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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 >>

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

Friday, 13 February 2015, 11:41 am | Government House

Nominations have opened 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. Presented in partnership with the RSA, The Governor-General’s Anzac of the Year ... More >>

Governor-General’s visit to the Auckland Islands

Thursday, 12 February 2015, 1:52 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae leaves on Friday for a five-night visit to the Auckland Islands. More >>

Death of Apirana Mahuika

Tuesday, 10 February 2015, 9:35 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has added his condolences following the death of Ngati Porou leader Apirana Mahuika, who died in Gisborne yesterday. The Governor-General said “Apirana Mahuika will be sorely missed for his strong ... More >>

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 >>

 

 

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