Miss Pacific Islands Pageant PNG

MPIP PNG gets strategic

And an area to be specific on is the height, which should be 163 cm or over.

This was revealed by Chairperson Molly O’Rourke.

She said this is to meet the level of pageant in the region which has changed dramatically.

“We want to give every girl an opportunity. But the level of pageant in the region has changed. So we really need to get someone that is over 163.

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She and five other contestants of Miss Pacific Islands Pageant PNG today visited the Buk Bilong Pikinini at Tatana Village, Port Moresby.

The visit is part of the pageant’s one week program leading to the crowning ball this Saturday (Nov 11).

Twain says the whole week has been very busy and exciting.

Most part of it was meeting with locals.

Local firm stands behind MPIP contestant

After Dark Fashions has thrown its support behind 26-year-old Rachael Ezekiel from Markham, Morobe Province.

Ms Ezekiel, who has a business degree in accounting and management, is now a Graduate Management Trainee with a Port Moresby-based company.

The After Dark Fashions is a 100 percent PNG owned company.

The firm is owned by Kathleen Ipi Johnson and her family. It provides corporate and school uniforms and a wide range of apparel, including promotional merchandise.

Contestants complete public speaking training

The training, conducted by PNG Toastmaster’s Division Director, Monica Toisenegila, and Vice President Education of Komuniti Toastmasters Club, Okera Amini, will help prepare the contestants for Pageant Week next month.

During presentation of certificates on Sunday (8 October), Ms Toisenegila said the tailor-made training was titled ‘The Speechcraft’.

MPIP PNG highlights achievements

Deputy chairperson, Emma Waiwai, highlighted two main achievements of the year during the launch of the pageant for 2017 on Tuesday.

“One, we supported 41 girls at various tertiary institutions around the country. Two, we started our discussions with Melanesian Trustees Services Limited for an office space which is now a reality,” she said.

For far too long, MPIP has had no permanent office space.

MPIP patron calls for more support

She says the pageant has done a lot, especially for young women in the country, through scholarship funding and shaping them to be cultural ambassadors. 

Meet the new Miss PNG!

She hails from Ialibu, Southern Highlands Province, and Chimbu.

The 23-year-old is a final year Political Science student from the University of PNG.

She was among a total of six contestants vying for the Miss PNG title to represent the country in the regional pageant in Samoa.

The six contestants were judged in the sarong category and talent category last night, both of which Limbiye won.

Limbiye was awarded the best sarong, the best talent, people’s choice and Miss National Tourism Award, a title that comes automatically with being Miss PNG.

PNG determined to bring back regional crown this year

This motivation began with current Miss PNG Abigail Havora, winning the crown and title as Miss Pacific Islands last year. 

Miss PNG Pageant visit Buk Bilong Pikinini library

As a charity organisation, the visitation is a show of support for non-government organisations. 

Proud mother thanks God for opportunity

For Joela Leke, Pacific Balance Fund fulfilled her wish when it decided to sponsor her daughter’s participation in the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant PNG. 19-year-old Melody Leke successfully secured a sponsorship with PBF.

It may seem less significant to some eyes, but Joela was lost for words during the official announcing of Miss Pacific Balance Fund 2016.

“This is something special for me,” she said.

“This is Melody’s dream and thank God, the door has opened.”