7:33pm: Taane Mete (one of the founding members of Black Grace) is going to give these girls a good (and much needed) lesson in grace.
7:35pm: No doubt some of these young ladies could do with a little etiquette too. But don’t worry about Dakota – she’s dancing to the beat of her own drum.
7:37pm: Amelia’s looking pretty good this week, Jamie too, and Eva is growing on me every time I see her.
7:40pm: That Dakota is stroppy. I can’t wait to see how she goes up against Sara. Let the battles begin!
7:42pm: As far as I know those Top Model girls are flying to Thailand for their international trip, but not today. Today they’re going to Rotorua. Don’t think they’d fly that many people overseas.
7:45pm: If I’m not mistaken, Chris Sisarich is wearing a Workshop coat, and working it.
7:47pm: Eva never ceases to amaze me. How does that girl turn it on so well? She’s like a mouse!
7:49pm: Danielle keeps pulling out those good Kawerau calls: “Back home, you have one of three options: go on the dole, get pregnant, or get and do something with your life. I’ve chosen the third option.” Would love to interview the Mayor of Kawerau about those quotes.
7:54pm: Despite the fact that Jamie isn’t impressing anybody with her moves so far, I think she’s the most model-esque of the bunch. If they keep her in the mix, it’ll be interesting to see how she develops.
7:55pm: Somebody just yelled out “TYRAMAIL!” Whoopsy daisy. This is New Zealand’s Next Top Model ladies!
7:56pm: South African/Kiwi photographer Jackie Meiring is shooting this week, the girls are dirty and naked. Or naked and dirty. One or the other.
7:58pm: Holly is consistently not photographing well, she probably should be evicted from the house, but that drama she brings will keep her in there for a few more rounds.
7:59pm: Woah, Michaela is amazing. Perfect body for the job, great face, she’s gotta be final three. Courtenay’s looking pretty good too. Eva is getting her tribal poses on.
8:01pm: Dakota will go far… on that 9mm call alone. If this was a personality contest, those twins would win hands down. They’re good quality.
8:08pm: I cannot believe they’re giving away a car this season. That is one insane prize.
8:10pm: Go the twins! I wanna see them go all the way. I still can’t tell the two apart, but they are totally growing on me.
8:11pm: Jamie has such a strong face, such a good body, and the judges are being extra harsh on her as a result of it. Likewise with Danielle, they’re building her up and up and up, what happens when they start criticising her though?
8:14pm: Michael wins shot of the week. Woah. Tip to models – you don’t always have to look at the camera to get a strong shot.
8:14pm: Not such a good shot from Eva this week. Lara’s shot makes her look like Samantha Shorter!
8:16pm: Wow Dakota is awesome. I can’t tell if she’s about to cry or if she’s being really sarcastic. And I like it.
8:21pm: I’m loving Colin’s opinions on the models – he’s getting more and more honest as time goes by. Like he said, clients don’t just want a nice girl, they want a girl who’ll get the shot. Sara disagrees when it comes to catalogues – in her view, clients want a cool girl on a week long shoot. At the end of the day though, it’s all about the final shot. Surely you’d choose a good look over a good personality?
8:23pm: The judges are going to put Dakota in the bottom two to give her a shake up. I just hope it’s not with Jamie, because then Jamie will go home. I say Holly’s gotta go.
8:25pm: Oh come on! Holly has gotta go! That has to be a decision influenced by the producers.
8:27pm: Just as I thought. They want to give Dakota a shake up. Jamie’s going home. Dark. Hope she gets picked up by an agency here in Auckland.
8:28pm: And this is where shows like Top Model stop working. They keep girls on for their drama factor rather than their likelihood to work. Jamie would have worked!
8:29pm: Tonight’s episode is a disappointment. I definitely don’t agree with the judges’ decision. What were they thinking!?
8:30pm: Top girl so far: Michaela.
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