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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

Caring Families Aotearoa Excellence in Foster Care Awards 2020

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 6 Mar 2020

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi nui ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa. Warm greetings to you all, and welcome to Government House Wellington.

 

Launch of Koi Tu: Centre for Informed Futures

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 4 Mar 2020

 

E nga mana tiketike, rau rangatira ma.

Tenei aku mihi nui ki a koutou, i runga i tenei kaupapa nui,

e whakahuihui nei i a tātou.

Nau mai, haere mai ki te Whare Kawana.

Reception for Downtown Community Ministry's 50th Birthday

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 17 Feb 2020

 

E ngā kaihautu o te Manatū a-Hapori, te Manatū whakamana i ngā ‘taumai’

Haere mai ra!

Tomo mai ra, i te Whare Kawana o Te Whanganui a Tara

Haere mai ra tatou, ki te whakanui, i te huri tau, o te Manatū

SheEO reception at Government House Auckland 2020

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 12 Feb 2020

Kei aku māreikura, tēnā koutou,

Aku mihi nui ki a koutou, i tēnei ra.

Nau mai haere mai ki Te Whare Kawana.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

I am indeed delighted to welcome you here this evening.  

Pūkaha return

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 8 Feb 2020

E nga mana, e nga reo, Ngāti Haamua, Rangitāne whanui,

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tatou katoa.

He ra whakahirahira tenei, mo matou te Karauna, me koutou te iwi.

He kaupapa nui, no reira tēnā tatou mo tēnā.

Waitangi Day Address 2020

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 6 Feb 2020

Tēnā koutou katoa, kua tae mai nei i tēnei rā, o Waitangi.

Haere mai tatau, me te whaiwhakaaro

Mō to tatau whenua o Aotearoa.

Otira, mō tatau tonu, ngā iwi maha, o Aotearoa.

Opening of Te Rau Aroha Museum, Waitangi Treaty Grounds

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 5 Feb 2020

E ngā mana, e ngā reo, e ngā karangatanga o te wā, tēnā tātou

 

Ki a koutou e te mana whenua, ki a Ngāti Kawa, Ngāti Rāhiri, Ngāpuhi, tēnā rā koutou katoa

 

Luncheon for the Diplomatic Corps, 2020

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 5 Feb 2020

Kei aku Rangatira e pai nei, tēna koutou

Nau mai haere mai ki Kororāreka

Kia ora tatou katoa.

Greetings to you all  and  welcome to Russell.

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.

Maungapohatu Marae

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 21 Dec 2019

Maungapōhatu, tū tonu mai ra. 

E te Whanau whanui a Rua Kēnana

Nei ano aku mihi aroha. 

Stand tall Maungapōhatu

My continued aroha to the wider Whanau of Rua Kēnana.

 

Sustainable Business Network Awards 2019

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 28 Nov 2019

Thank you so much for inviting David and me here tonight. We are enthusiastic supporters of the Sustainable Business Network and its kaupapa, and we’re delighted to be here.

40th Anniversary Memorial Service: Mount Erebus Accident Flight TE 901

Speech
Issue date: 
Sun 24 Nov 2019

Inā te kī a rātau mā

Whatungarongaro te tangata

Toitū te whenua.

Nau mai e te hunga morehu

O tēnei aitua-nui o te motu

Tenei tonu tātau te tangi atu nei.

 

Reception for the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 19 Nov 2019

 

E te Tihi Whatukura, e te mareikura, tena korua.

Nau mai ki Aotearoa.

Haria mai o mana tiketike

Hei manaakitanga mai.

E te whakaminenga

Tena koutou katoa.

 

Papawai Marae Wananga

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 8 Nov 2019

 

E nga iwi o Te Wairarapa

Tena koutou katoa.

Tena koutou i Te Kotahitanga

Me tona kaupapa atawhai

Tona kaupapa paihere

I nga iwi o Aotearoa.

Otira, tena tatau katoa. 

 

Good Bitches Baking Celebration of Kindness

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 7 Nov 2019

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Nau mai haere mai ra ki te Whare Kawana.

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.

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,

Opening of Defence House

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 2 Oct 2019

Kei te hunga Mātātoa, tena koutou.

Nohou ra e Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa, te whare e tu nei.

Na reira, haramai e nga mana, e nga reo, e te hunga ngārahu.

Tena Tatau katoa.

 

I acknowledge

2019 Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 24 Sep 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 specifically acknowledge Hon Poto Williams, Minister for the Community and Voluntary Sector;

Eureka! Symposium 2019

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 13 Sep 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.

Te Wiki o te Reo Maori

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 9 Sep 2019

Kia ora tātou kātoa

e whakarauora ana i tēnei taonga o tātou,

arā, ko te reo Māori.

Kāore e mutu ngā mihi ki a koutou

ngā tamariki me ngā rangatahi –

ko koutou ngā pakeke, ngā kuia, ngā koroua o āpōpō.

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

SPCA Giving Hearts Legacy Programme

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 7 Aug 2019

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Tamaki Makaurau.

Foundation North Tohu Autaia

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 7 Aug 2019

Kei aku rangatira, tena koutou katoa

Ina tētahi waiata e mea ana

“Ko Matariki te whetū, hei arataki e”

No reira, haere mai koutou

Hei whetū arataki

Hei whetū tiaho iho mai

He mārama, he mārama.

Bold Steps

Feature
Issue date: 
Tue 6 Aug 2019

Taitamāhine mā, tena koutou. 

Nau Mai ki te Whare Kawana. 

Haria mai o wawata 

Haria mai o moemoea 

Poipoia ki te wairua kaha.

Koutou Katoa. 

Kia Ora Tatau katoa. 

Malvina Major Foundation Concert 2019

Speech
Issue date: 
Sun 4 Aug 2019

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Launch of Te Wiki o te Reo Maori

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 1 Aug 2019

Kia ora tātou katoa  i runga i tō tātou Aotearoatanga

 

It is a pleasure to formally launch Māori Language Week 2019, to be held from the 9th to the 15th of September. It’s now time to prepare.
  

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