In a shocking twist on last night's finale of The Bachelorette, Lesina decided to walk away from the show without choosing a winner.

Since the episode aired, outraged fans have taken to social media to express their disappointment at the anti-climactic end.

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In the final episode of the first season of The Bachelorette NZ, the doctor made the shock decision to not take anyone to the final rose ceremony, and instead walked away a single woman.

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"You know this was such a hard decision for me but I've decided I don't want to take anyone to the final rose," she told final contestant Aaron McNabb through tears.

Fellow bachelorette Lily McManus chose Wanaka-based clothing designer Richie Boyens
Fellow bachelorette Lily McManus chose Wanaka-based clothing designer Richie Boyens

"What I wanted out of this experience was to find my forever person, and if I hadn't found that I didn't want to pretend that I had."

While Lesina didn't find love on the reality TV show and is unavailable for interviews, fellow bachelorette Lily McManus chose Wanaka-based clothing designer Richie Boyens.

The Bachelorette NZ After the Final Rose/Reunion special airs tonight at 7.30pm on TVNZ 2.