Magdalena Elizabeth Schoeman, a 18-year old beauty therapist from Christchurch, was crowned Miss World New Zealand during an event held at the Dorothy Winstone Centre on April 25th.
Magdalena, who also works as a model, stands 1.73 m tall, and will represent the country at the Miss World 2009 pageant in Johannesburg, South Africa, December 13th. Complete results:
MAGDALENA SCHOEMAN, Miss World New Zealand 2009, will represent NZ at Miss World finals in Johannesburg, South Africa.
1st Runner Up: NATALIE SANGSTER, will represent New Zealand at Miss Tourism Queen International 2009 finals in Zhengzhou, China.
2nd Runner Up; KYLA HEI HEI, will represent NZ at Miss Leisure World 2009 competition in Changchun, China
3rd Runner Up: LEILANI MARSTERS, will represent NZ at Miss International Model of the Year 2009 finals in Seoul, Korea
4th Runner Up: HANNAH MATTHEWS, will represent NZ at Miss Global Beauty Queen 2009 finals in Harbin, China
Fast Track Winners or the 8 Finalists:
Hannah Matthews - Beach Beauty
Kyla Hei Hei - Best in Talent
Leilani Marsters - Top Model
Jannat Kaur - Beauty with a Purpose
Magdalena Schoeman - Miss Photogenic
Hannah Matthews - Best in Production Number
Malorie Cooney - Miss Personality
Hazel Kidiwala - Miss Friendship
Sunobha Nair - Pepole's Choice
Kyla Hei Hei - Best National Costume
Magdalena Schoeman - Best Evening Gown