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Public Statement By The Governor-General – For HRH Prince Philip

Saturday, 10 April 2021, 5:52 am | Government House

It was with great sadness that I received notification from Buckingham Palace that His Royal Highness Prince Philip has died at Windsor Castle. The death of His Royal Highness is a great loss to Her Majesty the Queen, the members of the Royal Family ... More >>

Message From Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Commemorating The 10th Anniversary Of The Canterbury Earthquakes

Monday, 22 February 2021, 1:26 pm | Government House

On the tenth Anniversary of the Canterbury earthquakes, as you gather to remember those lost and reflect on the devastating effects these earthquakes had on Christchurch, my thoughts are with you all. The loss of life was both sudden and tragic, profoundly ... More >>

Government House Tours Resume

Wednesday, 10 June 2020, 11:18 am | Government House

Government House’s Visitor Centre has resumed its free guided tours of Government House in Newtown, Wellington. The tours were cancelled during Covid-Alert levels 3 and 4. Visitors, including school and community groups have an opportunity to explore ... More >>

Governor-General’s Donations To Charities

Thursday, 16 April 2020, 11:45 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy, will be donating twenty percent of her salary over the next six months in support of a number of charities. Dame Patsy says she is making this move to show leadership and support for sectors of the community affected ... More >>

Message From Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth To The People Of New Zealand

Tuesday, 7 April 2020, 9:11 am | Government House

As people across New Zealand and the Commonwealth are experiencing unprecedented changes to their lives, concerns for family and friends, and financial uncertainty, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I send my enduring thanks to those who continue ... More >>

Governor-General's Speech - Wellington Vigil

Sunday, 17 March 2019, 7:03 pm | Government House

E nga iwi e pae nei, tena koutou. Tena tatau i nga mahi tukino o te wa. Haere mai, tatau katoa, i te wa pouri nei. My greetings to all gathered here. I greet you acknowledging this troubled time. I welcome you all, together we feel the same sorrow. Like all ... More >>

Waitangi Day Garden Reception ballot closes soon

Tuesday, 2 October 2018, 12:58 pm | Government House

The ballot to attend the 2019 Waitangi Day Garden Reception at Government House is set to close on Friday at midnight (5 October, 2018). More >>

Governor-General visit to Gallipoli for Anzac Day

Friday, 20 April 2018, 3:28 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, will represent the people of New Zealand at the 2018 Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli. More >>

Governor-General Visit to Israel

Friday, 27 October 2017, 2:36 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne will travel to Israel today, where they will represent New Zealand at official commemorations to mark the centennial of the Battle of Beersheba. More >>

Governor-General’s Waitangi programme (3-6 February)

Thursday, 2 February 2017, 3:17 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy and husband Sir David Gascoigne are looking forward to their first official commemoration of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi on Monday. (6 February, 2017) More >>

Postponement of Governor-General’s Visit to Nelson-Tasman

Tuesday, 15 November 2016, 3:52 pm | Government House

Media Advisory Postponement of Governor-General’s Visit to Nelson-Tasman Region Tuesday 15 November For immediate use More >>

Governor-General’s response to last night’s earthquake

Monday, 14 November 2016, 9:56 am | Government House

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, has expressed her condolences to the families of the people who lost their lives in last night’s 7.5 magnitude earthquake. She also acknowledged the impact of the subsequent aftershocks. More >>

Governor-General's swearing-in speech

Wednesday, 28 September 2016, 1:03 pm | Government House

This cloak Tuakana is a kind gesture of Love and Goodwill/Aroha. I shall endeavour te repay this kindness with my Love and Goodwill/Aroha to the nation. More >>

Ballot for Waitangi Day Bledisloe Garden Reception Opens

Monday, 5 September 2016, 1:59 pm | Government House

The ballot for invitations to next year’s Waitangi Day Bledisloe Garden Reception at Government House in Wellington has opened online. More >>

Governor-General’s speech at the State Farewell Luncheon

Wednesday, 24 August 2016, 4:35 pm | Government House

At my swearing-in ceremony in 2011, I spoke about the extraordinary honour that had been bestowed upon us. At the same time, I acknowledged just a little trepidation about what the next five years might bring. More >>

Governor-General’s Visit to Argentina and Brazil

Monday, 1 August 2016, 2:24 pm | Government House

On 2 August, the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae will depart for a visit to Argentina and Brazil. In Buenos Aires, the Governor-General will meet Mr Mauricio Macri, President of Argentina. More >>

Governor-General’s Visit to Greece and London

Friday, 13 May 2016, 9:45 am | Government House

On 15 May, the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae will depart for an official visit to Greece. In Athens, the Governor-General will meet His Excellency Mr Prokopis Pavlopoulos, the President of the Hellenic Republic, ... More >>

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday

Thursday, 21 April 2016, 8:27 am | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has conveyed best birthday wishes of all New Zealanders to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as she celebrates her 90th birthday today. More >>

Governor-General’s visit to the Central North Island

Tuesday, 5 April 2016, 10:02 am | Government House

Geothermal energy, junior environmentalists, and agricultural innovation will be part of the programme for the visit of the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae to the Central North Island. More >>

Governor-General's statement re appointment of Dame Patsy

Tuesday, 22 March 2016, 12:03 pm | Government House

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae has welcomed the news of the appointment of his successor-designate, Dame Patsy Reddy. More >>

 

 
 
 
 
 

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