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News and events

The Governor-General website regularly publishes press releases, speeches, and image galleries, as well as the Governor-General's personal blog

Recent news, events and media statements

HRH The Prince of Wales Anzac Day Message 2022

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 25 Apr 2022

Her Majesty The Queen's Commonwealth Day Message 2022

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 14 Mar 2022

Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro’s Statement on the death of Dame Cath Tizard, ONZ, GCMG, GCVO, DBE, QSO

Media statement
Issue date: 
Sun 31 Oct 2021

MEDIA STATEMENT

Governor-General Dame Cindy Kiro’s Statement on the death of Dame Cath Tizard, ONZ, GCMG, GCVO, DBE, QSO

 

31 October 2021

​Governor-General to visit Australia

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 31 May 2021

The Governor-General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne depart for an official visit to Australia on Wednesday 2 June, 2021.

 

Announcement of New Governor-General

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 24 May 2021

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has announced her approval of the appointment of Dame Cindy Kiro as New Zealand’s next Governor-General.

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy has welcomed the news of her successor.

Formal Public Statement by the Governor-General on the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Media statement
Issue date: 
Sat 10 Apr 2021

It was with great sadness that I received notification today from Buckingham Palace that His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has died at Windsor Castle.

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