North Shore Times : February 7th 2014
Mates: Casey Radley, centre, with roommate and eventual winner Bea Rose Santiago on her right. Kiwi girl shows being yourself is a winner Tough competition: Bea Rose Santiago, of the Philippines, was crowned Miss International 2013.New Zealand’s Casey Radley, left, came third out of 68 countries. Casey Radley represented New Zealand in the Miss International 2013 pageant, held in Tokyo, Japan in December. She placed third out of 68 contestants. Being herself was key Crowned: Casey Radley with winner Bea Rose Santiago of the Philippines and second runner-up Nathalie den Dekker of the Netherlands. as ‘‘undercover’’ judges marked contestants while they attended traditional Japanese dance and tea ceremonies, the Torbay resident says. A 45-second speech she gave during the pageant conveyed her desire to rid New Zealand of inequality through education. Miss Radley won about NZD$8000, jewellery, a trophy and was also crowned Miss Friendship. Filipino Bea Rose Santiago, who was also Miss Radley’s roommate, won Miss International 2013. Daring: The Torbay resident wore a onepiece swimsuit, bucking the pageant trend. Question time: While wearing a green gown, Casey Radley answers questions. True blue: Another beautiful gown is modelled by Casey Radley during Miss International 2013.
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