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The Gisborne Photo News



"Miss Gisborne" Beauty Contest

Ten attractive young ladies clad in swim suits and high heel shoes paraded before a crowd of over 1500 and two judges, Mrs H. H. Barker and Mr E. De Suza, for the title of "Miss Gisborne", at the Waikanae Beach carnival.

The judges selected Mrs Jocelyn Screech, a 23 year-old Gisborne housewife, with two visitors, Misses Judy Shackleton, of Auckland, and Sheryl Cates, of Whangarei, second equal.


The contestants were, from left: Cathy Poi, Sandra Knill. Pam Harrop, Sheryl Tau Tau, Shirley Dewstow, Beverley Stannard. Sheryl Cates, Julie Patty, Judy Shackleton, and Jocelyn Screech.


Compere Les Andrew interviews Sandra Knill, of Hamilton.


The placegetters, from left: Judy Shackleton, Jocelyn Screech, and Sheryl Cates.


A kiss for the winner from the Mayor, Mr H. H. Barker.