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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 >>

Governor-General to welcome Royals

Tuesday, 3 November 2015, 1:25 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae is looking forward to officially welcoming TRH The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall to New Zealand tomorrow as the royal couple arrives in Wellington to begin a seven day visit. More >>

Investitures at Government House

Monday, 7 September 2015, 3:21 pm | Government House

Social campaigners Louise Nicholas and Lesley Elliott; New Zealand cricket captain Brendon McCullum; internationally recognised health researcher and the Prime Minister’s Chief Science Advisor Dr Peter Gluckman and New Zealand’s first professor of Pacific ... More >>

Governor-General’s visit to Turkey

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 8:01 am | Government House

Yesterday, the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae commenced an official visit to Turkey which will culminate in the commemorations to mark the centenary of the Battle of Chunuk Bair on Saturday. More >>

Governor-General comments on the death of Les Munro

Wednesday, 5 August 2015, 7:59 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has noted the passing of Les Munro, the last remaining airman from the Dambuster Raid: “In this year where we are marking the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, it ... More >>

Governor-General’s visit to China

Saturday, 18 July 2015, 6:26 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae will fly to China on 19 July for a State Visit, and return to New Zealand on 25 July. They will visit Shanghai, Beijing and Harbin, in Heilongjiang Province. More >>

New envoys to present their credentials in Wellington

Tuesday, 14 July 2015, 10:47 am | Government House

New envoys to present their credentials in Wellington Envoys for Canada, Japan, Singapore, Ghana and Serbia will present their credentials to the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, at Government House in Wellington on Wednesday ... More >>

New envoys to present their credentials in Wellington

Tuesday, 2 June 2015, 2:30 pm | Government House

Envoys for Romania, Cyprus, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Norway will present their credentials to the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, at Government House in Wellington on Wednesday (Wednesday 03 June, 2015). The ceremony, which will ... More >>

Governor-General congratulates Duke and Duchess of Cambridge

Sunday, 3 May 2015, 11:13 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has expressed his delight at the news of the birth of a daughter to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. More >>

Governor-General's speech for Dawn Service, Anzac Day

Saturday, 25 April 2015, 6:35 am | Government House

Ka mihi anō ahau ki a koutou katoa e huihui nei ki te whakamaumāhara i te rā o ANZAC me te whakamaumāhara ki a rātou mā i mate ki tēnei pakanga - ngā hoia hoa piri me ngā hoia hoa riri. E kore rawa koutou e warewaretia. Kia ora tātou ... More >>

Louise Nicholas is ANZAC of the Year

Thursday, 23 April 2015, 6:19 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has presented the 2015 Anzac of the Year Award to Survivor Advocate Louise Nicholas at a function at Government House in Wellington this evening (5.30pm,Thursday 23 April, 2015). The Governor-General’s ... More >>

Governor-General's speech for opening of Pukeahu

Saturday, 18 April 2015, 11:53 am | Government House

Rau Rangatira mā, kua huihui mai i tēnei rā - whakamaumāhara, nau mai, haere mai, ki roto i te wairua o maumaharatanga. Tēnā tātou katoa. More >>

Nationhood Event to celebrate Pacific Health Initiatives

Thursday, 5 March 2015, 10:10 am | Government House

Pacific Island health will be the focus of a Nationhood reception at Government House in Auckland on Friday. The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae will host four organisations promoting public health initiatives to combat conditions ... More >>

 

 

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