A fitting celebration

Last updated 05:00 07/02/2014
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Photo: Kirk Hargreaves/Fairfax NZ Zoom
NZ new citizens ceremony on Waitangi Day at the Rapaki Marae Cultural exchange. Te Amo Rangi aged 2 embraces Osas Ogbah 16 months, whose family is from Nigeria.

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Rain may have fallen on Waitangi but a fitting sunrise heralded celebrations across Canterbury. Hundreds of guests attended Waitangi Day events, including those in Rapaki, Kaiapoi and Okains Bay. PRESS photographers caught the action.

 

See also Waitangi Citizenship Ceremony

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