Clark introduced to UN with traditional powhiri
Wed, 29 Apr 2009 12:00a.m.
The halls of the United Nations echoed with singing and chanting today
as Helen Clark's arrival as head of the UN Development Programme was marked with
a traditional powhiri.
A delegation led by the Maori King
presented the former Prime Minister to her new UN
Miss Clark told the audience that poverty
reduction would be at the top of her priorities.
Clark was formally sworn in by the head of the UN Ban Ki-moon in a private
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30/04/2009 8:25:25 a.m.
Peter, Upper Hutt wrote:
Was the delegation sent at tax payers expense? If so how much money did it waste?
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