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Publications

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

Dame Patsy's statement on the death of Sir Toke Talagi

Media statement
Issue date: 
Wed 15 Jul 2020

Governor-General’s condolences following the death of Sir Toke Talagi, former Premier of Niue

The Governor-General's donations to charities

Media statement
Issue date: 
Thu 16 Apr 2020

Governor-General’s donations to charities

The Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy, will be donating twenty percent of her salary over the next six months in support of a number of charities.

Death of Government House Kaumatua, Professor Piri Sciascia

Media statement
Issue date: 
Sat 18 Jan 2020

The Governor-General, HE Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne were deeply distressed to receive the news that Government House’s Kaumatua, Professor Piri Sciascia died this morning.

Recent speeches

Whakaari Commemoration

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 10 Dec 2020

Ngāti Awa ki te rangi, Ngāti Awa ki te whenua, Ngāti Awa tāngata

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa.

Mataatua Whare, te whare haumaru ai, i te tangata,

i te wa, o te pahūtanga o Whakaari.

E tu! E tu!

Aspen Institute New Zealand morning tea

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 4 Dec 2020

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi nui ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa. Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Speech From The Throne 2020

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 26 Nov 2020

E aku hoa i te ara o te whai,

Kia kotahi tā tātou takahi i te kō, ko tōku whiwhi kei tō koutou tautoko mai.

Ko tāku ki a koutou, hei whakapiki manawa mōku.

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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