Article Title:Tor and Barb
Category:Weddings & Civil Unions
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Published on:26th March 2006 - 12:00 pm
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Story ID:1173
Text:Tor Devereux and Barb Long (both 38) have been together seven years, and live in Dunedin with their two sons Russell (aged 4) and Tobias (aged 2). They combined their civil union with a naming ceremony for their children, which was held last year at the Otago University Staff Club with 100 friends and family members present. Was there a proposal? TOR: I guess there was a proposal of sorts! On the day of the final debate and vote on the Civil Union Bill in Parliament, Barb was in Wellington and I was at home in Dunedin but we were both listening to as much of the debate as we could. As soon as the result of the final vote was announced Barb texted me and said something like, "So, should we do it then?" I took that as a proposal! TOR - 26th March 2006
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