Samantha Hayes is engaged and the wedding is on the way.
The Newshub the presenter shared her news on Monday, revealing her partner Jeroen “Jay” Blaauw who proposed just before Christmas.
The couple welcomed their little son Marlow River Blaauw in September 2019.
In a statement Monday, Hayes said Blaauw asked her to marry him on Dec. 22.
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“I was wearing rubber boots,” she said.
“Jay and I met by chance in Brazil six years ago. Life would have been completely different had the 6’6 ”Dutchman not come into my life and made me a cup of tea in a hostel kitchen in Sao Paulo.
“I love him so much, and do it more and more every day when I see what an amazing dad Marlow is.”
The couple bonded out of love for adventure and travel Things in September they were grateful to have returned to the survey even when the borders were closed.
They climbed Wanaki, Hayes said.
“It was really nice to take out that mountaineering equipment again.
“At one point Jay wants to climb Mount Cook. I haven’t decided yet if I want to try to do it with it, because it’s really a technical climb and, as we all know, very dangerous. “