"This year there's probably not so many (girls) from Invercargill, but there is actually a girl from Te Awamutu," he said."Last year's bachelorettes have been tweeting about the house, saying 'I'm jealous, they've got a pool' so it's definitely different."Season one of the reality series received criticism online for casting it's bachelorettes "too young" unlike the US version of the reality series which almost always ends with an exotic destination marriage proposal.Mauger, who's several years older than his predecessor Green, has reassured the public he's definitely ready to "settle down"."I guess he is a bit older, yeah, but there's a real mix of girls this season.I loved all of the speculating in the paper, I'd look and think 'oh yeah, he'd make a good bachelor.'"As for whether or not viewers can expect to see Mauger completing his early morning push-ups beach front? I'd say, more of a 'bloke's bloke' I'd say he's a bit more rural.Whereas Art, Art is more of a metrosexual," said Puru."That's what Art is about, he'd try wake me up in the morning to go do burpees.From 1995 until 2015, Puru was one of the Radio DJs for the New Zealand radio station The Edge.In October 2012, he became one of the inaugural TV presenters on New Zealand's first, but short-lived Yesshop home shopping channel.
This year, 32-year-old director's assistant Jordan Mauger will be the man in charge of the single-stemmed red roses, appointed with the task of sifting out 'the one' among a sea of local bachelorettes, some more compatible than others.Wikipedia is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., a non-profit organization.Mike Puru is shifting from the shopping channel to primetime.During his final year at St Peter's College, Puru became head boy, and then left to pursue his career in radio and television by attending NZ Broadcasting School.
He later moved to Hamilton for seven years and then to Auckland.
We've got some internationals, I can't tell you where they're from just yet though," said Puru.