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Waitakere Backs Indira

Waitakere Backs Indira

Tuesday October 17 2006

Westies are clearly made of wonderful stuff says Waitakere Mayor Bob Harvey.

“Not only do we have the best sportspeople in the world, we have world renown artists and Laureates and we can sing. Is there anything we in the west can’t do?”

The mayor is referring of course to Indira Moala’s success in TVNZ’s New Zealand Idol programme.

Last night she made it through to the grand final and the mayor and council are urging all westies to vote for the 21 year old from Glen Eden, just as they supported former New Zealand Idol winner and fellow westie Ben Lumis.

Twenty one year old Indira is studying music at university and has four brothers and sisters. She has been singing seriously since she was 10.

Indira’s father, Aisea Moala, is delighted Waitakere is getting behind Indira.

“I would like to say thanks to everyone who is supporting Indira and keep that westie support coming,” he says.

“Having a ‘home crowd’ will make all the difference to Indira.”

To vote for Indira people can phone 0900 88288 or text Indira to 2299.

ENDS

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