22 Oct 2007

18 year old New Zealand Samoan wins Miss Samoa contest

11:15 am on 22 October 2007

The Samoan community in New Zealand is celebrating last night's win by their 18 year old contestant, Sherry Natalie Elekana, during the annual Miss Samoa competition.

She was the overall winner from the eight contestants including a contestant who was representing the Samoan community in Australia.

Ms Elekana will represent Samoa in the Miss South Pacific pageant to be held in Apia next month.