The Miss Universe New Zealand farce Sums it up nicely.
New ads With the next Miss New Zealand pageant around the corner, it was time to update the ads. The old ones with Katie Taylor still worked conceptually, although the new Priyani Puketapu ones had to be created from scratch with (nearly) the same typefaces.
More Ria This time, Angela Scott returns to photograph Miss Universe New Zealand 2010, Ria van Dyke. She’s off to Las Vegas in nine days. The countdown begins.
Cover girl There’s a reason I picked the above to put on the cover of Lucire’s web edition. It’s one of the best pics I’ve seen of Ria.
More Ria Neil Gussey, the noted fashion photographer, has made Miss Universe New Zealand 2010, Ria van Dyke, his latest subject. There are some great pics at the Lucire site today, as well as on the ofﬁcial Miss Universe New Zealand site and Facebook page.
Will Ria van Dyke be the next Miss Universe? Ria would be the most popular Miss Universe New Zealand this century, by my reckoning. In line with the title, she’s nearly universally loved—we’ve seen positive comments from a global audience on our website, many saying that New Zealand has a real contender this year at Miss Universe.