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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

Message from the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex

Media statement
Issue date: 
Sat 16 Mar 2019

The message of condolence sent by the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and the Duke and Duchess of Sussex following the Christchurch mosque shootings.

 

Message from the Governor-General

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 15 Mar 2019

Statement released by Dame Patsy following the Christchurch mosque shootings:

Today’s tragic events in Christchurch have shocked all New Zealanders.

Governor-General's Visit to Le Quesnoy and the UK

Media statement
Issue date: 
Wed 31 Oct 2018

 

Waitangi Day Garden Reception ballot closes soon

Media statement
Issue date: 
Tue 2 Oct 2018

The ballot to attend the 2019 Waitangi Day Garden Reception at Government House is set to close on Friday at midnight (5 October, 2018).

​Investitures at Government House Wellington

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 11 May 2018

Author Joy Cowley, politicians Dame Annette King and Peter Dunne, former Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler, “Bugman” Ruud Kleinpaste, fashion designer Margarita Robinson, peanut butter supremo Pic Picot, broadcasters Lloyd Scott and Phillip Sherry an

Media Advisory: Governor-General visit to Gallipoli for Anzac Day

News and updates
Issue date: 
Fri 20 Apr 2018

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, will represent the people of New Zealand at the 2018 Anzac Day commemorations in Gallipoli.

Governor-General at the Commonwealth Games

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 2 Apr 2018

The Governor-General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne will travel to the Gold Coast tomorrow as New Zealand’s official representatives at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

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