The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, and Lady Janine Mateparae, will tomorrow undertake their first visit to Christchurch and Canterbury since being sworn-in on 31 August this year.
Cricketer Stephen Fleming, Silver Ferns Coach Ruth Aitken, plastic surgeon Professor Swee Tan, businessman Christopher Parkin, former Mayor of Wellington Kerry Prendergast, winemaker Allan Scott, and educationalist Sir John Graham are among more than 120 people whose diverse achievements will be celebrated at investiture ceremonies at Government House in Wellington this week.
New ambassadors from Viet Nam, Argentina, Algeria and El Salvador presented their credentials to Governor-General Sir Anand Satyanand at a ceremony at Government House, Wellington on Thursday, 16 June 2011.
Rugby League legend Steve Price and veteran broadcaster Phillip Leishman are among more than 30 people whose diverse achievements will be celebrated at investiture ceremonies at Government House Auckland this Thursday.
The Governor-General, Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand, and Lady Susan Satyanand, are returning to Christchurch today (Monday 7 March 2011) to offer further support to those affected by the 22 February earthquake and to those assisting in the clean-up and community welfare efforts.