Miss Cook Islands Koteka-Wiki places Top 30 in the World

By Tema Hemi
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Another Miss World contestant with māori heritage made top 30 in the world and was runner up for Miss Oceania. Her name is Reihana Koteka-Wiki. This year the Te Aupōuri descendant represent the Cook Islands.

One of 13 judges on the final night chooses Koteka wiki as the choice of the night. The 26-year-old  was also a finalist for Talent placing 7th overall

In a Facebook post, Koteka-Wiki acknowledged the support she received from her small Nation the Cook Islands.  

In the swimming sports challenge the former youth swimmer placed 3rd.

Koeta-Wiki also made top 18 for Beauty with a Purpose and was a finalist for dancers of the World. She got to showcase the unique traditional performance of the Cook Islands on the final night of competition.  

In a Facebook post, Koteka-Wiki acknowledged the support she received from the small nation the Cook Islands in the build-up to the finals.  

“I can’t express how grateful to everyone back home [Rarotonga] all the votes and support and all the love and messages”

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