19 Oct 2018

Former NZ high commissioner becomes Samoan citizen

12:01 pm on 19 October 2018

A former New Zealand high commissioner to Samoa was among sixteen new Samoan citizens sworn in this week.

David Nicholson

David Nicholson Photo: Tokelau government

David Nicholson, who resigned from his post earlier this year, told the Samoa Observer that he feels honoured to have become a Samoan.

His wife, Dr Debbie Ryan, is a Samoan citizen and Mr Nicholson said he has attained his citizenship through his marriage.