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Congratulatory messages

Congratulatory messages from the Governor-General and The Queen

Each year, Government House sends messages to people in New Zealand to celebrate significant wedding anniversaries and birthdays.

Her Majesty The Queen (through Government House) sends messages of congratulations on the following occasions:

  • wedding anniversary - 60th, 65th, 70th and every anniversary thereafter
  • birthday - 100 years, 105 years and older.

The Governor-General sends messages of congratulations on the following occasions:

  • wedding anniversary - 50th, 60th, 65th, 70th and every anniversary thereafter
  • birthday - 100 years, 105 years and older.

To find out more about anniversaries that qualify for a congratulatory message, contact us via:

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