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Connie Lawn: John Kerry & John Key On Pacific Day

Friday, 20 June 2014, 1:23 pm | Connie Lawn

The New Zealand Embassy in Washington D.C. always hosts interesting programs, but this year’s annual Pacific Day and Night was the best ever! Ambassador Mike Moore and his staff landed some major coups. The lead speakers were US Secretary of State ... More >>

Ambassador Moore meets Wing Commander Thomas Welch Horton

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 2:58 pm | Connie Lawn

“On one mission, his Commander, an Australian, won the VC. He flew Pathfinder Mosquitos and light Bombers over Europe and crashed into the sea off Gibraltar. He flew 111 missions. Tom returned to NZ in 1946 but within months of his return was... offered ... More >>

Anzac Service at Washington National Cathedral

Monday, 28 April 2014, 2:51 pm | Connie Lawn

The Anzac Service at the National Cathedral in Washington was solemn, majestic, and beautiful. Several hundred people attended from many countries. The Scripture Lesson was read by Helene Quilter, NZ's Secretary of Defence. The garden party and reception ... More >>

US Screening: Lost American Films Found in NZ

Friday, 11 April 2014, 2:26 pm | Connie Lawn

Some classic, silent American films were preserved by collectors in New Zealand. Thanks to their frugality and sense of history, the films can be seen by the world. I attended a recent viewing at the Motion Picture Association of America studio in ... More >>

Jim McClay Gives ANZAC Lecture In Washington

Wednesday, 9 April 2014, 2:41 pm | Connie Lawn

A room full of people braved the rain and the cold to attend the annual ANZAC Lecture, presented on April 7 by Jim McLay, New Zealand's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations. The speech and reception were held at the prestigious Georgetown ... More >>

Good News from Ambassador Mike Moore

Wednesday, 26 March 2014, 7:57 am | Connie Lawn

Mike Moore, NZs Ambassador to the US reported he was at work in Washington DC after a heart valve replacement. More >>

Connie Lawn Audio: Speech from Israeli PM

Wednesday, 5 March 2014, 2:51 pm | Connie Lawn

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhu delivered an important speech to several thousand pro Israeli, Jewish and Christian delegates meeting in Washington. Connie Lawn sends us an audio report. The entire AIPAC convention is on C More >>

Connie Lawn Review: '3 Mile Limit' Win In US Festival

Tuesday, 25 February 2014, 4:06 pm | Connie Lawn

A brilliant New Zealand film was screened Friday night ( February 21st) in Washington, DC. It is called "3 Mile Limit" and is based on the true story of the fight to get independent radio onto the airwaves. It was screened before an enthusiastic audience ... More >>

Connie Lawn: President Obama's State of the Union Speech

Thursday, 30 January 2014, 9:57 am | Connie Lawn

President Obama delivered a powerful speech to the nation, but the Republicans appear in no mood to cooperate. The President will impose the laws he is able to on his own. More >>

Snow Tubing at Liberty Mountain Resort, December 27, 2013

Friday, 3 January 2014, 5:22 pm | Connie Lawn

It is sometimes said we in the Washington DC area spin around in circles and accomplish nothing. If that is true, we can at least have fun and excitement in the process. One great way to do so is to go to the mountains and snow tube. We chose Liberty ... More >>

Connie Lawn Report: Iranian breakthrough - breaking news!

Monday, 25 November 2013, 8:43 am | Connie Lawn

There could be a new era between Iran and the rest of the world. Connie Lawn provides an audio report. More >>

Connie Lawn Report: US Shut Down Nearly Over

Thursday, 17 October 2013, 8:54 am | Connie Lawn

Click a link to play audio (or right-click to download) in either MP3 format or in OGG format . More >>

Connie Lawn Report: Obama's Syrian speech

Wednesday, 11 September 2013, 2:23 pm | Connie Lawn

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Connie Lawn: Report on Syria

Tuesday, 10 September 2013, 2:22 pm | Connie Lawn

There could be a compromise to prevent a dangerous escalation of the Syrian war. Connie Lawn sends us an audio report. More >>

Connie Lawn Report: Obama postpones summit with Putin

Thursday, 8 August 2013, 9:32 am | Connie Lawn

President Obama postpones a summit with President Putin. There is also pressure to boycott the Olympics. Connie Lawn sends an audio report: More >>

Connie Lawn Report: Obama On Zimmerman Verdict

Monday, 15 July 2013, 8:37 am | Connie Lawn

Tensions are high in the United States after the not guilty verdict in the Trayvon Martin murder case: Connie Lawn sends us an audio report: More >>

Connie Lawn Report: Decision on the Defense of Marriage Act

Thursday, 27 June 2013, 9:33 am | Connie Lawn

The US Supreme Court allowed more rights for same sex couples. Connie Lawn sends us an audio report More >>

Pacific Day and Night at NZ Embassy, Washington DC

Thursday, 20 June 2013, 9:52 am | Connie Lawn

A terrific Pacific Day and Night was held at the NZ Embassy, Washington, on June the 17th. It is the brainchild of NZ Ambassador Mike Moore, the Washington Pacific Committee, and many others. Jim McLay, NZ's Permanent Representative to the UN, also ... More >>

Connie Lawn Report: Nelson Mandela

Tuesday, 11 June 2013, 11:34 am | Connie Lawn

Connie Lawn reflects on Nelson Mandela in this audio report. More >>

Comie Lawn: Obama's Rain Press Conference With Turkish PM

Friday, 17 May 2013, 11:31 am | Connie Lawn

It rained on President Obama's rose garden news conference with the Turkish PM Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It was a fitting end to a very hard week for the President. Connie Lawn sends an audio report. More >>



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