Hamilton alloy courts Miss Universe crown
July 19, 2017 - miss universe
“Recovering Aucklander” alloy Sarah Hensby-Bennett fell in adore with Hamilton and Waikato Hospital in 2016 during an internship.
A Hamilton alloy is trading her Shortland Street lanyard for a span of stilettos to strive for a pretension of Miss Universe New Zealand.
The switch might seem strange, but Sarah Hensby-Bennett’s passions go hand-in-hand.
The 28-year-old works on a mental health sentinel during Waikato Hospital and contentment has always been her niche.
She wanted to heal cancer when she graduated high school; now she wants a crown.
“The categorical reason we would adore to turn Miss Universe is to use a position as a approach to speak to immature people about health,” Hensby-Bennett said.
She took adult a scholarship grade and researched tumours, though it wasn’t until she met a cancer survivor that she realised she was during a wrong finish of science.
Calling herself a “recovered Aucklander”, Hensby-Bennett pronounced she fell in adore with a sanatorium and Hamilton after interning there in 2016.
This is her initial time holding partial in a Miss Universe pageant.
“I’m a cancer scientist and a doctor. I’m totally out of my abyss with this,” she said.
Miss Universe New Zealand is a country’s inhabitant beauty pageant which feeds into a international Miss Universe competition.
In 2012, Miss Universe NZ was the initial to remove the bikini march from their live show.
Hensby-Bennett pronounced a abolishment was a step towards promoting physique confidence.
“It shows that New Zealand is heading a approach in changing a face of what a beauty foe is.
“The judges have a good grasp of what beauty is… pleasing is all a approach through.”
She also pronounced a contestants weren’t told to remove or benefit weight, though were given information on how to eat healthy.
In May it was announced Hensby-Bennett done a Top 20. Alongside her is an engineer, lawyer, pilot and a neuroscientist.
“As a small lady we watched Miss Universe and Disney princesses and as we went by high propagandize we was done to feel we had to select one or a other, and we unequivocally didn’t like that.
“You can be a alloy and still be meddlesome in round gowns,” she said.
Hensby-Bennett earnings from a Miss Universe week-long shelter in Thailand on Thursday.
The Miss Universe New Zealand Grand Final will be streamed live from Skycity Auckland on Aug 12.
For some-more information, visit: www.nextmissnz.com