New citizens of New Zealand

The new citizens are Yen Budlak and Yaowapa Somjitsakul from Thailand, Lesley Ann Bunyan, Alice Jane Kibble and Timothy Graham Winchester from Britain, Richard James Davis and Mary Mosier Davis from America, Thi Hien Nguyen from Vietnam, Laetitia Smit from South Africa, Bernd Stoltenberg from Germany, Adan Rashid Hassan from Somalia and Efoti Koula Moimoi, Mele Lafimoa Moimoi, Paea I Irag Moimoi, Sosefo Fonohema, Mele Ofeina He Lotu Fonohema, Noe Sosaia Tupou Neiafu Fonohema (7), Sisilia Heionevai Palusa and Hola Ki Vaiola Palusa all from Tonga. Picture by Rebecca Grunwell

Nineteen new citizens were welcomed in a special ceremony hosted by Gisborne District Council, with deputy Mayor Rehette Stoltz, councillor Karen Fenn and local kaumatua.

Nineteen new citizens were welcomed in a special ceremony hosted by Gisborne District Council, with deputy Mayor Rehette Stoltz, councillor Karen Fenn and local kaumatua.

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