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Recent media statements

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.

Official Visit to Japan and the Republic of Korea

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 18 Oct 2019

On Sunday 20 October the Governor-General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne depart for an official visit to Japan and the Republic of Korea.

Investitures at Government House Auckland September 2109

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 30 Aug 2019

Screenwriter Dame Fran Walsh; playwright Sir Roger Hall; rugby league coach and community stalwart Sir Graham Lowe; social worker and Maori activist Dame Atareta Koopu; broadcaster David Gapes; author and historian Gordon McLauchlan; psychiatrist and Te

Recent speeches

Ko Tatou, Tatou, 'We are one' National Remembrance Service (cancelled)

Speech
Issue date: 
Sun 15 Mar 2020

E te reo karanga- Ngai Tahu. Mihi mai, whakatau mai. Kei nga karangatanga maha. Kei nga iwi katoa, e hui nei “He maungarongo ki te whenua, e whakaaro pai ki nga tangata katoa”.

Order of New Zealand dinner 2020

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 6 Mar 2020

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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