I'm happy to announce that I've found a solution! I ordered a custom-made nylon lycra (spandex) swimsuit from Simply Modest Swimwear.
Simply Modest Swimwear on Facebook.
BNTV swimwear video for a colourful array of ideas), and if you order a custom-made suit, you can specify the arm, leg, and skirt length, and anything else that your preference dictates. Crystal stocks a variety of gorgeous prints in quality 4-way stretch lycra, fabric which I have not been able to find in New Zealand.
If you're hoping to enjoy the water this summer, now is the time to plan and save for your modest swimsuit. If your usual swim outfit is compiled from the racks of stores such as EziBuy, you can be sure that one modest swimsuit will be cheaper than board shorts, rash vest, and bikini pants and tank/bra to go under them.
Check it out now! www.simply-modest.com