she also has four chickens and two cats. Her favourite hobby is napping. Harmony wants a man who is hardworking, good-looking and will spoil her.

Harmony.
Harmony.

Kate

Age:

28

Occupation:

Account Manager

Hometown:

Auckland

Kate has a degree in Fine Arts, loves her job at a popular Kiwi woman's magazine, as well as skiing and tennis. Her dream man will be tall, successful, handsome and strong-minded.

Kate.
Kate.

Lara

Age:

27

Occupation:

Marketing Manager

Hometown:

Tauranga

Lara loves adventure, sports and cooking and her guilty pleasure is red wine. She prefers a man who doesn't make her make all the decisions - she also hates scary movies.

Lara.
Lara.

Lindsey

Age:

32

Occupation:

Doctor

Hometown:

Auckland

Lindsey loves running, yoga, travel and foreign languages, she also wants to become an obstetrician/gynaecologist. Her dream guy is chivalrous, sincere and loyal, who will become her best friend.

Lindsey.
Lindsey.

Metz

Age:

28

Occupation:

Administrator

Hometown:

auckland

Metz is an aspiring actress and loves doing cultural dancing. She also once won the title of Miss Samoa NZ. Her ideal man is hardworking, funny, loyal, caring and loving.

Metz.
Metz.

Naz

Age:

25

Occupation:

Landscaper

Hometown:

Hamilton and Iran

Naz says she is very competitive, loves hunting, fishing and spending time with her family. Her dream guy loves keeping fit and has a great sense of humour.

Naz.
Naz.

Nicole

Age:

24

Occupation:

Veterinarian

Hometown:

Hamilton

Nicole likes adventure, travel, sports, the outdoors and bingeing on a good TV series. She is looking for someone who she can share experiences with, a man who's a bit cheeky and has a real zest for life.

Nicole.
Nicole.

Rebecca

Age:

33

Occupation:

Retirement Village Attendant

Hometown:

Pukekohe

Rebecca fosters pets for the SPCA, enjoys country music and has a generous vinyl collection. She wants a man who's a little bit quirky, who enjoys watching films and TV.

Rebecca.
Rebecca.

Sarah

Age:

30

Occupation:

Hairdresser

Hometown:

Christchurch

Sarah has an interest in art, design, fashion and music and says she believes in true love. Sarah says she is also very accident-prone. Her dream man is down-to-earth, humble and funny.

Sarah.
Sarah.

Shari

Age:

24

Occupation:

Early Childhood Teacher

Hometown:

Paraparaumu

Shari says her favourite book is 50 Shades of Grey and loves most music, except for metal. She's looking for someone who has a kind soul and knows how to look after himself.

Shari.
Shari.

Storm

Age:

24

Occupation:

Travel Consultant

Hometown:

Fairlie

Storm loves to read, cook, watch films and play tennis and board games, but she hates bananas. Her dream man is warm, genuine, loving, funny and outgoing.

Storm.
Storm.

- nzherald.co.nz