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Old 09-11-2003, 06:49 PM
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Miss Papua New Guinea Charity Quest 2003

Miss Cythia Vaka Asi - Miss MRDC - is the new Miss PNG Red Cross for 2003 and the Charity Queen for 2003. The 22 year old from Central province was also the winner of the Miss Traditional 2003.

This year's Miss PNG Red Cross quest made significant breathrough last Saturday Night in the 30 years life in the quest's existence by seeing a total of nearly half a million kina raised from the event.

The announced total was K458,000 from the monies raised by each contestants through their fundraising activities. However, this could go up to a half a million kina as some organisations are expected to tip in more money.

The event for the first time was held at the RH Hypermart Grand Palace which was officially opened only this year - and with a total of over 500 guests in attendance.

The night was well derserving and it was serious business when King Elvis Presley Impersonator showed up and started to rock and roll. Everyone laughed, clapped, danced and sang along to the tunes of the King.

There were nine entrants to this year's Miss PNG quest and they all proudly contributed to supporting the cuase of Red Cross Society in PNG.


Contestants:

1. Miss NCD/CENTRAL 2003
  • Name: Christine Oa
  • Sponsor - PNG Red Cross Society NCD/Central Branch
  • Age - 19 years
  • Home Province - Central & West Papua
  • Occupation - Trainee Bank Clerk
2. Miss Warehouse Nite Club 2003
  • Name: Baia Kidu
  • Sponsor - Warehouse Nite Club
  • Age - 19 years
  • Home Province - Central Province
  • Occupation - Secretary
3. Miss RH Hypermarket
  • Name: Sibona Bogahenao
  • Sponsor - RH Hypermarket
  • Age - 23 years
  • Home Province - Central Province
  • Occupation - Account Supervisor
4. Miss Vanimo Beach Resort 2003
  • Name: Jennifer Joku Sourang
  • Sponsor - Vanimo Beach Resort
  • Home Province - West Papua & Manus
  • Occupation - Teacher
5. Miss MRDC 2003
  • Name: Cynthia Vaka Asi
  • Sponsor - Mineral Resource Development Company
  • Age: 22 years
  • Home Province - Central (Rigo)
  • Occupation - Personal Assistant
6. Miss Skala/Evoluxe 2003
  • Name: Alice Solomon
  • Sponsor - PNG Red Cross Society NCD/Central Branch
  • Age - 22 years
  • Home Province - Chimbu
  • Occupation - Student
7. Miss Highway Automotive 2003
  • Name: Mary Efi
  • Sponsor - Highway Automotive
  • Age - 23 years
  • Home Province - Central Province
  • Occupation - Debtors Clerk
8. Miss Milne Bay 2003
  • Name: Helen Stevens
  • Sponsor - PNG Red Cross Society, Milne Bay Branch
  • Age - 20 years
  • Home Province - Milne Bay
  • Occupation - Receptionist
9. Miss Price Waterhouse Coopers 2003
  • Name: Stella Lamboku
  • Sponsor - Price Waterhouse Coopers 2003
  • Age - 23 year
  • Home Province - Central & West New Britain
  • Occupation - Receptionist
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Old 09-11-2003, 06:58 PM
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Miss PNG Red Cross 2003 - This years winner is Miss MRDC Cynthia Asi
Prizes - Major Categories -
  • Return trip for 2 to Brisbane - Qantas Airways
  • Weekend accommodation for 2 in Brisbane - MRO/Holiday Inn
  • K500 Spending Money - Elizabeth Zarb
  • K500 Furniture Voucher - Courts PNG
  • K250 Clothing Voucher - Tramps
  • Mobile Phone - Natelco
  • Electrical Item - Brian Bell & Co
  • Perpetual Cape - Kokoda Tailoring
  • Crown - MRO
  • Brooch - MRO
  • Trophy - Sign Tech Advertising
  • Sash - Sign Tech Advertising
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Old 09-11-2003, 07:09 PM
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Miss PNG Red Cross
1st Runner up 2003 - Miss Milne Bay - Helen Stevens
  • Washing Machine - Arnotts Biscuits
  • K250 Spending Money - Color Craft Aus
  • Mobile Phone - Natleco
  • Electrical Item - Brian Bell & Co
  • Trophy - Sign Tech Advertising
  • Sash - Sign Tech Advertising
  • K250 Jewellery Voucher - MRO

