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Christina Fa'afili, Miss Samoa New Zealand 2009 (4th of 6)

Christina Fa'afili, Miss Samoa New Zealand 2009

In New Zealand various Pacific communities have their own beauty contests. This is the winner of Miss Samoa New Zealand 2009, Christina Fa'afili. She is photographed in the dress she wore for the traditional-wear section of the competition.

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Beauty contests - Beauty contests, 1960s to the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/node/223437 (accessed 17 June 2019)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 23 Dec 2015