Miss Whangamata 2012 - Photo Gallery

SWEET SURPRISE: Miss Whangamata 2012 winner, Tyler Handcock, from Thames, is shocked to hear the judges announce her name.
SWEET SURPRISE: Miss Whangamata 2012 winner, Tyler Handcock, from Thames, is shocked to hear the judges announce her name.
UNDER GUARD: Surf lifeguard
Mitchell Jensen
escorts winner
Tyler Handcock
on stage.
UNDER GUARD: Surf lifeguard Mitchell Jensen escorts winner Tyler Handcock on stage.
NUMBERS UP: Miss
Whangamata
entrants wave
their numbers in
the air, from left,
Tahlia Kerridge,
Sarah Choat,
Jazmine Seales
and winner,
Tyler Handcock.
NUMBERS UP: Miss Whangamata entrants wave their numbers in the air, from left, Tahlia Kerridge, Sarah Choat, Jazmine Seales and winner, Tyler Handcock.
TOP TEEN: Miss Whangamata Teen 2012 winner, Madison White, from Te Aroha, accepts
her prize.
TOP TEEN: Miss Whangamata Teen 2012 winner, Madison White, from Te Aroha, accepts her prize.
CROWD FRIENDLY: Amylee Knight waves to the crowd as she competes in the 4-6-year age
group of Miss Whangamata.
CROWD FRIENDLY: Amylee Knight waves to the crowd as she competes in the 4-6-year age group of Miss Whangamata.

The sun shone brightly in Whangamata on Saturday as bikini-clad girls, aged from 4 to 18, strutted their stuff in the hope of being crowned Miss Whangamata 2012. Waikato Times deputy chief photographer Mark Taylor snapped some of the entrants.

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