More than 70 people officially became New Zealanders at a citizenship ceremony at the Dunedin Town Hall yesterday.
Iraq-born Dunedin resident Saif Abdulwahab A. Abdulla says he feels safe after becoming one of New Zealand's newest citizens.
It felt like a long time coming, but Rosie Melrose can finally call herself a New Zealander.
Watching the turmoil gripping their Ukrainian homeland makes Gennadiy Labara and Maryna Bilousova happier to call New Zealand home.
Dunedin provides a better lifestyle than Kazakstan, even though life in the central Asian country is nothing like the Borat movie portrayal, student Alevtina Redden says.
Abdul Mannan cannot explain how it feels for his family to finally be New Zealand citizens.
Zezaf Soliman (82) was all smiles on Friday as she was sworn in as a New Zealand citizen.
A New Zealand address was celebrated in traditional Russian dress in Dunedin this week.
A new New Zealander awarded citizenship in Dunedin yesterday, proudly marked the occasion by putting her new national affiliation on display.
People from around the world gathered in Dunedin yesterday to celebrate a new home and life.
In their early adult lives, John and Hellen Chuma had no idea they would one day leave their birthplace, Zimbabwe, and emigrate to New Zealand.
A Tongan minister came to Dunedin on God's call and yesterday became a New Zealander - so he can spread the Gospel abroad if called upon again.
When English-born sisters Megan and Olivia Henzell became New Zealand citizens at a ceremony in Dunedin yesterday, they were completing a journey which began when they left Warwickshire 14 years ago.
Dara Sor was not expected to become a New Zealand citizen on Wednesday, but the University of Otago student was glad he did.
Former Northern Ireland firefighter Mike Charles wore a broad grin as he posed in front of his new flag at a New Zealand citizenship ceremony in the Skeggs Gallery on Wednesday.
It has been a long journey from Zimbabwe, but these days the Manonose family is finding plenty to enjoy about their new life in Dunedin.
New Zealand gained 16 new citizens at Friday's citizenship ceremony in the Queenstown Lakes District Council chambers, welcomed by Queenstown Primary School pupils singing the national anthem.
The Zimucha family from Zimbabwe have adjusted to Dunedin's climate and are happy to be New Zealand citizens.
After almost 20 years in New Zealand, the United States-born professor who is soon to become academic head of the University of Otago achieved her long-time wish this week, becoming a New Zealand citizen alongside her elder daughter.
It took a long and perilous journey for 4th Otago-Southland Battalion Staff Sergeant Richard Wilson to find a peaceful home in Dunedin.