20 Dec 2014

Miss Samoa crowned Miss Pacific Islands

8:30 am on 20 December 2014

Miss Samoa Latafale Auva'a has won the first Miss Pacific Islands Pageant in Apia.

Miss Samoa Latafale Auva'a

Miss Samoa Latafale Auva'a Photo: Supplied

The 20-year-old Law and Music University student from New Zealand also scooped the two main categories for the pageant, best talent and best interview.

Miss Cook Islands, Antonina Browne, was the first runner-up, Miss Fiji, Nanise Rainima, was second runner up, Miss American Samoa, Anneliese Sword was third runner up and Miss Papua New Guinea - Grace Nugi was fourth runner up.

Miss Nauru - Kauai Oppenheimer won the Miss Internet, Miss Fiji won Miss Photogenic, Miss Niue, Nina Nemaia was voted Miss Personality, and Miss American Samoa won the National Tourism Award.

Contestants in Miss Pacific Islands pageant

Contestants in Miss Pacific Islands pageant Photo: Autagavaia Tipi Autagavaia