Friday, June 17, 2011
Miss Universe New Zealand 2009, Katie Taylor
The 2009 Miss Universe contestants.
Katie Taylor wins Miss Universe New Zealand 2009
Wellington, April 27 (JY&A Media) Aucklander Katie Taylor, 22, sponsored by Southern First National of Manurewa, won Miss Universe New Zealand 2009 at the Levin Events’ Centre on Saturday.
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Miss Taylor is a construction project manager and a qualified pilot.
She begins work today back in Auckland, replacing her ball gown and tiara with a reflective jacket and hard hat, in the lead-up to Miss Universe 2009 on August 23 at Paradise Island, the Bahamas.
This was her second attempt at the national title, having placed in the top five in 2007.