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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

Waitangi Day Garden Reception ballot closes soon

Media statement
Issue date: 
Tue 2 Oct 2018

The ballot to attend the 2019 Waitangi Day Garden Reception at Government House is set to close on Friday at midnight (5 October, 2018).

​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.

Recent speeches

Katherine Mansfield House and Garden Anniversary

Speech
Issue date: 
Sun 14 Oct 2018

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.

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

I specifically acknowledge:

2018 Halberg Games

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 5 Oct 2018

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.

ArtCrime2018: The Symposium

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 22 Sep 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e Kui  mā, e Koro mā e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

Thank you for inviting me to here today to speak at ArtCrime 2018.

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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