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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 >>

New envoys to present their credentials

Tuesday, 26 February 2013, 11:32 am | Governor General

New envoys to present their credentials Envoys for Egypt, South Africa, Mongolia, Georgia and Myanmar will present their credentials to the Governor-General, Lt Gen Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, at Government House in Wellington tomorrow (Wednesday ... More >>

Statement regarding the death of Ralph Hotere ONZ

Sunday, 24 February 2013, 8:40 pm | Governor General

It was with great sadness that I learned of the passing of Ralph Hotere – one of New Zealand’s preeminent artists. More >>

Waitangi Day Address 2013 - Governor-General of New Zealand

Wednesday, 6 February 2013, 5:04 pm | Governor General

Introduction and welcome Rau rangatira mā, e hui nei ki te Whare Kāwana o Tāmaki Makaurau—nau mai, haere mai, te Whakanui i te rā o Te Tiriti o Waitangi. Distinguished guests gathered here at Government House in Auckland, welcome to the celebrations ... More >>

Governor-General welcomes Royal announcement

Tuesday, 4 December 2012, 11:07 am | Governor General

It was with much joy and happiness that we learnt this morning that Their Royal Highnesses, The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, are expecting a baby. More >>

Governor-General to be Patron for NZ Fallen Heroes Trust

Thursday, 15 November 2012, 12:38 pm | Governor General

Governor-General to be Patron for New Zealand Fallen Heroes Trust The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, has agreed to be the inaugural Patron for a charitable trust recently formed to provide support for the families of soldiers ... More >>

Speech: Governor General - Military Commemorative Service

Saturday, 25 August 2012, 2:33 pm | Governor General

Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, QSO Governor-General of New Zealand Military Commemorative Service Embargoed to 2.30pm on 25 August 2012 More >>

A speech on behalf of the nation

Saturday, 11 August 2012, 2:02 pm | Governor General

Kia ora huihui tātou katoa i tēnei ra pouri. Greetings to all of us who are gathered on this sad day. More >>

Statement on the death of two soldiers in Afghanistan

Sunday, 5 August 2012, 11:18 am | Governor General

It was with great sadness that I learned of the tragic death of our two soldiers in the Bamiyan Province. The soldiers bring to seven the number of New Zealand Defence Force soldiers to be killed while on operations in Afghanistan. More >>

Governor-General Diamond Jubilee message

Saturday, 2 June 2012, 12:22 pm | Governor General

As the sun sets on Monday, more than 4,000 beacons throughout the world will be lit to mark the Diamond Jubilee of our Queen and Head of State, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. As the sun sets here on the day we officially mark the Queen’s birthday, those ... More >>

Death of the King of Tonga

Monday, 19 March 2012, 2:54 pm | Governor General

It was with much sadness that my wife Janine and I this morning learnt of the death of His Majesty King George Tupou V, the King of Tonga. More >>

 

 

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