We’re All Royalists Here?

Miss representation? Put that portrait of the Queen back on the lounge wall: “All New Zealanders are royalists, not like the Aussies,” proclaims the Dame (Kiri te Kanawa). Perhaps this is not surprising coming from someone who sang for the Queen at her recent Buckingham Palace Jubilee. Kiri recently performed at Edinburgh’s newly refurbished Usher Hall and she told The Times she enjoys singing to people in places like “Turkey, Estonia, places where they’ve never heard me sing”.


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Jacinda Ardern is Pacific Person of the Year

Jacinda Ardern is Pacific Person of the Year

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is Fiji-based publication, Islands Business 2019 Pacific Person of the Year, the second person of non-Pacific heritage to ever be awarded the title. “Just over two…