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Governor-General congratulates New Zealand's Olympians

Monday, 22 August 2016, 5:20 pm | Governor General

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has congratulated all the New Zealand athletes who competed at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. He said that they had been great representatives of our country. More >>

Speech: Mateparae - Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

Monday, 25 April 2016, 1:27 pm | Governor General

ANZAC DAY 2016 NATIONAL SERVICE PUKEAHU NATIONAL WAR MEMORIAL PARK GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF NEW ZEALAND, LT GEN THE RT HON SIR JERRY MATEPARAE Tēnā koutou katoa e huihui nei, ki te whakamaumāhara i te rā o ANZAC, ki te whakamaumāhara ki a rātou mā ... More >>

Speech: Mateparae - Anzac Day Dawn Service

Monday, 25 April 2016, 1:23 pm | Governor General

Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, QSO Governor-General of New Zealand Anzac Day Dawn Service Pukeahu 25 April 2016 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 ... More >>

Anzac of the Year Award

Saturday, 23 April 2016, 1:48 pm | Governor General

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae presented the 2016 Anzac of the Year Award to Mataura ‘local hero’ Barbara Cunningham at a function at Government House in Wellington this evening. The Governor-General’s Anzac of the ... More >>

Governor-General's speech in Christchurch

Monday, 22 February 2016, 12:30 pm | Governor General

Rau rangatira mā e huihui nei, I tēnei rā whakamaumāhara, tēnā koutou, Ngaitahu tāngata – tēnā koutou, Te Maire, (Te Maire Tau) Ka mihi ahau ki a koe mo te whakamoemiti. Tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou, Kia ora huihui tātou katoa. Distinguished ... More >>

Governor-General of New Zealand - Waitangi Day Speech

Friday, 6 February 2015, 6:31 pm | Governor General

Tihe mauri ora! E te tini, e te mano, koutou katoa kua haere mai ki taku pōwhiri ki te whakanui i te rā tapu, mo Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Nau mai, haere mai ki te whare Kawana o Te Whanganui a Tara. Kia ora huihui tatou katoa. More >>

GG attending ceremony of condolences for HM King Abdullah

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 7:05 pm | Governor General

Governor-General attending ceremony of condolences for HM King Abdullah At the invitation of the Prime Minister, the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae will travel to Saudi Arabia to represent New Zealand at the ceremony of condolences ... More >>

Governor-General’s condolences following death of Saudi King

Saturday, 24 January 2015, 8:54 am | Governor General

Governor-General’s condolences following death of Saudi King The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has extended his condolences to the Royal Family and people of Saudi Arabia, following the death of HM King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz ... More >>

Governor-General of New Zealand - New Year Message 2015

Thursday, 1 January 2015, 10:29 pm | Governor General

Last year I was fortunate to visit two isolated, tranquil landscapes – at Wairau Bar and Rangihoua, places which may not be familiar to many New Zealanders. As it happens, they are of profound significance to the history of human settlement on ... More >>

Speech from the Throne: State Opening of Parliament, 21 Oct

Tuesday, 21 October 2014, 11:38 am | Governor General

Following the General Election, a National-led Government has been formed with a majority in the House on confidence and supply. Confidence and supply agreements have been signed between the National Party and, respectively, the ACT Party and ... More >>

Queen's Birthday Honours 2014

Monday, 2 June 2014, 10:40 am | Governor General

Queen's Birthday Honours 2014 THE ORDER OF NEW ZEALAND The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday, to make the following appointment to The Order of New Zealand: ONZ To be a Member of the said Order: Sir ... More >>

Governor General's NY Message Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae

Friday, 3 January 2014, 1:42 pm | Governor General

Kia ora koutou. Nga mihi o te tau hou. New Year greetings to you all. The New Year holidays are a time to enjoy the long summer days and reconnect with our family and friends. Spending time during the holidays at home, at the beach or at a park with ... More >>

Governor-General pays tribute to Nelson Mandela

Friday, 6 December 2013, 11:44 am | Governor General

The death of former South African President Nelson Mandela marks the passing of a global legend: a man and a leader whose example moved humanity and the world. For the people of South Africa, in particular, it is a time of great sadness. They mourn ... More >>

Gov General Speech to Press Gallery Dinner

Monday, 11 November 2013, 9:41 am | Governor General

It’s a pleasure for Janine and me to welcome you to Government House for what has become something of a tradition. At least once in a Governor-General’s term, full and life members of the Gallery are invited along to dinner. In part the invitation ... More >>

Sir Robert Chambers - statement from the Governor-General

Friday, 24 May 2013, 1:05 pm | Governor General

It is with great sadness that I learned of the death of Justice Robert Chambers, who will be remembered as one of New Zealand's great legal minds. Justice Chambers was appointed to New Zealand's highest court, the Supreme Court, in 2011, following ... More >>

Governor-General regarding the death of Hon Parekura Horomia

Tuesday, 30 April 2013, 11:26 am | Governor General

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Hon Parekura Horomia, MP for Ikaroa-Rawhiti and a former Minister of the Crown. More >>

ANZAC Day address

Friday, 26 April 2013, 9:19 am | Governor General

At first light, we gathered to mark ANZAC Day. ANZAC Day begins here as the new day dawns. It continues wherever New Zealanders and Australians are gathered as the rising sun makes its way around the world. More >>

Governor-General visits the Middle East

Thursday, 4 April 2013, 10:11 am | Governor General

4 April 2013— Media Release Governor-General visits the Middle East The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, is undertaking a five country visit to key nations in the Middle East. Sir Jerry and Lady Janine Mateparae have arrived in Afghanistan, ... More >>

New envoys to present their credentials

Tuesday, 19 March 2013, 11:59 am | Governor General

19 March 2013 Media Advisory New envoys to present their credentials Envoys for Malawi, Estonia, Laos and Finland will present their credentials to the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, at Government House in Wellington tomorrow (Wednesday ... More >>

President of Myanmar to visit New Zealand

Tuesday, 12 March 2013, 10:16 am | Governor General

12 March 2013 Media release President of Myanmar to visit New Zealand The President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, His Excellency U Thein Sein, will make a State Visit to New Zealand this week. Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry ... More >>

 

 

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