On July 29, 2017 coronation night, Alanna Smith was crowned as Miss Cook Islands 2017! She hails from Titikaveka, Cook Islands. She will now officially represent Cook Islands in the upcoming Miss World 2017 pageant. With many days of preparation, she was all set to be crowned as Miss World Cook Islands 2017 and succeeded Natalia Short as the new Miss World Cook Islands. Alanna is totally a water baby and was one of the early favorite for the title.
At the same event, Mona Taio was crowned as Miss Earth Cook Islands. She will now represent Cook Islands at Miss Earth 2017 which will be in Philippines. While, Silas Tuaputa was crowned as Miss International Cook Islands and will be competing at Miss International 2017 in Japan.
Miss World Cook Islands 2017: Alanna Smith
1st Runner Up: Mona Taio (Miss Earth Cook Islands 2017)
2nd Runner Up: Silas Tuaputa (Miss International Cook Islands 2017)
Social Media People’s Choice – Alanna Smith
Miss Congeniality Contestants Choice – Teivanui Maui
Miss Photogenic – Georgia Short
Traditional Wear – Alanna Smith
Best in Swimwear – Alanna Smith
Pareu Wear – Alanna Smith
Miss Talent – Mona Taio
Rakei Wearable Arts – Silas Tuaputa
Pageant Interview – Alanna Smith
Te Reo Korero – Silas Tuaputa
Muumuu Gown – Heleina Strickland
Cook Islands has never won Miss World crown before. However, last year Natalia Short won the Sports challenge managed to secure a Top 20 spot. She was also in the Top 12 of Talent Round at Miss World 2016. This year Alanna will try her best to grab the first ever crown of Miss World for Cook Islands. Do you think it’s possible? Do share your views in the comment section.