Did you know this ? New Zealand is one of only 12 countries to win two or more Miss Photogenic awards at the Miss Universe Pageant, won by Carole Robinson (1969) and Delyse Nottle (1980). The country has won the international pageant in 1983 with Lorraine Downes.
Official picture of Samantha McClung for the 2015 Miss Universe New Zealand Pageant
Miss Universe New Zealand 2015 Final Results
First runner-up : Hannah Henderson
Second runner-up : Gabrielle Manaloto
Third runner-up : Becky Hingston
Fourth runner-up : Jordarn Ratu
Who is Samantha McClung ?
She appeared in New Zealand's Next Top Model in 2011. She was born in Christchurch but grew up in the Marlborough Sounds, attending French Pass School and Marlborough Girls' College.
McClung currently works as a make-up artist, but during the week she is a lending and arrears assistant at Moola finance company in Christchurch.
Picture from the crowning moment
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