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Investitures At Government House Wellington

Thursday, 16 May 2024, 4:08 pm | Government House

The Governor-General The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro and Dr Richard Davies will host nine investiture ceremonies. More >>

Governor-General's Anzac Day Dawn Service Address

Thursday, 25 April 2024, 11:03 am | Government House

With our collective remembrance, and steadfast belief in our common humanity, we strengthen our hope and resolve to do what we can to foster dialogue and understanding, and to heal divisions in our pursuit of peace. More >>

Governor-General's Speech - Mihi Whakatau, Te Whare Rūnanga Saturday 3 Feb

Saturday, 3 February 2024, 12:12 pm | Government House

Ko ‘te amorangi ki mua’ Ko ‘te hāpai ō ki muri’ Tuatahi ki te Atua, koia te tīmatanga, koia ano te whakamutunga o ngā mea katoa. Tātai whetū ki te rangi, mau tonu, mau tonu Tātai tangata ki te whenua, ngaro noa, ngaro noa. Ka hoki mai ... More >>

Governor-General Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro’s statement on the death of Sir Michael Hardie Boys, GNZM, GCMG, QSO, KStJ, PC

Saturday, 30 December 2023, 3:37 pm | Government House

30 December 2023 The Governor-General Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro and Dr Richard Davies were deeply saddened to learn of the recent passing of former Governor-General Sir Michael Hardie Boys. Sir Michael served as Governor-General from 1996-2001, and came ... More >>

Governor-General’s Official Visit To Malaysia

Friday, 29 September 2023, 2:49 pm | Government House

The Governor-General of New Zealand, Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, and Dr Richard Davies will depart for an official visit to Malaysia on Sunday 1 October 2023. Their Excellencies are travelling to Malaysia at the invitation of His Majesty Yang di-Pertuan Agong ... More >>

Message Of Condolence For The Passing Of HRH Princess Mele Siu'ilikutapu Kalaniuvalu Fotofili

Wednesday, 31 May 2023, 5:09 pm | Government House

His Excellency Dr Davies and I wish to extend our deepest condolences to His Majesty King Tupou VI and the Tongan Royal Family following the recent passing of Princess Mele Siu'ilikutapu Kalaniuvalu Fotofili. Her Royal Highness committed her life to ... More >>

Investitures And Bravery Awards At Government House Wellington

Monday, 22 May 2023, 6:23 am | Government House

The Director-General of Health through the Covid-19 pandemic Sir Ashley Bloomfield, te reo champion and educator Sir Haare Williams, and philanthropist Sir Mark Dunajtschik will receive the insignia of a Knighthood this week at Government House Wellington. ... More >>

Young People Celebrated At Government House

Saturday, 20 May 2023, 4:16 pm | Government House

Rangatahi from across Aotearoa are amongst a select group to receive their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Hillary Award at ceremony in Wellington on Saturday. Local students joined around 80 rangatahi from across Aotearoa to receive their Gold Duke ... More >>

Statement From The Governor-General Regarding The Newtown Fire

Tuesday, 16 May 2023, 5:52 pm | Government House

Dr Davies and I are deeply shocked and saddened by the loss of life at the Newtown hostel fire last night. As neighbours in the Newtown community, we extend our deepest sympathy to the families and whānau of the victims, and our gratitude to the emergency ... More >>

Administrator of the Government, The Rt Hon Dame Helen Winkelmann's address at the 2023 Anzac Day National Commemoration

Tuesday, 25 April 2023, 6:49 pm | Government House

Rere ana nga roimata o Hine Tērā te pae, o Te Riri. Huihuia mai tātau katoa Tēnei te pae, o Maumahara. E nga iwi, kei aku rangatira Wahine ma, tāne mā Tēnā tātau katoa. I wish to specifically acknowledge: - Taranaki Whānui - The Right Honourable ... More >>

Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, Address At The State Memorial Service For Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Monday, 26 September 2022, 7:42 pm | Government House

The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO Address at the State Memorial Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II ~ Ka kotahi atu te rerenga o te Kotuku ki tona taunga, ko te Atua e kiia nei: "Haere mai ki ahau koutou e taimaha ana, ā, māku ano ... More >>

Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, Address At The State Memorial Service For Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Monday, 26 September 2022, 7:42 pm | Government House

The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro, GNZM, QSO Address at the State Memorial Service for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II ~ Ka kotahi atu te rerenga o te Kotuku ki tona taunga, ko te Atua e kiia nei: "Haere mai ki ahau koutou e taimaha ana, ā, māku ano ... More >>

Investitures At Government House Wellington

Sunday, 11 September 2022, 5:25 pm | Government House

To commemorate Queen Elizabeth II’s Platinum Jubilee, two additional members will receive New Zealand’s highest honour at investitures this week. Former Governor-General Dame Silvia Cartwright receives an additional Order of New Zealand for her extensive ... More >>

Condolence Letter From Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro To King Charles III

Saturday, 10 September 2022, 2:09 pm | Government House

10 September 2022 The Rt Hon Dame Cindy Kiro has sent a letter of condolence to King Charles III on behalf of the people of New Zealand. More >>

Public Statement By The Governor-General

Friday, 9 September 2022, 9:00 am | Government House

It was with great sorrow that I received notification today from Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II died on 8 September at Balmoral. The death of Her Majesty is a great loss to the Royal Family and all the people of Her Majesty’s ... More >>

Congratulatory Statement From The Governor-General Regarding The Platinum Jubilee Of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Thursday, 2 June 2022, 11:45 am | Government House

As New Zealand’s representative of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Queen of New Zealand, and on behalf of the people of Aotearoa New Zealand, I am delighted to express the warmest best wishes to Her Majesty as we celebrate the Platinum Jubilee of her ... More >>

Governor-General’s Visit To The UK For The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Week

Tuesday, 31 May 2022, 9:56 am | Government House

On 6 February this year Her Majesty the Queen, New Zealand’s Head of State, became the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee, marking 70 years of service to the people of the United Kingdom, the Realms and the Commonwealth. On 1 June, ... More >>

Governor-General's Address At The National Commemoration Service

Monday, 25 April 2022, 5:27 pm | Government House

“Me haehaetia koia te rau i peke i te matangi? Should the leaf withered by the wind be slashed?” This was said by Pomare in the early 1820s when he heard that Hongi Hika had returned to Te Totara pa and defeated its inhabitants, despite peace ... More >>

Governor-General’s ANZAC Day Dawn Address At Pukeahu

Monday, 25 April 2022, 6:23 am | Government House

He tao huata e taea te karo, He tao na Aitua, e kore.” “The thrust of a spear shaft may be parried; that of Death never” Ata atamarie e koutou I te atatu. I acknowledge The Honourable Grant Robertson, Deputy Prime Minister Her Excellency ... More >>

ANZAC Day Message From HRH The Prince Of Wales

Monday, 25 April 2022, 6:19 am | Government House

On this A.N.Z.A.C. Day, my wife and I are thinking of all the courageous troops who endured so much in 1915 on the beaches and in the rugged hills of the Gallipoli Peninsula. As we pause to reflect on the sacrifice of the Armed Services personnel ... More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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