Ruby Laufa was crowned the new Miss PNG 2012 over the weekend.
The 20 year old is a second year law student at the University Of Papua New Guinea (UPNG).
Her sponsor Fresh Water says it’s the first time they’ve sponsored a contestant.
“From the moment we met Ruby, we were impressed! She approached Fresh Water to sponsor her as a contestant a mere three weeks before the Pageant.
“Her determination and the youth and energy of her committee inspired us, just as we know Ruby will inspire the rest of PNG as she begins her role a cultural ambassador.”
Ruby has Gulf and Central Province roots with Tongan, Indian and German ancestry.
She’s now preparing to represent her country at the Miss South Pacific Pageant to be held in American Samoa on the 9th of December.
Wishing you all the best Ruby!