Story: Beauty contests

Miss New Zealand contestants, Nelson, 1970 (2nd of 4)

Miss New Zealand contestants, Nelson, 1970

Miss New Zealand finalists of 1970, all of whom had won regional contests, pose for the camera in Nelson's Trafalgar Square. At this time the finalists toured New Zealand for three months promoting the contest and raising funds for charity before the big night when Miss New Zealand was chosen.

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Nelson Provincial Museum, Nelson Photo News Collection
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Photograph by Barry Simpson

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Beauty contests - Beauty contests, 1960s to the 2000s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 20 June 2024)

Story by Kerryn Pollock, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Dec 2015