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Ceremonial role

Dame Cindy Kiro presents the Sword of Honour to Elese Russell

The Governor-General represents the King and all New Zealanders at important public ceremonies, including Waitangi Day and Anzac Day commemorations.

The Governor-General also holds investiture ceremonies where New Zealand honours are conferred.

These ceremonies are an opportunity to celebrate the achievements of New Zealanders in fields as diverse as sport, science, business, education, the law, and public and community service.

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Last updated: 
Monday, 27 February 2017

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