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Honorary Doctorate from Massey University

Dame Cindy on Friday received an Honorary Doctorate in Health from her alma mater Massey University in Palmerston North. During her address to graduands in the beautiful Regent Theatre, Her Excellency said: 'We need critical-thinking, curious, empathetic people: to safeguard our democracy; to find solutions that will protect our planet and biodiversity; and to ensure that everyone has the opportunity to lead free, happy, and healthy lives.' Congratulations to all of this week's graduates, and all the very best for your future.

Dame Cindy receiving her Honorary Doctorate

You can read Dame Cindy's address to graduands here, and find more images from the ceremony here.

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