In the South
New Zealand has been their home, and now it is officially their country too.
Invercargill mayor Tim Shadbolt swears in Marco and Bughaw Dela Concepcion, and their son Mikael, of the Philippines at a citizenship ceremony this month.
Among the 18 new citizens sworn in were residents from the United Kingdom, the United States, South Africa, China and Vietnam.
- The Southland Times