Brides get to strut their stuff again

Last updated 05:00 24/03/2014
Southland Times photo

Winton Bride of the Year entrant Leesa Fowler, who was married in November, gets her wedding dress ready for tonight’s competition.

Relevant offers

In the South

Parasite found in fish in southern waters Cromwell show brings small-town Kiwi life in the sixties to the stage New Central Otago council sworn in Central Lakes Trust gives students a financial leg-up for studies Community collaborates to promote Maniototo as a wedding destination Michael Laws is in: Losing Otago Regional Council candidate 'gutted' to be denied vote recount Brianna's got that winning feeling Rural GP reflects on training reality check in Christchurch earthquake Central Otago landowners at a crossroads over water use Losing Otago Regional Council candidate to seek recount

The planning is done, the hall is decorated and the brides are ready.

Brides across Southland are preparing to walk down the aisle for a second time tonight after putting their dresses on one more time.

The 32nd Winton Bride of the Year competition will be held at the Winton Memorial Hall tonight.

One of the organisers Jill Taylor said 22 brides and 15 bridesmaids had entered the event, co-ordinated by Central Southland Provincial Rural Women.

Central Southland Provincial Rural Women committee member Lorna Anderson said the event began 30 years ago as a Winton festival catering for 18 brides.

The winner, decided by public vote, always tended to walk nicely, look comfortable and suited her dress, she said. The winner would receive two nights accommodation in a hotel in Queenstown.

The event will begin at 7.30pm and tickets cost $15 for adults and $5 for children under 15.

Ad Feedback

- The Southland Times


Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content