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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Review: Marilyn Waring The Political Years

Review: Marilyn Waring The Political Years

Marilyn Waring’s forensic record of her Parliamentary career (Marilyn Waring: The Political Years Bridget Williams Books) is a layered work, a primer in the travails of Aotearoa’s…