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Blog posts in category 'Video'.

  • A message for the United Nations Decade of Indigenous Languages (2022-2032)

    Ko tōku reo tōku ohooho, ko tōku reo tōku māpihi maurea
    My language is my awakening, my language is the window to my soul

  • Message from Dame Patsy

    Dame Patsy shares her thoughts on the current situation with Covid-19.

    Here are the links she refers to in the video:

    Unite against Covid-19 site

  • New Year Message 2019

    Happy New Year, New Zealand! Dame Patsy wishes you all the best for a brighter, more sustainable 2019.

  • Christchurch Investiture

    Triathlete Andrea Hewitt, criminal lawyer Nigel Hampton and former Private Secretary to the Queen,The Rt Hon Sir Christopher Geidt were among the 18 recipients who received their insignia in Christchurch yesterday at the Air Force Museum of New Zealand

  • Auckland investitures - Thursday 11 October PM

    This afternoon twelve deserving honour recipients were presented with their insignia for outstanding services to tourism, business, Maori, health, conservation, music, equestrian sport, children and art, the horse racing industry, the Japanese community

  • Auckland Investitures - Thursday 11 October AM

    Congratulations to Sir John Rowles who receved the insignia of a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit at Government House in Auckland today.

  • Auckland Investitures - Wednesday 10 October AM

    Yachtsmen Peter Burling and Blair Tuke and our newest Dame, Emeritus Professor Dame Charmian O'Connor were among the 13 New Zealanders who were honoured for their contributions in education, chemistry, children's health, sailing, contempo

  • Auckland Investitures - Tuesday 9 October, PM

    The outstanding achievements, service and contributions of twelve people were recognised at this afternoon's investiture ceremony at Government House Auckland, including Robert Kerridge, ONZM, long associated with the promotion of animal welfa

  • Auckland Investitures - Tuesday 9 October AM

    Hip-hop pioneer DJ Sir-Vere and Black Fern Fiaoo Faamausili were amongst those acknowledged for their acheivements at Government House in Auckland today . Congratulations to all today's recipients.

  • Auckland Investitures- Monday 8 October PM

    Congratulations to the 12 amazing New Zealand women who received the insignia of their orders today at a special ceremony celebrating Suffrage 125 at Government House in Auckland.

  • Investiture Ceremony 27 September PM

    The final investiture ceremony for the week included honours for media personalities Richard Griffin and Grant Nisbett, and recognition for services to swimming, lifesaving, conservation, poetry and literature, musical play therapy, Maori and education,

  • Wellington Investiture - Thursday 27 September AM

    Pacific Island leader Dame Winnie Laban, and Flying Nun records founder Roger Shepherd were amongst the 16 New Zealanders honoured for their work and community service this morning at Government House in Wellington.

  • Wellington Investitures -Wednesday 26 September AM

    Representatives from our fire and emergency, police and defence force communities were amongst the 15 New Zealanders recognised for their service at this morning's investiture in Wellington.

  • Wellington Investiture Tuesday 25 September PM

    The film, television, theatre and fashion worlds were well represented at this afternoon's investiture ceremony at Government House in Wellington.

  • Wellington Investiture Tuesday 25 September AM

    Sir William English was knighted this morning at Government House in Wellington. He was one of 15 New Zealanders who received their insignia from Dame Patsy. Congratulations to all this morning's recipients!

  • Investiture Monday 24 September

    This evening 16 New Zealand women received their insignia from Dame Patsy at an investiture at Government House in Wellington.

  • Auckland Council International Women's Day celebration

    Dame Patsy joined a panel discussion on leadership at the Auckland Town Hall for Auckland Council's International Women's Day celebration.

  • Bledisloe Waitangi Day Address 2018

    Full coverage of Dame Patsy's Waitangi Day address at Government House in Auckland. Thanks to One News/ TVNZ for the footage.

  • New Year message 2018

    Dame Patsy and Sir David wish all New Zealanders a safe and happy New Year.

    Here is Dame Patsy's message for 2018, a year in which we mark a very special anniversary.

  • Visit to Al-Madinah School

    On Friday 17 November, Dame Patsy and Sir David visited Al-Madinah School in Auckland. Al-Madinah School gives its students a typical Kiwi education as well as a solid grounding in Islam.

  • Confirmation of the Speaker ceremony

    Dame Patsy officiated at the Confirmation of the Speaker ceremony at Government House on Tuesday. The Hon Trevor Mallard was confirmed as the Speaker of the House.

  • Dame Patsy at Beersheba

    Dame Patsy speaking at the New Zealand National Commemorative Service marking the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Beersheba. 

  • Swearing-in ceremony livestream

    Today Dame Patsy will be officiating at the swearing-in ceremony for new Ministers of the Crown at Government House in Wellington. Government House will be livestreaming the ceremony from 11am.

  • The Role of the Governor-General in a General Election

    With less than two weeks until the General Election, this is a good opportunity to outline the constitutional role played by a Governor-General, before and after an election.

  • Ngāti Pūkenga Claims Settlement Bill

    A camera crew filmed Dame Patsy signing three bills into existence this afternoon. The footage will be used for a video explaining how Parliament works and the steps required to bring a piece of legislation into existence.

  • Dame Patsy Reddy - New Year's Message 2017

  • The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy Swearing-in Ceremony

    The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy was sworn-in as the 21st Governor-General of New Zealand at Parliament on the 28 September, 2016

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