Ria van Dyke was crowned Miss Universe New Zealand 2010 at the Finale held at Duxton Hotel in Wellington on Saturday. Miss van Dyke is 21 year old and holds a BA (Hons.) with distinction in psychology and sociology. She will now represent New Zealand at Miss Universe in Las Vegas, Nevada, on August 23.
>>> Miss Universe New Zealand 2010 Finale
The first runner-up was Danijela Unkovich
The second runner-up was Caren Freeman.
It’s interesting to note that Caren Freeman was the winner of Miss Auckland 2009 and Ria van Dyke was just a finalist. However, Ria van Dyke finally beat Caren to win the national title.
Miss Universe New Zealand 2010 Ria van Dyke