Top Scoops

Book Reviews | Gordon Campbell | Scoop News | Wellington Scoop | Community Scoop | Search

 

Scoop Images: Sir Peter Blake Memorial Service

MORE THAN 30,000 PEOPLE FAREWELL SIR PETER BLAKE
Photo Essay By Geoff Beynon

In excess of 30,000 people gathered on Sunday morning December 23rd to say farewell to Sir Peter Blake in a Memorial Service held in the Auckland Domain.

Addresses to the crowd included speeches from shipmates, Sarah amd James Blake (above), Prime Minister Helen Clark and the Brazilian Ambassador (far left in the picture above), who finished a moving speech saying that no country wants to be remembered for such a brutal act.

Performers included Dave Dobbyn, Brent Eccles and Tim and Neil Finn who finished the service with a performance of Six Months In A Leaky Boat.


Ends

- DigiPro Photography – http://www.digipro.co.nz Auckland-based commercial photographers and freelance photojournalist for Public Relations, Advertising, Brochures, Catalogues, Web Sites, Conferences and Functions since 1989.

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
Top Scoops Headlines

 

Scoop 3.0: Saving The News

Scoop Co-Founder Alastair Thompson - One of the saddest aspects of the decline of the news industry, not just here in NZ - but everywhere, is that it often seems invisible, in large part because news is a confidence business... More>>

ALSO:

"Scoop 3.0" Crowd Sale and PledgeMe Campaign: Taking Scoop's Model To The World

Scoop has a real shot at creating the future of independent news and media intelligence and a solution to the news crisis. The Scoop 3.0 plan aims to create NZ’s first community-owned, distributed, blockchain integrated, news and media intelligence ecosystem in 2019. More>>

ALSO:

Gordon Campbell: On Why The Highly Educated Vote Centre-Left

In March of this year, the French economist Thomas Piketty published a paper tracing the political journey that the university-educated have taken across the political spectrum in the past 70 years... More>>

Gordon Campbell: On Elizabeth Warren’s Plan To save Capitalism

Over the past six weeks, Massachusetts senator Elizabeth Warren has emerged from the pack as Trump’s likely Democratic rival in 2020... As set out in the Accountable Capitalism Act she launched in August, Warren aims to rein in those market forces. More>>

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  • PublicAddress
  • Pundit
  • Kiwiblog