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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

​Investitures at Government House Wellington

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 11 May 2018

Author Joy Cowley, politicians Dame Annette King and Peter Dunne, former Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler, “Bugman” Ruud Kleinpaste, fashion designer Margarita Robinson, peanut butter supremo Pic Picot, broadcasters Lloyd Scott and Phillip Sherry an

Governor-General at the Commonwealth Games

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 2 Apr 2018

The Governor-General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne will travel to the Gold Coast tomorrow as New Zealand’s official representatives at the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.

Governor-General's State Visit to Malaysia

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 4 Dec 2017

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy will leave New Zealand tomorrow for a four-day State Visit to Malaysia. The visit will mark the 60th year of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Malaysia, following its independence in 1957.

Recent speeches

Defence Force Change of Command

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 29 Jun 2018

My greetings to our distinguished guests, and men and women of our Defence Force. I specifically acknowledge

Lieutenant General Tim Keating, current Chief of Defence Force, and Mrs Brenda Keating

Matariki Reception 2018

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 15 Jun 2018

Kei aku nui, tae atu ki te hunga taiohi, nau mai, haere mai.

Haere mai tatau i te wā o Matariki nei, me Puanga.

Nā rātau te ki, ” No runga ngā mea papai katoa “.

NZ Down Syndrome Association Awards 2018

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 14 Jun 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Recent educational publications

Royal Tours

Education
Issue date: 
Wed 12 Jul 2017

Gavin McLean, 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

Gavin McLean, 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

Gavin McLean, 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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