Miss Heilala 2015 and Princess Angelika work on project to beautify Tonga

In the picture: Miss Heilala 2015 at the University of Auckland during NZT Business Investment Forum. Photo/NZKanivaPacificNews

Tonga’s Miss Heilala 2015/2016, Brittne Mahelani Tupou Vakataupule Fuimaono, said she was working with Princess Angelika Latufuipeka in a project to promote the preservation of Tongan historical sites and beautifying the kingdom.

The 21-year-old beauty queen did not go into details about what sort of project she was working on with the princess.

She said it was part of her promise to represent Tonga to the best of her abilities.

She said she was helped by her sponsor Paul Chapman to send education materials and medical supplies to Tonga.

This included sending medical equipment, including pillows and beds, she said.

Miss Fuimaono said she wanted to encourage young Tongan women to continue to follow their dream as she believed the heavenly father gave them opportunities they had to pursue.

She was in Auckland last week to attend the NZ Tongan Business Council investment forum held at the University of Auckland.

She said she was “full of excitement” and “super happy” when she was named as Tonga’s Miss Heilala 2015.

She said her experiences during the beauty competition showed her that being chosen out of 13 beauty competitors required a lot of hard work and technical skill.

Miss Fuimaono represented Miss Leiola and was crowned as Tonga’s new Miss Heilala on July 10 at the Heilala Pageant final held at the Queen Salote Memorial Hall.

Miss Fuimaono’s father is Samoan and her mother is Tongan.

The main points

  • Tonga’s Miss Heilala 2015/2016 Brittne Fuimaono is working with Princess Angelika
  • Latufuipeka in a project to promote the preservation of Tongan historical sites and beautifying the kingdom.
  • The 21-year-old beauty queen did not go into details about what sort of project she was working on, but said it was part of her promise to represent Tonga to the best of her abilities.
  • Miss Fuimaono said she wanted to encourage young Tongan women to continue to follow their dream.
  • She was in Auckland last week to attend the NZ Tongan Business Council investment forum held at the University of Auckland.

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