Below, you'll find online forms to invite the Governor-General to your event, essential information on event organisation and answers to some basic questions about protocol.
Please note: as of 18 July 2018, we are no longer accepting invitations for the months of July, August, September, October and November.
Before you begin, please save the form to your computer then complete all fields and resave the form. You can email the completed form as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We recommend you also read the Governor-General's strategy, which outlines the Governor-General's priorities and areas of interest. This may help you frame your invitation.
The forms on this page are in Word format. Please contact email@example.com if you require the forms in an alternative format.
Inviting the Governor-General
To formally invite the Governor-General fill out this form.
Governor-General invitation form (DOC 276 KB). For this form to work properly, please ensure that you enable ActiveX controls in Microsoft Word.
If you are inviting Sir David Gascoigne only, please use this form.
Sir David Gascoigne Invitation Form (DOC 265 KB). For this form to work properly, please ensure that you enable ActiveX controls in Microsoft Word.
You can also print the form and mail it to us. Our postal address is:
Private Bag 39995
Wellington Mail Centre
Lower Hutt 5045
Attention: Diary Administrator