Nelson Mandela

All-encompassing account of Mandela's life

All-encompassing account of Mandela's life

Charlene Smith needs little introduction in media circles around the world.

Mandela remembered at Dunedin service

Mandela remembered at Dunedin service

In death, as in life, Nelson Mandela unites.

Mandela's long walk nears journey's end

Mandela's long walk nears journey's end

The body of Nelson Mandela has arrived at his ancestral home in the rolling hills of South Africa's Eastern Cape and was greeted by singing, dancing locals ahead of the anti-apartheid leader's state funeral set for the following day.

Tensions as Mandela viewing ends with rush

Tensions as Mandela viewing ends with rush

Tens of thousands of mourners, some breaking through police barriers, flocked to South Africa's central government buildings to say a personal goodbye to anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela on the final day of his lying in state.

World leaders converge to honour Mandela

World leaders converge to honour Mandela

Nearly 90 leaders from across the world, some of them locked in enmity, are flying to South Africa for memorials to Nelson Mandela that will hail one of humanity's great peacemakers.

Sth Africa remembers Mandela with day of prayer

Sth Africa remembers Mandela with day of prayer

With hymns and eulogies, South Africans of all colours and creeds have remembered Nelson Mandela in a day of prayers, holding him up as an example to build a better nation and world.

Dunedin tributes flow for Mandela

Dunedin tributes flow for Mandela

''Thank you,'' most of the messages simply read. Tributes flowed in Dunedin yesterday for a man who changed the world.

Mandela legacy will live on

Mandela legacy will live on

There can not have been many world leaders as loved and respected - nor who leave as large a legacy - as Nelson Mandela.

SA wonders: who will we look up to?

SA wonders: who will we look up to?

Nelson Mandela's death may unite South Africa for a time but a struggle within the African National Congress will follow over who will inherit his legacy, Prof Philip Nel, of the University of Otago, says.

Meeting etched in memory

Meeting etched in memory

As the death of Nelson Mandela intensified emotions around the globe yesterday, former All Black coach Laurie Mains shared his impressions of the man he believed had the greatest influence on his life.

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