Highest Honour for Top Brass

Retired Air Marshal Bruce Reid Ferguson, NZ’s former Chief of Defence Force, has been awarded Singapore’s highest military honour. The Darjah Utama Bakti Cemerlang Tentera, or Distinguished Service Order, Military, was awarded to Air Marshal Ferguson by President S.R. Nathan in recognition of his significant contributions to forging stronger defence ties between the two nations. This is the first time Singapore’s top military award has been conferred on a NZ Chief of Defence.


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Rare Sea Lions Are Back and Crashing Sports Games

Rare Sea Lions Are Back and Crashing Sports Games

After their populations were decimated by hunters, New Zealand’s sea lions are returning to the coasts – sometimes surprising locals by turning up in unexpected places, Charlotte Graham-McLay reports for The…