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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

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

Dame Patsy's visit to the United Kingdom

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 3 Jun 2019

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy is travelling to the United Kingdom today to represent New Zealand at international commemorations marking the 75th anniversary of D-Day.

Recent speeches

The Graeme Dingle Foundation Excellence Awards 2019

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 17 Oct 2019

 

 

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

 

I particularly acknowledge Sir Graeme Dingle,

Tuia 250-Encounters Welcome for European vessels, Gisborne

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 8 Oct 2019

Tena tatau katoa, kua tae mai nei, i tenei ahiahi.

Haere mai hoki, e nga tangata haere moana.

Nei ra aku mihi nui.

Tena haramai tatau.

My greetings to everyone gathered here this afternoon.

Haka Pohiri at Te Poho o Rawiri Marae

Speech
Issue date: 
Sun 6 Oct 2019

 

E nga mana toka tu moana, toka tu whenua, tena koutou. 

Kei nga manu o uta, o tai,  

nei ra aku mihi, ka tukua maiohatia. 

Koutou, nga iwi o te wākāinga, Ngati Oneone,

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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