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