每日英語跟讀 Ep.K035: About New Zealand- 貓咪米坦斯可能成為紐西蘭年度人物

2021-01-22·2 分鐘

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每日英語跟讀 Ep.K035: About New Zealand- Mittens the cat could become New Zealander of the Year





















Mittens, a famous feline from Wellington, is in the running to be voted New Zealander of the Year, going up against Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Director-General of Health Dr. Ashley Bloomfield.





















來自威靈頓的知名母貓「米坦斯」,正在角逐紐西蘭年度人物票選,對上紐西蘭總理賈欣達.阿爾登與衛生部衛生事務首長艾希莉.布魯斐德博士。





















The feline joins a host of nominees for the annual Kiwibank award, including figures from sectors such as politics, media, health, music and design.





















這隻母貓獲得年度奇異鳥銀行獎的多項提名,該獎項包括政治界、媒體界、衛生界、音樂界與設計界的年度人物。





















Other nominees for New Zealander of the Year include microbiologist Siouxsie Wiles and lawmaker Chloe Swarbrick.





















其他紐西蘭年度人物的被提名人,還有微生物學家蘇西.威爾斯,與國會議員克羅伊.史瓦布里克。





















The Wellington Museum has also dedicated a mini exhibition to Mittens and his adventures, named "Floofy and Famous." And in May the mayor of Wellington, Andy Foster, gave Mittens the key to the city, an honor previously granted to "The Lord of the Rings" director Peter Jackson.





















威靈頓博物館也已經為米坦斯與牠的冒險辦了一場迷你展覽,名為「蓬鬆而知名」。5月時,威靈頓市市長安迪.佛斯特也給米坦斯這座城市的鑰匙,一項以前曾授予「魔戒」導演彼得.傑克森的榮譽。

 





















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New Zealand votes to legalize euthanasia for terminally ill patients/紐西蘭表決通過絕症病患安樂死合法化




















New Zealanders have voted in favor of legalizing euthanasia for people with a terminal illness - clearing the way for the controversial proposition to become law in 2021.





















紐西蘭人已投票贊成絕症病患安樂死合法化——剷除讓此一具有爭議性的提案在2021年立法的障礙。





















More than 65% of voters backed the proposed law, according to preliminary results of a referendum announced by the country’s electoral commission Friday.





















根據該國選舉委員會週五宣布的公投初步結果,超過65%的選民支持這項法律議案。





















Lawmakers voted 69-51 to approve the End of Life Choice Act 2019 last year before sending the issue to a referendum.





















該法案在(紐國)國會議員去年以69比51通過「2019終結生命選擇法」後,送交公投。





















More than 2.4 million people took part in the poll, which was conducted alongside New Zealand’s general election on October 17.





















超過240萬人參加與10月17日紐西蘭大選一同舉行的投票。





















Source article: https://features.ltn.com.tw/english/article/paper/1422581; https://features.ltn.com.tw/english/article/paper/1396855





















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