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Commonwealth Secretary-General and Australian High Commission

Today Dame Patsy received a vist from Commonwealth Secretary-General, Baroness Scotland. The pair talked about the importance of the relationship between New Zealand and the Commonwealth, climate change, empowering women and girls and support for small states.

Image of Dame Patsy and Commonwealth Secretary-General, Baroness Scotland

Image of Dame Patsy and Dame Quentin taking questions from the audience


Later, Dame Patsy headed to the Australian High Commission for the Women in Leadership speaker series. Dame Patsy and former Governor-General of Australia, Dame Quentin Bryce shared the stage to discuss life as the Governor-General, how to make a difference and women in leadership.

Photos of the speaker series 

Dame Patsy's speech


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