Miss New Zealand Georgia Waddington during her visit to Rarotonga last month. SUPPLIED / 23082510, 23082511, 23082512, 23082513
Newly crowned Miss New Zealand Georgia Waddington is looking forward to returning to Rarotonga.
22 was in Rarotonga late last month with her partner Jackson where they stayed
for five days, as special guests at businessman and Cook Islander Mike
Pero’s Tukaka Ocean View, Matavera property.
had said he knew the social media influencer and content creator since she was
a young child.
his companies in Christchurch sponsored Waddington in the lead-up to the Miss
New Zealand event.
told Cook Islands News: “I visited some amazing places during my stay, I loved the
dining experiences at Maire Nui Gardens for lunch, dinner at Pacific Resort
Rarotonga and also the Te Vara Nui over-water night show! “
said she loved the beautiful weather, delicious food and the local people.
my first visit to Rarotonga, but it definitely won’t be my last! I absolutely
loved spending time on the beautiful island.
fondest memory was exploring the island and making friends with the locals. I
can’t wait to come back.”
crowned Miss New Zealand on June 17.
to Star News, Waddington was hesitant about entering the Miss New Zealand
contest as she had never done anything like it.
heard about it after she was tagged in a social media post looking for
contestants, she had a long chat with the pageant director and decided to
the title came as a shock to her.
awards for Top Model, Social Media Queen, and Best in Swimwear, Best in Evening
Wear, Miss Fitness and Charity Queen at the pageant, held in Auckland.
former Rangi Ruru Girls’ School student is dedicated to her ambassadorial work
for I Am Hope and Brave NZ.
to represent New Zealand at the Miss International 2023 Pageant in Japan in
October, where she is expected to wear a custom-made New Zealand national
costume and gown.