Queenstown's most recent New Zealand citizens enjoyed some
sunshine after their citizenship ceremony at the Queenstown
Lakes District Council last week.
The are (back from left) Osvaldo Gutierrez Cornejo (Chile),
Russell Lewis, Matthew Yates, Rex Charlesworth, Jacqui
Charlesworth (all formerly of the United Kingdom), Leslie
Johnston (United States), Dr David Wright (Australia-United
Kingdom), (front from left) Denisa Miller Jasz with Luca Jasz
Miller (3), Zdenek Racuk, Jitka Horynova (all formerly of the
Czech Republic), Queenstown Lakes Mayor Vanessa van Uden,
Anne Harris (United Kingdom), Kim Wright (Australia) and
Leodir Waechter (Brazil).
Pupils from Garston School performed the national anthem for
the new citizens, following on from a visit by Ms van Uden to
the school earlier this year during which she spoke about
Anzac Day and citizenship.