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The Governor-General website publishes a diverse range of information. You can filter publications by using the advanced filters in our Publication archive, view the latest Speeches, Image Galleries and News and Events, or use a keyword and advanced search options in our site-wide search.

Recent media statements

​Governor-General to visit Australia

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 31 May 2021

The Governor-General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne depart for an official visit to Australia on Wednesday 2 June, 2021.

 

Announcement of New Governor-General

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 24 May 2021

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has announced her approval of the appointment of Dame Cindy Kiro as New Zealand’s next Governor-General.

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy has welcomed the news of her successor.

Formal Public Statement by the Governor-General on the death of HRH The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

Media statement
Issue date: 
Sat 10 Apr 2021

It was with great sadness that I received notification today from Buckingham Palace that His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh has died at Windsor Castle.

Recent speeches

Parihaka

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 30 Jul 2021

He hōnore, he korōria 

he maungārongo ki te whenua,

he whakaaro pai ki ngā tāngata katoa

 

E koro- Taranaki

pataka iringa korero

maunga toka tū

maunga ahuru mowai o te iwi

Govett-Brewster Foundation 50 Dinner

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 29 Jul 2021

Whāngaitia te auaha i roto kia tupu, kia puāwai ai.

Nōku te hōnore ki te mihi ki nga ringa raupā,

na rātou te māia ki te whakatinana

te taiwhanga Govett-Brewster mai, i tōna timatanga.

The Christchurch Invitation

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 23 Jul 2021

Ina ako tātau ki te mārama

ki te hua o te rerenga kāwanatanga,

ka mōhio tātau, kai te pakeke tātau.

Ko te aroha he huānga māia i roto i tēnā .

 

He aha te mea nui o te ao?

Recent educational publications

Royal Tours

Education
Issue date: 
Wed 12 Jul 2017

The late Gavin McLean, former Senior Historian with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, looks at Queen Elizabeth's visits to New Zealand.

Changing Face of the Monarchy

Education
Issue date: 
Sat 1 Jul 2017

The late Gavin McLean, former Senior Historian with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, looks at Queen Elizabeth's reign. 

Māori and the Queen

Education
Issue date: 
Tue 13 Jun 2017

The late Gavin McLean, former Senior Historian with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, looks at Queen Elizabeth's reign. 

Last updated: 
Wednesday, 10 May 2017

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