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Postponement of Governor-General’s Visit to Nelson-Tasman

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 3:52 pm | Government House

Media Advisory Postponement of Governor-General’s Visit to Nelson-Tasman Region Tuesday 15 November For immediate use More >>

Governor-General’s response to last night’s earthquake

Monday, 14 November 2016, 9:56 am | Government House

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, has expressed her condolences to the families of the people who lost their lives in last night’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake. She also acknowledged the impact of the subsequent aftershocks. More >>

Governor-General's swearing-in speech

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 1:03 pm | Government House

This cloak Tuakana is a kind gesture of Love and Goodwill/Aroha. I shall endeavour te repay this kindness with my Love and Goodwill/Aroha to the nation. More >>

Ballot for Waitangi Day Bledisloe Garden Reception Opens

Monday, 5 September 2016, 1:59 pm | Government House

The ballot for invitations to next year’s Waitangi Day Bledisloe Garden Reception at Government House in Wellington has opened online. More >>

Governor-General’s speech at the State Farewell Luncheon

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 4:35 pm | Government House

At my swearing-in ceremony in 2011, I spoke about the extraordinary honour that had been bestowed upon us. At the same time, I acknowledged just a little trepidation about what the next five years might bring. More >>

Governor-General’s Visit to Argentina and Brazil

Monday, 1 August 2016, 2:24 pm | Government House

On 2 August, the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae will depart for a visit to Argentina and Brazil. In Buenos Aires, the Governor-General will meet Mr Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina. More >>

Governor-General’s Visit to Greece and London

Friday, 13 May 2016, 9:45 am | Government House

On 15 May, the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae will depart for an official visit to Greece. In Athens, the Governor-General will meet His Excellency Mr Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the President of the Hellenic Republic, ... More >>

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 8:27 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has conveyed best birthday wishes of all New Zealanders to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrates her 90th birthday today. More >>

Governor-General’s visit to the Central North Island

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 10:02 am | Government House

Geothermal energy, junior environmentalists, and agricultural innovation will be part of the programme for the visit of the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae to the Central North Island. More >>

Governor-General's statement re appointment of Dame Patsy

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 12:03 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has welcomed the news of the appointment of his successor-designate, Dame Patsy Reddy. More >>

Appointment of Dame Patsy Reddy

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 11:44 am | Government House

The Queen, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister of New Zealand, has been pleased to approve the appointment of Dame Patsy Reddy as the next Governor-General of New Zealand. More >>

Nominations open for Governor-General’s Anzac of the Year

Friday, 19 February 2016, 10:17 am | Government House

Nominations open for The Governor-General’s Anzac of the Year Nominations have opened for The Governor-General’s Anzac of the Year award, which celebrates New Zealanders whose work or actions embody the spirit of Anzac. Presented in partnership ... More >>

Governor-General’s Waitangi Day Address

Tuesday, 9 February 2016, 9:26 am | Government House

Kia ora huihui tātou katoa. To the many, many people who have come at our invitation to celebrate this sacred day for the Treaty of Waitangi, I welcome you to Government House Auckland. I extend my greetings to all who are gathered here. More >>

Bledisloe Garden Reception cancelled at Government House

Saturday, 6 February 2016, 4:46 pm | Government House

Rain has forced Government House Auckland to cancel the Bledisloe Garden Reception, which was due to start at 4pm this afternoon. The Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae, will still be marking Waitangi Day with a special citizenship ceremony for 25 people ... More >>

New Year Message

Sunday, 3 January 2016, 6:23 pm | Government House

New Year greetings to you all. I hope you all have been able to relax and share time with family and friends during the festive season so far. More >>

Governor-General discharged from hospital

Monday, 7 December 2015, 11:50 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae is recuperating at Government House in Wellington after his recent successful cardiac surgery. More >>

Governor-General undergoes surgery

Monday, 30 November 2015, 1:13 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae is recuperating in hospital after undergoing cardiac surgery this morning. More >>

Governor-General statement on terrorist attacks in Paris

Monday, 16 November 2015, 3:16 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae said that the impact of the terrorist attacks on innocent civilians in Paris is being felt all around the world. He said “The close historic and cultural ties between France and New ... More >>

Statement from the Governor-General

Saturday, 14 November 2015, 10:37 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae said “New Zealanders are shocked and horrified by the events unfolding in Paris. More >>

Ballot for Waitangi Day Bledisloe Reception in Auckland

Thursday, 12 November 2015, 11:43 am | Government House

A ballot for invitations to next year’s Waitangi Day Bledisloe Reception at Government House in Auckland will open online on Friday 13 November at 12 noon. More >>

 

 

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