Miss Tonga


Name: Ophelia Kitiliti Kava

Age: 23

Occupation: Call Center Representative for East Tamaki Health Care, Auckland, New Zealand

Hobbies: Spending time with Family & friends, meeting new people, singing, dancing & attending church

Malo e Lelei and warm greeting from the heart of the only Kingdom in the Pacific. My birth name is Ophelia Kitiliti Kava. I am 23 years of age. I was born and raised in Mangere. South Auckland New Zealand. My parents are both of Tongan decent and I am a very proud Tongan who highly value and respect my culture and traditions. I completed my studies in Auckland, New Zealand. I am currently working as a full time Call Center Representative/Administrator for East Tamaki Health Care, Auckland, New Zealand. I love spending quality time with family and loved ones.

I enjoy socializing, meeting new people, singing, dancing and going to church on Sunday for youth service. Since crowned as Miss Apraxus NZ 2017,I represented the Tongan people in New Zealand at the Miss Heilala Pageant in Tonga July this year, I won the competition and won Miss Heilala 2017.This title widens my horizon in how amazing GOD pursue my childhood dream a reality.

My journey and responsibility to promote Tonga in the globe is the most stunning "island way" in the Southern Hemisphere."Kava Kou Heka" I join this special 31st anniversary of the Miss Pacific Island Pageant 2017 to represent the uniqueness and sophisticated attributes and culture Tonga has to offer in a regional and international scale. My favorite saying is " There is an island across the sea Kingdom of Tonga" GOD IS MY HERITAGE "Koe`Otua mo Tonga ko hoku Tofi`a"