Newspaper Articles

The media covered all the events.
Take a look at some of the magazine coverage.

Kapiti Observer, Dec 17, 2009
"Kapiti Brass Band in their new uniforms."

Upper Hutt Leader, July 12, 2006. Wearing Paua Design Around the Globe

Inspired Issue, 4 Feb 2005, 1st Carnival Stunner
Wellington Raceday Cup

Cook Strait Newspaper - Oct 05, 2004. Meremaraea, Leiana Rei
& Politician John Tamahere

The Dominion Post, Sep 21, 2004 - Leiana Rei & John Tamahere
reports on small, medium business enterprises

The Weekend Newspaper, May29-30, 2004
Gold Medal for the Pride & Print Awards, NZ
in conjunction with Sam Design & Print

Kokiri Paetae Issue 51, Dec 2003. L'Oreal Fashion Week

The New Zealand Herald, Nov 05 ,2003
"Leiana Rei is a serial winner!"

The Dominion Post, Oct 21, 2003
"Leiana Rei's paua chiffon wrap & bikini causes a stir"

Kapiti Observer, Oct 23, 2003
"Fashion week star"

The New Zealand Herald, Oct 21, 2003
"Leiana Rei's swimwear got instant front row approval"

Wanganui Chronicle, Oct 31, 2000
Two, first place for Lycra dupont in Streetwear & Swimwear

NZ Herald, Oct 25, 2000
Supreme Award Winner for Lycra Dupont, NZ

The Evening Post, June 19, 2002
Winner of Kaakaahu Fashion Design, Travelling Scholarship to Europe

Dannevirke Evening News, May 18, 2002
Winner of Kaakaahu Fashion Design, Travelling Scholarship to Europe

Kapiti Observer, May 09, 2002Winner of Kaakaahu Fashion Design, Travelling Scholarship to Europe

The Evening Post, May 06, 2002
Winners of the "Kaakaahu Fashion Design, Travelling Scholarship" to Europe

Wanganui Chronicle, Oct 22, 1999
"Leiana Rei & Thomas McCardle win at Lycra Dupont, NZ

Wanganui Chronicle, Oct 20, 1999
Supreme Award for Lycra Dupont, NZ

Wanganui Chronicle, Oct 20, 1999 Supreme Award for Lycra Dupont, NZ

The Dominion Post, Oct 20, 1999
Supreme Award for Lycra Dupont, NZ