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Merchant Navy Day

Speech
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Thu 3 Sep 2015
Delivered at a Merchant Navy Day commemorative service at the National War Memorial.

A ceremony of welcome in New Zealand

Feature
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Fri 21 Aug 2015

The Governor-General often hosts ceremonies of welcome for Heads of State and dignitaries from other countries.

Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award New Zealand Fellows and Members of the World Fellowship Dinner

Speech
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Fri 14 Aug 2015
Delivered at a dinner at Government House.

New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults

Speech
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Thu 13 Aug 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at the New Zealand Book Awards for Children and Young Adults at Government House in Wellington

Chunuk Bair National Ceremony

Speech
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Sat 8 Aug 2015
Delivered at the National Ceremony at Chunuk Bair to mark the centenary of the Battle of Chunuk Bair.

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Awards

Speech
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Fri 31 Jul 2015
Speech given by the Official Secretary Greg Baughen on behalf of the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae

Fairfax Media Hall of Fame Gala Dinner

Speech
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Wed 29 Jul 2015
Delivered on 29 July at the Langham in Auckland.

Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award Luncheon

Speech
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Wed 29 Jul 2015
Delivered on 29 July at Government House for Duke of Edinburgh's Hillary Award New Zealand Fellows and Members of the World Fellowship of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Foundation.

Opening of a new wing at Canterbury Charity Hospital

Speech
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Tue 28 Jul 2015
Speech given at the opening of the east wing of the Canterbury Charity Hospital and a celebration of the work of the volunteers.

Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps Reception

Speech
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Fri 17 Jul 2015
Speech given at a reception marking 100 years since the formation of the Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps

ASEAN 40

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 16 Jul 2015
Delivered at a dinner to mark the 40th anniversary of New Zealand's diplomatic relations with ASEAN and the 20th Anniversary of the Asia Forum.

State Banquet Speech Singapore

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 7 Jul 2015
Delivered at a State Banquet at Istana, on 7 July 2015.

Charlotte Royale cake recipe

Feature
Issue date: 
Mon 6 Jul 2015

ASEAN NZ 40th Reception

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 6 Jul 2015
Delivered on 6 July 2015 at the New Zealand Residence in Singapore, at a reception to celebrate 50 years of friendship with Singapore and 40 years of partnership with ASEAN.

Age Concern Luncheon

Speech
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Wed 1 Jul 2015
Delivered at a luncheon at Government House for clients and volunteers of Age Concern's Visitors' Service.

College Quadrangular Rugby Tournament Morning Tea

Speech
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Tue 30 Jun 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at a morning tea for students and staff involved in the College Quadrangular Rugby Tournament played between Wellington College, Nelson College, Christ's College and Wanganui Collegiate.

Kaibosh Food Rescue

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 30 Jun 2015
Speech given by Lady Janine Mateparae during a visit to Kaibosh Food Rescue in Wellington

Sir Peter Blake Trust Awards

Speech
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Fri 26 Jun 2015
Speech given at the 11th Annual Sir Peter Blake Trust Awards

NZ Down Syndrome Association Awards

Speech
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Fri 26 Jun 2015
Speech given at the NZ Down Syndrome Association Awards at Government House Auckland

Child Cancer Foundation Honorary Life Membership Awards

Speech
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Thu 25 Jun 2015
Speech given at Government House Auckland at the Child Cancer Foundation Honorary Life Membership Awards.

Tindall Foundation 20th Anniversary Awards

Speech
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Wed 24 Jun 2015
Speech given at an awards ceremony celebrating the Tindall Foundation's 20th Anniversary

Holiday Parks Association of New Zealand Annual Conference

Speech
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Wed 24 Jun 2015
Speech given at the opening of the Holiday Parks Association of New Zealand Annual Conference

Matariki Celebration Auckland

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 23 Jun 2015
Speech given at the Matariki celebrations at Government House, Auckland

Matariki Reception

Speech
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Fri 19 Jun 2015
Delivered at the Matariki Reception at Government House Wellington

Matariki Citizenship Ceremony

Speech
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Fri 19 Jun 2015
Delivered at the Citizenship Ceremony at Government House Wellington on 19 June 2015

Samaritans of Wellington 50 year celebration

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 16 Jun 2015
Delivered at a dinner at Government House in honour of Wellington Samaritans.

New Zealand Howard League for Penal Reform Graduation

Speech
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Fri 12 Jun 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae at Hawke's Bay Regional Prison during the graduation of three students from a literacy programme run by the New Zealand Howard League for Penal Reform.

Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga's Matariki Living Taonga Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 12 Jun 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at Te Taiwhenua o Heretaunga's Matariki Living Taonga Awards.

Springhill Addiction Centre

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 12 Jun 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at the official opening of its new 15 bed residential facility.

Napier Business Breakfast

Speech
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Fri 12 Jun 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at a Business Breakfast in Napier.

Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldiers' Memorial Hospital

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 11 Jun 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at the re-naming of Hawke's Bay Fallen Soldier's Memorial Hospital

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