Janelle Nicholas-Wright, a 25-year old beauty who loves travelling, has been hailed the new Miss Earth New Zealand. The first runner up is Brooke Craig while the second runner up is Hollie Peterson. Janelle will represent New Zealand at the Miss Earth 2016 pageant.
During the national pageant, Janelle won Most Photogenic, Best in Q&A, and Best in Talent. She studying Linguistics and Psychology at the University of Auckland and she aims to specialize in Speech Pathology. She enjoys ballet and jazz and is an active player of indoor netball.