“Come Together”

Wearing a traditional Maori cloak of native bird feathers, the Queen calls on New Zealanders to work together to resolve lingering differences between indigenous Maori and the Government. Elizabeth II was on her 10th tour of New Zealand as monarch. In a case of Queen-to-queen Her Majesty meets MP Georgina Beyer, the world’s first trans-sexual Member of Parliament. And Sir Edmund Hillary pumps for the monarchist status quo.


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Innovative New Zealanders on Forbes Under 30 List

Innovative New Zealanders on Forbes Under 30 List

Four young New Zealanders have made this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list. They are: founder of the Conversion Therapy Action Group Shaneel Lal, 21; Emily Au-Young, 29, co-founder of…