Miss World New Zealand 2016 : Info

Miss World New Zealand 2016 was held on June 4’ 2016. Miss World New Zealand 2016 finale concluded with the crowning of Karla de Beer. Karla will now represent New Zealand at the Miss World 2016 pageant. Jessica Tyson finished as the first runner-up, whilst Cosmiana Brown finished as the second runner-up.

This year, a total of 14 finalists were shortlisted to compete for the coveted title of Miss World New Zealand 2016. The 14 gorgeous contestants were - 

Abby Sturgin

Arina Khvorostoukhina

Kenessie Grieve

Kristy Toy

Cosmiana Brown

Valentine Fernandes

Jessica Tyson

Lauren Snell

Crystal Sisavath

Janel Nieuwenhuizen

Karla de Beer

Zhane Seymour

Ariel Pearse

Chantel Kennedy

Miss World New Zealand is an annual national beauty pageant held in New Zealand to select representatives for Miss World, Miss International, Miss Grand International, Miss Intercontinental and Miss Tourism International.

Miss New Zealand pageant abides by the axiom of Beauty with a Mission. The concept of Beauty with a mission is the heart and essence of the pageant. Following the objective of the Miss World Organisation, Miss World New Zealand decided to emulate the same and introduced the concept of charity and aids as the core basis of the pageant.

The pageant reached its peak in the year 1980, when the event was televised on TVNZ. From the year 2005-2007 no national pageant was held, however in 2007 an Auckland community trust bought the franchise and the pageant was held to select the country's representative to Miss World 2008 held in May 2008.

The outgoing Queens of Miss World New Zealand are –  Deborah Lambie (winner) Miss World New Zealand 2015 who represented New Zealand at the Miss World 2015 pageant, Deborah Lambie also won the 'Sportswoman of the Year' special award.

Hayley Robinson (first runner-up) Miss International New Zealand 2015 who represented NZ at the Miss International 2015 pageant.

Te Rua Wallace (second runner-up).

Georgette Jackson Miss Grand International NZ 2015


Miss World New Zealand 2016 Pageant