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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Young Māori Women Stand up for Their Land

Young Māori Women Stand up for Their Land

Five years ago, law graduate Pania Newton and her cousins got together around a kitchen table and agreed to do everything in their power to prevent a housing development at Ihumātao,…