10 Dec 2012

Miss Samoa takes title of Miss South Pacific

2:31 pm on 10 December 2012

Miss Samoa, who was born in New Zealand, was crowned as the new Miss South Pacific at the weekend at the conclusion of the 26th anniversary of the regional pageant hosted by American Samoa.

Twenty year old Janine Tuivaiti was up against nine other contestants from the region.

Ms Tuivaiti, who also won best traditional wear and best talent, is completing a law and arts degree in Auckland.