Franklin lady Rebecca Parkinson creates a final cut for Miss Universe NZ competition

June 7, 2017 - miss universe

Rebecca Parkinson is competing to turn Miss Universe New Zealand.

Rebecca Parkinson is competing to turn Miss Universe New Zealand.

Glenbrook’s Rebecca Parkinson is in a using to be a subsequent  Miss Universe New Zealand. 

The University of Auckland student was one of 200 other women in New Zealand who purebred to be a partial of a 2017 Miss Universe New Zealand competition.

Parkinson, 20,  who studies a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Chinese and Japanese, hasn’t always had a enterprise to contest in pageant competitions, though final year a she decided she wanted to plea herself.  

“I only wanted to try something new that we haven’t attempted before.

“I also unequivocally suffer being in front of a cameras – like we suffer behaving and modelling . . . I suspicion by doing this, I’d be means to get out of my comfort section a small bit,” she said. 

She practical for a foe in Aug final year, and after most anticipation, Parkinson perceived a phone call from a organisers in March.

Out of a 200 hopefuls, only 50 were comparison to attend a ‘stiletto camp’ where they all took partial in modelling, dancing, make-up tutorials and media training. 

From there, 30 women were eliminated withdrawal only 20 – including Parkinson. 

Parkinson and a 19 other girls will shortly embankment a nation for a retreat to a sun, during an undisclosed plcae overseas, where they will poise for a camera during a bikini fire and promote a ‘minisode’. 

Parkinson pronounced this year’s Miss Universe New Zealand competition would different to prior years. 

One of a vital changes to a competition is removing absolved of the bikini show.

“It’s not only all about what we demeanour like. We attend in an entrepreneurial challenge,” pronounced Parkinson. 

Parkinson pronounced her Miss Universe experiences had been so good that she would be happy regardless of a competition’s outcome. 

The grand final will be live streamed on a Miss Universe New Zealand website on Aug 12.


 – Stuff

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