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The Governor-Generals' Blog archive

Blog posts in category 'Feature'.

  • Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Awards AGM

    Today Dame Patsy and Sir David hosted the board meeting for the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award Aotearoa New Zealand Hillary Award, with Dame Patsy later chairing the AGM.

  • Visit to the Royal New Zealand Ballet

    Dame Patsy and Sir David visited the headquarters of the Royal New Zealand Ballet in Wellington for a behind the scenes look at the company as it prepares for its latest production 'Romeo and Juliet'.

  • Farewell Call from the High Commissioner of Malaysia

    This morning, Dame Patsy received a farewell call from the High Commissioner of Malaysia, HE Dato' Kim Eng Lim

  • School visit

    An impromptu chat with students from Gisborne Girls High and Gisborne Boys High Schools today

  • The Association of Former MPs

    Last night the Association of Former MPs gathered at Government House and Dame Patsy presented Sean Chan with the prize for best essay in the Association's essay-writing competition for secondary school students.

  • Women in Law forum and reception

    Dame Patsy hosted an event for Women in Law at Government House in Wellington. Dame Patsy spoke to the guests about her career in law and the challenges and opportunities facing female lawyers today

  • Visiting the Holocaust Centre

    This afternoon, Dame Patsy and Sir David were given a tour of the Holocaust Centre in Wellington and met staff and volunteers.

  • Young Enterprise Trust - NZ Business Hall of Fame Gala Dinner

    Last Thursday, Dame Patsy was present to induct six more laureates, past and present, to the NZ Business Hall of Fame, and to congratulate the winners of the Young Enterprise Trust's programme in schools, which focuses on developing entrepreneurial

  • British Memorial at Pukeahu

    On 24 July, Dame Patsy and Sir David attended the unveiling of the British Memorial at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park by the Rt Hon Boris Johnson, the British Foreign Secretary.

  • Holocaust Centre 10th Anniversary Dinner

    On 26 July, Dame Patsy and Sir David hosted a dinner to mark the 10th year anniversary of the Holocaust Centre of New Zealand.

  • Credentials USA, Panama and Myanmar

    On Wednesday 28 June, 2017, Dame Patsy hosted credentials ceremonies for the Ambassadors of the United States of America, the Republic of Panama and the Republic of the Union of Myanmar.

  • Dame Patsy Reddy - New Year's Message 2017

  • Dame Patsy attends the 80th anniversary of the Air Tattoo

    The Air Tattoo is celebrating the 80th anniversary of the founding of the RNZAF.

  • 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, 2017

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