Miss PNG Red Cross 2nd Runner Up - 2003 - Miss Skala / Evoluxe - Alice Solomon
  • Weekender for 2 at Coral Sea Hotel (Accommodation only)
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  • Mobile Phone - Natelco
  • K250 Spending Money - Colour Craft Aus
  • K250 Jewellery Voucher - MRO
  • Electrical Item - Brian Bell & Co
  • Trophy - Sign Tech Advertising
  • Sash - Sign Tech Advertising
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Miss PNG Red Cross CharityQueen 2003 - was Miss MRDC - Cynthia Asi. Miss Asi raised a winning total of K158,000 to take the Charity Queen Crown. Her other prices includes:

Prizes:
  • Toyota Corolla Sedan - Ela Motors
  • K500 Fruniture Voucher - Courts PNG
  • K200 Fuel Voucher - BP PNG
  • K250 Spending Money - Elizabeth Zarb
  • Perpetual Cape - Kokoda Tailoring
  • Crown - MRO
  • Brooch - MRO
  • Trophy - Sign Tech Advertising
  • Sash - Sign Tech Advertising
  • Mobile Phone - Proscan


Miss PNG Red Cross Charity Queen 2003 First Runner-Up was Miss RH Hypermarket Sibona Bogahenao who raised K101, 255.02 and the Second Runner Up was Miss Price Waterhouse Coopers, Stella Lamboku with a raised total of K77,400.76.


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Miss People's Choice - 2003 - Miss Milne Bay - Helen Stevens

Prize
  • Share Investment Portfolio Value of K2,000.00 - Kina Securities/Post Courier
  • Trophy - Sign Tech Advertising
  • Sash - Sign Tech Advertising
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Miss Traditional - 2003 - Miss MRDC - Miss Cythia Vaka Asi

Prizes
  • Weekender for 2 at Coral Sea Hotels (Accommodation Only - Coral Sea Hotels
  • Mobile Phone - Proscan
  • K250 JewwlleryVoucher - MRO
  • Electrical Item - Brian Bell & Co
  • Giant Pillow - Pacific Foam
  • Trophy - Sign Tech Advertising
  • Sash - Sign Tech Advertising
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Miss Photogenic - 2003 - Miss Vanimo Beach Resort - Miss Jennifer Joku Sourang

Prizes
  • Weekends for 2 at Coral Sea Hotels (Accommodation Only - Coral Sea Hotels
  • Camera - Chin H Meen
  • K250 Jewellery Voucher - MRO
  • Electrical Item - Brian Bell & Co
  • Trophy - Sign Tech Advertising
  • Sash - Sign Tech Advertising
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Miss Friendship 2003 was awarded to Miss NCD/Central 2003 Miss Christine Oa

Prizes:
  • Weekender for two at CoralSea Hotels (Accommodation Only) - Coral Sea Hotels
  • K250 Fruniture Voucher - Courts PNG
  • K250 Jewellery Voucher - MRO
  • Electrical Item - Brian Bell & Co
  • Trophy - Sign Tech Advertising
  • Sash - Sign Tech Advertising

There were other titles as wells - this includes Miss Quest Sponsors Choice 2003 and was bagged by Miss Warehouse Nightclub, Miss Baia Kidu while the Miss Committee's Choice 2003 was awarded to Miss Highway Automotive, Mary Efi.
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Old 09-11-2003, 08:18 PM
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For more colourful photographs of the crowning at the RH Hypermarket, CLICK HERE:


For all other photographs taken on the night - CLICK HERE


For the entrants in traditional dress -CLICK HERE:
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RH Hypermart Grand Palace was packed with people attending the quest
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