Don McKinnon

Type: Person
Name: Don McKinnon
Title: Secretary-General
Organization: Commonwealth of Nations
Date of Birth: 27/02/1939
Place of Birth: England
Nationality: New Zealand
Fact Sheet: Biography for Don McKinnon
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 20 hours ago - 1 reports

Moral and ethical obligation to act

:00 The Secretary General of the Commonwealth, Kamalesh Sharma, wants more practical commitments from world leaders who are in Apia this week to aid the plight of Small Island Developing States (S.I.D.S).He says it is “much a moral and an ethical obligation ... [Published Samoa Observer Online - 20 hours ago]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 27 2014 - 1 reports

Staking a claim

WENTWORTH Council believes it sees eye-to-eye with its prospective local member on future aspirations for the shire. WENTWORTH Council believes it sees eye-to-eye with its prospective local member on future aspirations for the shire. Councillors found ... [Published Sunraysia Daily - Aug 27 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Wentworth Shire makes some progress on waste management issues - more work in progress

Wentworth Mayor Councillor Don McKinnon reported that waste management tender considerations were discussed by Council at an Extraordinary meeting last week.Council resolved to defer two recycling packages subject to further negotiations, accepted a contract ... [Published Mildura Independent - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

Police recover items related to Morris death

Connor Morris and Millie Elder-Holmes in a photograph posted to facebook by Hinemoa Elder.Police investigating the death of Connor Morris say they have located a number of items of interest but it is too early to say whether a murder weapon is among ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 2 reports

Millie's emotional eulogy

Crowds spill on to street for funeral at gang’s fight club Millie Elder-Holmes (left) is comforted later at the Waikumete Crematorium. Photo / Brett Phibbs, Sarah IveyThe daughter of the late Sir Paul Holmes farewelled her sweetheart in her own way ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Head Hunters pay tribute to Connor Morris

Head Hunters pay tribute to MorrisThe long-term boyfriend of Millie Elder-Holmes has been laid to rest in Auckland.In what was a loud, somewhat intimidating sight, more than 100 Head Hunters on bikes followed the body of their mate Connor Morris.His farewell, ... [Published 3 News - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

Extraordinary meeting of Wentworth Shire called for Friday to discuss waste management services

Wentworth Shire Council is to hold an extraordinary meeting this week to review and discuss provision of waste management services in its municipality.Mayor Cr Don McKinnon said that the meeti g had bee scheduled for this Friday August 8 in the Council ... [Published Mildura Independent - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 01 2014 - Updated Aug 01 2014 - 1 reports

Herald's business editor wins China Media Award

Liam Dann will travel to China. Photo / Richard RobinsonNew Zealand Herald business editor Liam Dann has been named winner of the inaugural New Zealand China Media Awards.The Herald cleaned up in the awards, with business reporter Christopher Adams and ... [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 01 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Small-party madness comic relief

Sir Bob JonesHerald columnist Dita De Boni recently condemned Foreign Minister Murray McCully's responses to foreign crises.Can't he say something better than always calling for restraint, she protested, thereby revealing her outsider's ignorance of Parliament's ... [Published Wanganui Chronicle - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Expansion approval delays blamed for sand mine job losses

A production cut at Cristal Mining’s Ginkgo mineral sands mine has resulted in 27 job cuts.The mine, located 45 kilometres north of Mildura, is changing its production schedule from seven days a week to just four.Cristal’s resource development manager, ... [Published Australian Mining - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

New Zealand: A nation adapting

I just spent a very enjoyable and informative six days visiting Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland. They consider themselves a small nation who envisions their future as part of the Asian region. As a matter of background, I noticed that New Zealanders ... [Published Philippine Star - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Apr 06 2014 - Updated Apr 06 2014 - 1 reports

It’s Inevitable That NZ Will Become a Republic - McKinnon

On the eve of the royal tour, Sir Don McKinnon, former deputy Prime Minister and Commonwealth Secretary General, told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that it’s inevitable that New Zealand will become a republic. “I think it's inevitable. I don’t know ... ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Apr 06 2014]

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Moral and ethical obligation to act [Published Samoa Observer Online - 20 hours ago]
Staking a claim [Published Sunraysia Daily - Aug 27 2014]
Wentworth Shire makes some progress on waste ma... [Published Mildura Independent - Aug 15 2014]
Police recover items related to Morris death [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 08 2014]
Millie's emotional eulogy [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 07 2014]
Head Hunters pay tribute to Connor Morris [Published 3 News - Aug 07 2014]
Hundreds pay tribute to 'second son' [Published Marlborough Express - Aug 07 2014]
Motorcycle convoy pays tribute to Morris (NZ Ne... [Published Yahoo!Xtra - Aug 07 2014]
Extraordinary meeting of Wentworth Shire called... [Published Mildura Independent - Aug 05 2014]
Herald's business editor wins China Media Award [Published New Zealand Herald - Aug 01 2014]
Small-party madness comic relief [Published Wanganui Chronicle - Jul 28 2014]
Expansion approval delays blamed for sand mine ... [Published Australian Mining - Jul 25 2014]
New Zealand: A nation adapting [Published Philippine Star - Jul 24 2014]
14 jobs to go, mineral sands miner blames far-w... [Published ABC Online - Jul 24 2014]
Prince William and Duchess Kate give Prince Geo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 07 2014]
Baby Prince George lands in New Zealand for fir... [Published The Kuala Lumpur Post - Apr 07 2014]
It’s Inevitable That NZ Will Become a Republic ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Apr 06 2014]
Biography for Don McKinnon [Published Able2Act - Sep 21 2007]
Biography for Taito Phillip Field [Published Able2Act - Aug 31 2006]
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Prince William and Duchess Kate give Prince Geo... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Apr 07 2014]
SYDNEY, Australia — Britain’s Prince William and his wife, Kate, have arrived in New Zealand’s capital to cheers from locals who braved windy, rainy weather to catch a glimpse of the royal couple. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge landed in the fog-shrouded ...
It’s Inevitable That NZ Will Become a Republic ... [Published Scoop NZ - Politics - Apr 06 2014]
On the eve of the royal tour, Sir Don McKinnon, former deputy Prime Minister and Commonwealth Secretary General, told TVNZ’s Q+A programme that it’s inevitable that New Zealand will become a republic. “I think it's inevitable. I don’t know ... ...
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