New Zealand holds state memorial service for Queen

26 September 2022
2022-09-26 16:25

New Zealand on Monday held a state memorial service in honor of the late Queen Elizabeth II.

Hundreds attended the service at the Cathedral of St Paul in the capital Wellington, which also marked a new holiday to commemorate the queen's death.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern spoke to the attendees and read an excerpt from a souvenir book which was released to mark the queen's first visit in 1953.

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