Back to top anchor

Blog post

Christchurch Visit - Day One:Te Waihora catchment and the Women's Leadership Forum

The Governor-General's visit to Canterbury this week has a theme of transformation and renewal. Te Waihora (Lake Ellesmere) catchment was a perfect place to begin, to see what is being achieved by the partnership between Ngai Tahu, ECAN and scientists from Lincoln University working together to restore waterways and wetlands that sustain Te Waihora.

Speech transcript   Image Gallery

This evening was about transformation of a different sort - the drive to increase female leadership across all sectors of society. Dame Patsy joined two inspirational women leaders, Toni Brendish, CE of Westland Milk, and Sian Simpson, who until recently led Kiwi Landing Pad in San Francisco, in speaking to the 150 attendees at the Canterbury Chamber of Commerce Women's Leadership Forum.

Speech transcript

Help us improve the Governor-General website

Your feedback is very important in helping us improve the Governor-General website.

5 + 1 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.