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Napier puts on a homecoming for Miss Universe New Zealand, Harlem-Cruz Atarangi Ihaia

Filed by Lucire staff/August 23, 2017/20.35

Jack Yan Mayor Bill Dalton, Meka Whaitiri, MP, and other dignitaries held a parade and pōhiri honouring the newly crowned Miss Universe New Zealand, Harlem-Cruz Atarangi Ihaia, in Napier on Wednesday morning.    The official functions, supported by the Napier City Council, Eastern Institute of Technology, Ngati Kahungunu Iwi Inc., and Te Kupenga Hauora Ahuriri, […]

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Harlem-Cruz Ihaia crowned Miss Universe New Zealand 2017

Filed by Lucire staff/August 12, 2017/14.04

Alan Raga Harlem-Cruz Ihaia was crowned Miss Universe New Zealand 2017 at Skycity Theatre before an international audience in 51 countries, including a national television audience watching live on Bravo TV in New Zealand and a stream right here at Lucire.    The 19-year-old bilingual kohanga reo teacher from Napier won both the Entrepreneurial Challenge, […]

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Tania Dawson crowned Miss Universe New Zealand 2016 in front of sold-out audience

Filed by Lucire staff/September 3, 2016/15.41

Alan Raga Above: The moment: Tania Dawson hears the news that she’s been working toward for most of 2016, that she is the new Miss Universe New Zealand. Centre: After the announcement, Samantha McClung crowns her successor, Tania Dawson, Miss Universe New Zealand 2016. Above: Second runner-up Larissa Allen (left) and runner-up Seresa Lapaz (right) […]

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Miss Universe New Zealand beauty secrets: how to look like a contestant

Filed by Bhavana Bhim/August 19, 2016/2.24

Alan Raga/ Above: Semifinalist Mia Hofsteede and finalists Seresa Lapaz and Elizabeth Lorimer with some of the products Miss Universe New Zealand contestants received. Have you ever wanted to embody the flair and confidence of a Miss Universe contestant? Well now you can as we have access to some of the beauty products given to […]

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Miss Universe New Zealand represented on inaugural Philippine Airlines flight from Auckland

Filed by Lucire staff/December 3, 2015/11.29

Jack Yan Top Miss Universe New Zealand 2015 second runner-up Gabrielle Manaloto, who was born in the Philippines, at Auckland Airport before boarding her flight on Philippine Airlines to Manila. Centre Gabrielle Manaloto with the captains of the Airbus A320. Above Gabrielle Manaloto and Miss Universe New Zealand CEO Nigel Godfrey. Miss Universe New Zealand […]

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Manuka Doctor ApiRefine Illusionist Rapid Lift Mask: getting the Miss Universe New Zealand contestants photo-ready

Filed by Lucire staff/August 24, 2015/2.39

This year’s Miss Universe New Zealand 2015 semifinalists received, in their goody bags, Manuka Doctor’s ApiRefine Illusionist Rapid Lift Mask, which the company equates to ‘an instant facelift in a jar’.    Already a well known New Zealand firm abroad, where it launched first, Manuka Doctor has won two awards for the mask, which features […]

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Ellen DeGeneres your most-searched celeb for 2014; Miss France 2015 article tops our chart

Filed by Lucire staff/December 29, 2014/8.17

David M. Benett/Getty Images Above Candice Swanepoel was the most-searched professional model in Lucire’s online news pages this year, coming in sixth. In 2012, Keira Knightley was the most searched-for celebrity in the news section of the Lucire website. In 2013, that honour went to HRH Princess Madeleine of Sweden, followed by Knightley and Penélope […]

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