Posts Tagged ‘Chris Finlayson’

Parihaka has waited a long time for this day

Monday, June 12th, 2017

On Friday, at the historic Parihaka reconciliation ceremony, the Crown finally apologised to the people of Parihaka for the actions which had burdened them “with an intergenerational legacy of grievance and deprivation, and which have burdened the Crown with a legacy of shame.” Here is the full apology, which was delivered by the Attorney-General Chris Finlayson. Mihi Te maunga tupuna, Taranaki Tū Read more

Well known St Patrick’s College old boys once debated together

Tuesday, July 28th, 2015

Property developer and Willis Bond & Co managing director Mark McGuinness and Attorney General Chris Finlayson were once in the same debating team when they attended St Patrick’s College Wellington. “He was a terrific guy – very smart, so he carried the rest of us in the team. He was very eloquent then, as he Read more

St Pat’s Kilbirnie gets artificial turf

Tuesday, June 18th, 2013

Last week St Patrick’s College Kilbirnie opened its new artificial turf. Wellington City Council covered $800,000 of the floodlit artificial turf’s $1.7 million bill. The responsibility for finding the remaining $900,000 to fund the artificial turf has been accepted by the St Patrick’s College Foundation. Some avenues of revenue generation have already been identified. The Marist Read more