Welcome new citizens

A dozen of our new citizens welcomed at ceremony.

A dozen of our new citizens welcomed at ceremony.

New citizens are: From Britain Rowan Belcher and Frederick Mitchell; from Tonga Losaline Faiva; from the Philippines Mazelle and Gilbert Go; from South Africa Wayne Hartung; from Switzerland Peter Van den Broek; from Ireland Frances O’Donnell; from Britain and Indonesia Melakati Mitchell; from the US Andrew and Connor Putnam; and from Australia Catriona Ronke. Picture by Rebecca Grunwell

Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon and Mayoress Ying welcomed a dozen new citizens to Gisborne this week.

The ceremony was held at the Gisborne District Council building.

Gisborne Mayor Meng Foon and Mayoress Ying welcomed a dozen new citizens to Gisborne this week.

The ceremony was held at the Gisborne District Council building.

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