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About 25 new citizens were welcomed into New Zealand and the Hastings District this month at a Citizenship Ceremony held in the Hastings District Council chambers. We witnessed each new citizen swear the oath or affirmation of allegiance and be presented with their Certificate of Citizenship. Their family was then...
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The Citizenship Ceremony is great to watch and to be involved in, from the karanga calling about-to-be-New Zealanders into their citizenship ceremony to the saying of the oath or affirmation which marks the moment at which the applicant becomes a New Zealander. The full album of photographs are available to...
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The karanga calling about-to-be-New Zealanders into their citizenship ceremony hailed the largest group Hastings has ever hosted. One hundred and fifteen people from 14 different countries pledged their oath or affirmation and became citizens of New Zealand. Citizenship ceremonies have traditionally been held every second month by Hastings District Council,...
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