Miss Pacific Islands

Miss Pacific Islands in Auckland

She is currently in Auckland, New Zealand, in her role as cultural and tourism ambassador for PNG as well as for the Pacific region.

Miss Kariha is part of PNG’s Tourism Promotion Authority’s (TPA) team and is accompanied by six tour operators to showcase PNG in one of the largest regional cultural expos organised by the South Pacific Tourism Office (SPTO) based in Fiji.

The Auckland show is one of the most important travel events for marketers wishing to reach consumers and travel agents.

Miss Pacific Islands launches sustainable tourism campaign on social media

“Sustainable tourism for me is about preserving and sharing our unique South Pacific islands and cultures with the world. It’s about being responsible as hosts and visitors to our beautiful yet fragile island ecosystems” says Miss Dunn, who is working with SPTO to promote the International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development.

Collaboration needed among Pacific countries to address climate change

The 19 year old spoke with Loop Samoa about her aspirations as a young leader for her country in pushing for better climate change resilience, and also promoting  effort in preserving and taking better care of their environment.

“Our Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA is a well grouped organization that seeks to protect and preserve American Samoa’s lands. Through various programs we have managed to help preserve some of our key areas by just basically adopting land and then making it our responsibility to look after them,” she said.

Havora treasures her reign as Miss Pacific Islands 2015

Havora is a 25 year old medical student of Papua New Guinea.

“It’s been great, I got to travel and represent not only my country Papua New Guinea in regional and even global conferences,but the Pacific as a whole by being an ambassador for many things from Climate Change resilience to raising awareness on proper health care,” she said.

At the end of the week, Havora will crown the new face and ambassador for Pacific island countries.

Havora believes being crowned Miss Pacific Islands isn’t about having a beautiful face or charismatic behavior.

Miss PNG running 3rd in Islands Pagaent

Miss Havora is running third on 4194 votes since 8am today behind Miss Tonga Brittne Mahealani Tupouvakatapule Fuimaono on 4539 votes.

Leading the tally is Miss American Samoa Suluga Talofaali’i Taliau on 4686 votes.

Currently in fourth place is Miss Samoa Ariana Phillipa Taufao on 3429 votes followed by Miss Solomon Islands Deanne Ngina Enoch on 2599, Miss Fiji Zaira Begg on 2430 and trailing is Miss Cook Islands Felicia George on 2268 votes.

Voting is done via Miss Pacific Islands Facebook page and the public throughout the Pacific Islands is encouraged to vote.