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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 >>

Sultan of Brunei to visit New Zealand

Friday, 22 March 2013, 9:04 am | Government House

The Sultan of Brunei Darussalam, His Majesty Hassanal Bolkiah, will make a State Visit to New Zealand next week. More >>

King of Tonga to visit New Zealand

Friday, 22 February 2013, 10:19 am | Government House

The King of Tonga, His Majesty King Tupou VI, will make his first official state visit to New Zealand next week. More >>

New envoys to present their credentials

Monday, 3 December 2012, 3:30 pm | Government House

Envoys for Russia, Japan, Zambia and Ecuador will present their credentials to the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, at Government House in Wellington tomorrow (Tuesday 4 December). More >>

Statement on death of Lady June Blundell, ONZ, QSO, GCStJ

Thursday, 1 November 2012, 2:17 pm | Government House

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Lady June Blundell, one of the longest serving members of the Order of New Zealand. Lady June was made a member of New Zealand highest honour on 6 February 1988, a year after the Order was ... More >>

Royal birthday party attendees announced

Tuesday, 23 October 2012, 9:40 am | Government House

The 64 New Zealanders who will celebrate their birthday with HRH The Prince of Wales on 14 November have been chosen from more than 1500 applications. More >>

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