10K raised for Karioitahi Surf Lifesaving



The organisers of the Franklin Bride of the Year have outdone themselves again, by raising over $10,000 for Karioitahi Surf Life Saving this year.

Nicky Taylor and Heather Walden of Designer Flowers presented Surf Life Saving representative, Tara Coe (centre), with a cheque for $10,202.04 last Thursday.
This charity event has been running annually for 45 years in the Franklin district and has seen over $50,000 donated to Surf Rescue.
The following are the results: Bride of the Year, Michele Chawner; Runners up, Jadana Raaymakers, Esther McKay, Alida Neal, Katrina Howard.
Most recent bride, Hannah Smith; Photogenic window vote, Danielle Weck; Ticket sales, Natalie Webb; Charity prizes, Adele Lings, Letitia Eyes, Emma Sharplin; Personality, Michele Chawner; Photogenic, Kady Prujean, Renee van den Berg; Deportment, Jadana Raaymakers; Best gown, Esther McKay; Back of the gown, Lifen Walker; Most original gown, Vicky Hohaia; Best Veils, Michele Chawner, Jenna Pool; Best hair, Emma Lourie; Best shoes, Amie Hattle, Rachel Stone; Bride’s choice, Michele Chawner; People’s choice, Danielle Weck; Specialty Bellyful prizes, Hannah-Marie Van Kan, Lauren Pope, Emma Lourie; Bridesmaid of the Year, Eilish Kate McCrary; Runner up, Alisha Butts; Groom of the Year, Nigel Knott; Groom, surprise entertainer, Joel de Vries.

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