A 22-YEAR-OLD actress and model from North Shore was crowned the new Miss Earth New Zealand during the finals held Saturday, April 14 at the Waipuna Hotel & Conference Centre.
Jzayla Hughey bested 6 other candidates for the right to represent New Zealand at the 2018 Miss Earth pageant. She received the crown from last year’s winner Abby Sturgin.

“New Zealand is recognized as one of the Top 3 most beautiful countries in the world,” Hughey wrote on her Miss Earth NZ profile. “I would be absolutely proud to be an ambassador for New Zealand and promote how important it is to keep our country safe from environmental issues,”
Her elemental court included Rovelyn Milford (Miss Air), Mutiara Muroso (Miss Water), and Allaynah Hill (Miss Fire). Missosology.Org