Monthly Archive: November 2013

November in Dallas – (Farewell to the 20th Century). Mike Lee concludes his 1999 ‘political travelogue’ 0

November in Dallas – (Farewell to the 20th Century). Mike Lee concludes his 1999 ‘political travelogue’

This article was the final of a 3 part series covering my trip around the world in October and November 1999 – appeared in the NZ Political Review in September 2001.  I have republished...

Death of a soldier – my tribute to Ted Lees. 1

Death of a soldier – my tribute to Ted Lees.

(Eulogy presented at St Mary’s Church, Holy Trinity Cathedral, Parnell, 18 November 2013). I wish to thank Mrs Shirley Lees for asking me to speak here today. I am honoured to be given the...

First Tall Ship Festival – an outstanding success and reminder of Auckland’s maritime heritage 0

First Tall Ship Festival – an outstanding success and reminder of Auckland’s maritime heritage

Labour weekend will stay in the memory of those estimated 200,000 Aucklanders* who witnessed the spectacular arrival and departure or who came down to the waterfront to see the magnificent tall ship fleet.  It...

Election battle won – but the fight goes on 0

Election battle won – but the fight goes on

First of all I wish to sincerely thank the people of Waitemata & Gulf for re-electing me with such a resounding majority.   During the election campaign getting out and about meeting local residents...