Ria Hall thrilled a television audience of millions when she sang at the 2011 Rugby World Cup opening ceremony. Now Ria is starring as one of the presenters on Maori TV’s AIA Marae DIY.
Demure, with downcast eyes, displaying a modesty beneath which lies tempered steel, 24-year-old Michiko Shoda last week crossed the blue moat surrounding the Imperial Palace. Behind her lay the roaring, garish city of Tokyo, with huge advertising balloons adrift above the rooftops
Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd said the world needs a “new, sustainable growth model for the future” to reduce “massive financial imbalances” between consumer-driven economies in the West and developing economies in the East.