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How to enter

The Rose of Tralee is open to young women of Irish birth or ancestry. Find out how:
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The 2017 PBT NZ Selection Event was held in Wellington & Lower Hutt

The NZ Selection weekend culminated in the Grand Selection Ball - glitz, glamour, gowns, and, of course, a new NZ Rose!
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Meet the 2018 New Zealand Rose of Tralee, Jolene McLaughlin

Meet the 2018 New Zealand Rose of Tralee, Jolene McLaughlin, as she talks about Donegal, and how her family heard about her winning the NZ Rose title.
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  • The Rose story

    What's it all about? More »
  • The Rose song

    It's Irish - of course there's a song! More »
  • How to enter

    Meet the criteria? Then it's time to enter. More »
  • Judging criteria

    Find out what makes a New Zealand Rose of Tralee More »
  • NZ Selection

    Everything you need to know about the New Zealand Selection More »
  • Regional selections

    How to get in touch with regions holding a Selection event More »
  • Past NZ events

    Have a look at a few previous NZ Selection events More »
  • The International Rose of Tralee

    All Selections lead to the International Festival in Tralee More »