Dame Kiri strikes a different note
Wednesday 09 July 1997
Women graduates normally wear a black skirt and black shoes at Cambridge graduation ceremonies. But the 53-year-old New Zealander bucked the trend by choosing the trousers and matching shoes to collect her Doctor of Music degree. A university spokeswoman, however, said the rules were more relaxed when honorary degrees were presented. Dame Kiri was awarded her degree for services to music.
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