PHOTOS | Ndavi Nokeri's first day as Miss South Africa 2022

play article
Subscribers can listen to this article
Ndavi Nokeri's first day as Miss South Africa 2022.
Ndavi Nokeri's first day as Miss South Africa 2022.
Photo: Yolanda van der Stoep

A new pageant queen has arrived.

Ndavi Nokeri's first day as Miss South Africa 2022 consisted of a whirlwind of interviews and photoshoots.

The 23-year-old was also handed the keys to the Mercedes-Benz C-Class Sedan, which she will drive during her reign.


Nokeri, from Tzaneen in Limpopo, was crowned Miss South Africa 2022 at a glittering pageant finale on Saturday night. 

WATCH | Ndavi Nokeri crowned Miss South Africa 2022

In her first Instagram post as Miss South Africa, Nokeri wrote: "South Africa, I am at a loss for words. Thank you for showering me with all your love and for warmly embracing me. I look forward to representing you with honour and pride."

She concluded her message: "To a year of impact. Ndza Khensa, Thank you."


The newly crowned queen, who also won the People's Choice award, will represent South Africa at the world's three most prestigious pageants – Miss World, Miss Universe and Miss Supranational.

READ NEXT | A fan favourite wins the crown: Introducing Miss South Africa 2022 Ndavi Nokeri

ALSO READ | Miss SA Ndavi Nokeri has big plans for her reign - plus a groundbreaking rule change

We live in a world where facts and fiction get blurred
In times of uncertainty you need journalism you can trust. For 14 free days, you can have access to a world of in-depth analyses, investigative journalism, top opinions and a range of features. Journalism strengthens democracy. Invest in the future today. Thereafter you will be billed R75 per month. You can cancel anytime and if you cancel within 14 days you won't be billed. 
Subscribe to News24
Editorial feedback and complaints

Contact the public editor with feedback for our journalists, complaints, queries or suggestions about articles on News24.