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Governor-General's shock over Malaysian Airlines MH17

Friday, 18 July 2014, 9:55 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, has expressed his deep shock in response to the news of the deaths of all 295 people on Malaysian Airlines MH17 over Eastern Ukraine today. “This is terrible news for the families and friends ... More >>

Governor-General to attend D-Day Commemorations in France

Wednesday, 28 May 2014, 2:55 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae will undertake a visit to France next week to take part in the Commemorations of the 70th Anniversary of D-Day. More >>

Governor-General's speech at the Cassino War Cemetery

Monday, 19 May 2014, 11:31 am | Government House

Speech given on Sunday 18 May by the Governor-General at the Cassino War Cemetery, Italy, to mark the 70th anniversary commemorations of the Cassino Battles. E aku rangatira O Itari, O Cassino, Tenei aku mihi mahana ki a koutou, Ki nga maunga, Nga ... More >>

Governor-General to visit United States, Italy and Ethiopia

Thursday, 8 May 2014, 11:34 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, and Lady Janine Mateparae are about to embark on a significant overseas visit which will highlight the positive role New Zealand plays in world affairs. More >>

New envoys to present their credentials

Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 2:23 pm | Government House

New envoys to present their credentials Envoys for Solomon Islands, Timor-Leste, Tanzania, Portugal and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea will present their credentials to the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, at Government ... More >>

Governor-General to visit Turkey

Thursday, 17 April 2014, 1:07 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, is to visit Turkey next week to lead New Zealand’s representation at the annual Gallipoli commemorations. More >>

Government House to be opened to the public

Wednesday, 26 February 2014, 4:04 pm | Government House

The Governor-General of New Zealand, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, and Lady Janine Mateparae, will open Government House to the public on Friday 28 February and Saturday 1 March, 2014. More >>

Nominations to open for ANZAC of the Year

Saturday, 1 February 2014, 3:27 pm | Government House

Nominations will open on Monday 3 February for The Governor-General’s ANZAC of the Year award, which seeks to celebrate New Zealanders whose work or actions embody the spirit of ANZAC. It was announced today in Wellington that the Award, established ... More >>

Governor-General to visit Niue and the Cook Islands

Tuesday, 15 October 2013, 10:03 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, is to visit Niue and the Cook Islands later this week to reaffirm New Zealand’s close ties with the two South Pacific nations. More >>

Gov-Gen to present Badge of the General Fono of Tokelau

Friday, 4 October 2013, 12:09 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, will present the Badge of the General Fono of Tokelau to the Ulu-o-Tokelau, Aliki Faipule Salesio Lui, at a ceremony at Government House Wellington on Monday 7 October at 3pm. More >>

Governor-General Marks 120 Years of Women’s Suffrage In NZ

Tuesday, 17 September 2013, 12:25 pm | Government House

The 120th anniversary of women’s suffrage is being marked with two special investiture ceremonies and investiture dinner at Government House this week. More >>

Governor-General to visit South East Asia

Wednesday, 31 July 2013, 11:30 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, is to visit South East Asia to promote New Zealand interests in Viet Nam, Cambodia and Laos. The Governor-General and Lady Janine Mateparae arrive in Viet Nam on 3 August before visiting Cambodia ... More >>

Governor-General welcomes news of the Royal baby

Tuesday, 23 July 2013, 10:09 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, has welcomed news of the birth of the Royal baby. More >>

Government House Visitor Centre marks milestone

Friday, 19 July 2013, 11:57 am | Government House

The Government House Visitor Centre marked a significant milestone with it recording its 1000th visitor today (19 July 2013). More >>

New envoys to present their credentials

Wednesday, 26 June 2013, 3:53 pm | Government House

Envoys for Israel, Mali, Mauritius, Colombia, and Benin will present their credentials to the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, at Government House in Wellington tomorrow (Thursday 27 June 2013). More >>

President of Timor-Leste to visit New Zealand

Friday, 21 June 2013, 2:12 pm | Government House

The President of the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste, HE Taur Matan Ruak, will make a State Visit to New Zealand next week. More >>

Investitures at Government House Wellington

Monday, 20 May 2013, 10:54 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, and Lady Janine Mateparae, will host five ceremonies at Government House Wellington on Tuesday 21 May (10am and 2.30pm), Wednesday 22 May (10am), Thursday 23 May (10am and 2.30pm) and Friday ... More >>

Commission Identifies Companies Liable For $50 Million Levy

Monday, 20 May 2013, 10:53 am | Government House

The Commerce Commission today released its draft determination of the amounts telcos will pay towards the $50 million Telecommunications Development Levy for 2011/12. More >>

Pakistan, the Seychelles, Qatar envoys present credentials

Wednesday, 15 May 2013, 4:21 pm | Government House

Envoys for Pakistan, the Seychelles and Qatar will present their credentials to the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, at Government House in Wellington tomorrow (Thursday 16 May 2013). More >>

Investitures at Government House Auckland

Monday, 6 May 2013, 3:36 pm | Government House

Former All Black Sir John Kirwan, Olympic rowers and medalists Hamish Bond, Nathan Cohen, Eric Murray, netballer Temepara Bailey, rugby league coach Graham Lowe, educationalist and businesswoman Dame Wendy Pye, Māori academic Professor Linda Smith, and former ... More >>

 

 

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