By Mark Brook For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 15:53 BST, 1 August 2019 | Updated: 16:04 BST, 1 August 2019
She may have left a lasting impression on The Bachelor's Matt Agnew, after demonstrating her runway skills.
But on Thursday, Vakoo Kauapirua, 23, was nowhere to be seen at the cocktail party and rose ceremony and she told fans there was a valid reason for her absence.
She shared a message on Instagram story after the episode to reveal she did not attend because she had conjunctivitis.
Disappearing act! The Bachelor's Vakoo Kauapirua has revealed the real reason she was absent from Thursday night's cocktail party and rose ceremony
Fear not! The 23-year-old shared a message to her Instagram story, which revealed she hadn't left the show, but was in fact suffering from a sudden case of conjunctivitis
'Conjunctivitis got the best of me before tonight's rose ceremony. But never fear, Matt gave me my rose