Kōhanga clergyman Miss Universe New Zealand finalist | Māori …
May 29, 2017 - miss universe
Nineteen-year-old Harlem-Cruz Atarangi Ihaia entered this year’s Miss Universe New Zealand beauty manifestation to try and mangle a classify of immature Māori, she has now been named in a tip 20 finalists.
“When we initial started this my aim was to mangle stereotypes of immature Māori now with my tour we wish to mangle a stereotypes of a manifestation lady or Miss Universe New Zealand and some, during some of my events they tell me we have to dress adult and wear my tiara, I’m like no, who pronounced that we have to do that?”
She says she went there with a clever faith in her Māoritanga and if they didn’t like it, she would’ve left that foe since she unequivocally wanted to stay loyal to her Māori enlightenment via a whole thing, it’s something she says sets her detached from a other girls.
Born and bred in Kahungunu she was not one to wear makeup each day and travel around in high heels though has so distant enjoyed a manifestation experience.
She says she wants to be an instance of being gentle in your possess beauty, widen outlines are pleasing and this is me and we should be secure with a approach a possess physique looks.
She went to Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Ara Hōu in Napier and has a Bachelor of Arts in Māori Studies though now she has her sights set on a claiming a tiara.
“I’m winning this foe for us, and for my people and my nation and we’re not about being feign so we only wish to be a loyal New Zealander.”
She will take a theatre during a Sky City Theatre in Aug for a grand final where one lady will be crowned Miss Universe New Zealand.