Visit the South Island town with too many women

Every two years, single people from all over Otago converge on the small town of Middlemarch for the Singles’ Ball.

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Middlemarch’s Singles’ Ball was originally set up because there weren’t enough eligible females. Source: Seven Sharp

It’s Central Otago’s version of Tinder.

Orginally set up because Middlemarch had too many men, it appears the ball has been too successful.

Now, however, Middlemarch has too many women.

Julian Lee popped over to check on preparations for the ball this weekend.