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Samoa wins Miss South Pacific but not without controversy | Pacific Beat

Samoa wins Miss South Pacific but not without controversy

Samoa wins Miss South Pacific but not without controversy

Updated 11 December 2012, 9:41 AEDT

It's not just about beauty the organisers claim but there is a cultural and regional aspect to the Miss South Pacific competition.

Miss Samoa - 20 year old Janine Tuivaiti - cleaned up at the pageant.

Not only was she crowned Miss South Pacific, she also won best traditional wear , best talent and Miss Photogenic.

Presenter:Geraldine Coutts

Speaker:Monica Miller, journalist, American Samoa

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