Mayor welcomes new citizens

The new New Zealanders are (back row, from left) Lindsey Schofield, of the United Kingdom; Nafees Ahmad, India; Michael Shattock, Samantha Relph and Gregory Dorn, all UK; Hannah Scott, Sweden; Karunakaran Kuppusamy, Malaysia; Catherine Rodgers and Lisa Cosgrove, both UK; with (front row, from left) Cindy Swann, UK; Witchayapa Phunmeesuk, Thailand; Erica Inglis, South Africa; Sandra Lovell, UK; Mrs van Uden; Nadia Hay, United States; Rajeswary Muthusamy, Malaysia; Judith Kean and Claire Powell, both UK; and Eva Scott, Sweden. Photo supplied.Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden welcomed 18 new citizens in the latest citizenship ceremony held in the Queenstown Memorial Centre on Wednesday.