Last weekend Kylee Tan, 22, was crowned Miss Hamilton and will go on to compete for the title of Queen of the World New Zealand, following in a long line of beauties to represent the region.
Back in 1981, it was Raweyn Marcroft's turn and here she is after being crowned Miss Waikato, and getting a whopping big trophy.
She also won a trip to Australia, an evening gown, leather co-ordinates, shoes and cosmetics at the paegeant, which compered by Billy T James.
In 2002 Marcroft - who was married by then and took the name McLachlan - graduated from the New Zealand Police College in Porirua. She's currently serving in Raglan.