Jordan Mauger makes waves with Bachelorette snap

After a week in which he faced intense scrutiny following his short-lived romance with Fleur Verhoeven, the star of The Bachelor NZ has made waves on social media once again with a party pic from the weekend.

Jordan Mauger has re-emerged on Instagram after news broke that he had ended his relationship with the winner of the reality TV show.

And one of the other Bachelorettes appears to take a starring role in the social media post.

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In a photo Mauger shared from a whiskey-soaked gathering on Saturday night, fans couldn't help but notice that one of the party guests looked remarkably like third-placed Bachelorette Erin Higgins.

It led to an explosion of comments online.

Whisk me away #whiskeyclub #denverandliely

A photo posted by Jordan Mauger (@jordypordypuddingpie) on

Higgins had said on the Women Tell All TV special following the Bachelor NZ finale that she would like to have a whiskey with Mauger sometime.

Meanwhile, unlucky-in-love Verhoeven wasn't letting the events of the past week get her down, sharing a snap to her own Instagram page, with drink in hand, wishing her fans "a good Saturday night".

Have a good Saturday night everyone!

A photo posted by Fleur Verhoeven (@life_as_fleur) on

And it looks like it was a big weekend for the other Bachelor NZ finalist, Naz Khanjani, who spent another Saturday night partying at Ponsonby's Longroom.

Partying with my girl last night @nazanin.khanjani wearing a dress from my brand @tahira_collection

A photo posted by Claudia Conaglen (@claudiaconaglen) on

Mauger, Verhoeven and Khanjani all dominated headlines last week as the fallout from the TV3 show unfolded.

The week concluded with Verhoeven issuing a statement defending Mauger, saying she felt "physically ill" over threats made to the Bachelor and his family.

"Can we for one moment step back and think, maybe the way Jordan has been portrayed over the last few days isn't completely accurate. Maybe what we see and hear isn't always 100 per cent true?!" she said.

"During the weeks after the show both Jordan and I noticed a change between the two of us and although I hoped that this was part of the process and something we could work through, Jordan told me in a very respectful way that he believed it was fair to go our separate ways because I deserved someone who could give himself to me 100 per cent."

- NZ Herald

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