Meet our Hutt Valley Rose

Each year we select a Hutt Valley Rose of Tralee to represent us at the National Final.

Rebecca McKeown, Hutt Valley Rose of Tralee, 2018The 2018 Hutt Valley Irish Society Rose of Tralee is REBECCA McKEOWN.

Rebecca is a "local girl", having been born, and grew up, in Lower Hutt. All of her schooling was local as well. Her paents still live in Lower Hutt.

Rebecca is a 24 year old who has done done a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Pacific studies and history with a minor in Asian Studies, and a Bachelor of Commerce with majors in Business and Management and a minor in Marketing.

Rebecca is currently working as a press secretary administrator in the Office of the Prime Minister.

Her dad was born in Belfast and her mother in the Cook Islands.

Her hobbies include video gaming, writing (novels and poetry) and recently ballroom and latin dancing lessons.

Rebecca has interests in art, history and enjoys traveling. Longer term she wants to do her Masters and Phd and become a lecturer after some more traveling.

You can meet other, recent Hutt Valley Roses.

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