30. Mark Harrison,

34

Party guy and social media king. One of the best-connected people in town.

29. Nick Honeyman,

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28

Executive chef at Dallow's restaurant, Sale St.

28. Nick Ward,

30

Writer, television director and producer.

27. George Frazis,

45

Former Wharton graduate and CEO of Westpac who was criticised this week for his whopping salary - $5.59 million a year, making him New Zealand's highest-paid executive. He survived Cyclone Tracy in Darwin aged nine and came to the aid of Christchurch quake victims this year donating $1million from his bank to the Westpac Canterbury Care Fund.

26. Shaun Johnson,

20

Vodafone Junior Warriors halfback.

25. Tim Phin,

33

Publisher

Remix

magazine, event organiser, DJ and George FM show host.

24. Alex Campbell,

35

Senior associate at Simpson Grierson specialising in corporate law and mergers and acquisitions. Recently single but not expected to be off the market for long.

23. Peter Parussini,

48

He invented mascot Captain Hurricane at the Manutahi pub in Taranaki when he did PR for the rugby union. He's also been a newspaper hack and a university lecturer in Washington. Now he's TVNZ's head of corporate affairs and a part-time rugby referee. With his dashing Chinese/Italian heritage, this married father of two is the George Clooney of TVNZ.

22. Richie Barnett,

39

Former rugby league star and television presenter. One of the nicest guys in sport.

21. Mark Binns,

55

He's the man sent to save Christchurch. The CEO of Fletcher Construction lives in Parnell with his lawyer wife Louise and their three children. When he isn't thinking building and infrastructure he likes to run marathons and catch snapper in the harbour.

20. Dane Rumble,

28

Pop star and jewellery designer.

19. Tim Murphy,

46

NZ Herald

editor and father of five, including identical twins boys born last month.

18. Mark Jennings,

55

He grew up in Dunedin and is one of the best-respected journos in the country. Before moving to TV3, where he has been the long-standing director of news, Jennings worked at various television networks in Oz. He's married to Margarete and has two kids. Colleagues describe this silver fox as "a total professional", "considered", "very private" and "intense, sexy and a bit of a lone-wolf type". We just love his infectious giggle.

17. Arthur Meek,

28

Formerly Mr Sam Hayes, this screenwriter and actor scooped the field at last year's Chapman Tripp Theatre Awards. Has just been awarded the Summer Residency at the Michael King Writers' Centre.

16. Ajay Sharma,

36

Director of Digital Mobile who drives a Porsche and lives in Herne Bay with his pooch. Has been romantically linked to Sally Ridge.

15. Gary Davey,

42

Police inspector who was at the forefront of last year's Aisling Symes investigation.

14. Jesse Mulligan,

35

Comedian and More FM breakfast co-host.

13. Michael Goudie,

25

Former motorsport champion now Albany Ward councillor who brings a sizzling sex factor to the Supercity

12. Te Kohe Tuhaka,

27

Actor, chef and father-of-one, also known as the hot stud on Faye Smythe's arm.

11. Corney Swanepoel,

24

South African-born butterfly swimmer on the New Zealand Olympic team. One of the few guys who can make budgie smugglers look good.

10. Jeremy Wells,

33

Father-of-one broadcasting star with extensive interests from cricket to satire, ornithology and classical music. Currently touring with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra in Europe making a doco for Prime.

9. Karn Hall,

31

Model, TV presenter, DJ with his own radio show on George FM.

8. Mark Wallbank,

41

Co-owner of Ponsonby Road Bistro and Rocco and one of Auckland's most debonair men. Lives in French Bay with his partner Max Currie, a storyliner on

Shortland St

.

7. Jared Turner,

32

Actor who's featured on

Go Girls

,

30 Days of Night

,

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

and TV3's new breakout drama

The Almighty Johnsons

.

6. Josh Emett,

37

Hamilton-born Michelin-star chef on the next series of

MasterChef

who counts Gordon Ramsay and Marcus Wareing as colleagues. Runs Ramsay's Maze restaurants in Melbourne.

5. Kieran Price,

22

Red 11 model with an interest in landscape design.

4. Anthony Boric,

27

All Black hottie from good Croatian stock.

3. Phillipp Spahn,

26

German-born aspiring actor, model and owner of Ludus Magnus, a gladiator-style gym in the city.

2. Berridge Spencer,

40

Financial trader and heir. Lives a private life overseas but travels home to the North Shore regularly. Keen sailor, viticulturalist, helicopter pilot and history buff who holds a PhD in economics. A true gentleman, full of integrity and a loyal, compassionate friend.

1. Jacob Jaffurs,

23

Part-time model and full-time Uni student in his final year at Auckland Medical School. He can take our pulse any time.