After claiming the Miss French Polynesia title earlier this year in Pirae on the island of Tahiti, Aruhoia Marine Biret is in the running for the 2009 Miss South Pacific title.
Last year Vanessa Marsh of Niue was crowned the 2008 Miss South Pacific in American Samoa. This years Miss South Pacific pageant will be held in Suva, Fiji. It will be the first time that Fiji has ever hosted the event. The weeklong event will culminate with the crowning of the Miss South Pacific 2009-2010 on Saturday, November 28, 2009.
Nine young women from Fiji, Cook Islands, Tahiti, Tonga, Samoa, American Samoa, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, and Tuvalu, will compete for the title.
An online poll by Fiji Live is currently showcasing the pageant and will be active up to the event.