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Government House Ballot Closes on Friday

Thursday, 30 October 2014, 2:52 pm | Government House

Government House Ballot Closes on Friday The ballot to attend the Bledisloe Garden Reception at Government House is due to close this Friday (31 October, 2014) at midday. It is the first time a ballot has been held for invitations to the Garden Reception, ... More >>

Ballot opens for Government House Waitangi Day event

Monday, 13 October 2014, 12:06 pm | Government House

A ballot is being held for invitations to next year’s Waitangi Day Bledisloe Reception at Government House in Wellington. Registrations for the ballot open at 12noon on Tuesday 14 October and run until the end of the month. At that point, 875 people ... More >>

Governor-General congratulates Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Tuesday, 9 September 2014, 2:15 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has expressed his delight at the news that the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are expecting a second child. More >>

Statement from the Governor-General on Ashburton Shootings

Monday, 1 September 2014, 5:21 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, has expressed his deep shock following the shooting of three people in Ashburton today. More >>

Governor-General to visit Glasgow

Friday, 25 July 2014, 1:12 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae are to represent the Government and the people of New Zealand at the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow. More >>

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 >>

 

 

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