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And while she'd never declared that she was lonely or wanted to find someone, Hannah sensed she'd like to be in a relationship.
Most single males would consider the idea of chatting to a guaranteed captive audience of 40 women over two hours a good Saturday night, she said.It was not about trying to tie down the person you would marry, she said."It breaks up the whole eat, sleep, work, repeat, daily grind workers around here do."It's good to have something different to look forward to."Though the speed dating night was being run by young farmers, it did not mean it was solely for those who worked on the land, Clucas said."A couple of us went up to Christchurch last weekend and we got a few Irish lads signed up."One of the girls was telling them about it and they got out their wallets and handed over the cash straight away." Statistics from 2015 showed the influx of male tradies into Christchurch for the rebuild meant there were nine men for every ten women – the highest ratio in any New Zealand city.Clucas said she was not afraid to capitalise on those figures and draw more of them an hour down the road if she had to."I think it's a modern way to meet people," he says."Traditionally, you'd roll up to a bar, have a couple of drinks and take a chance.