Hastings welcomes 30 new citizens
Date: August 13,
Hastings welcomes 30 new
Hastings will welcome 30 new New
Zealanders at a citizenship ceremony to be held Wednesday 13
August 2014, from 6 pm in the Hastings District Council
The candidates’ nationalities are as
will welcome those present on behalf of tangata
Hastings District Council Councillors will present
each candidate with a kowhai tree to symbolise “putting
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Pukeahu Park : ANZAC 100th Anniversary Dawn Service In Pictures
Roughly 18,000 people gathered this morning at Pukeahu Memorial Park for the Anzac day centenary. Anticipating the large turnout, patrons arrived as early as 4.30. It was virtually impossible to get near the Memorial after 5am. By 6, the crowds on Taranaki Street had stretched as far back as the Z Petrol station.
The screens erected around the park displayed the live events to those who had turned up. The heat generated by the huge number of people caused many to take a turn. Medics and ambulances were on hand for the fainting crowd members. Only twenty minutes into the ceremony, one medic said they had already dealt with 15 to 20 spells. More>>
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