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Joint Anzac Service at the Be'er Sheva War Cemetery

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 31 Oct 2017

We are gathered here today to commemorate the Battle of Beersheba and the Sinai-Palestine campaign, which lasted from April 1916 until October 1918.

New Zealand Commemorative Service for the Battle of Beersheba

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 31 Oct 2017

E nga mana, e nga reo, o enei takiwa me te hau kainga o Aotearoa, tena koutou katoa.

Haere mai tatau ki te whakamahara i a ratau, nga toa, nga rakaukawa o nga pakanga o mua.

Governor-General to visit Israel

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 27 Oct 2017

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne will travel to Israel today, where they will represent New Zealand at official commemorations to mark the centennial of the Battle of Beersheba.

2017 State Dinner for the President of Ireland

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 24 Oct 2017

E ngā iwi o ngā hau e wha, tena koutou.

Nau mai Haere mai

Nau mai ki Te Whare Kawana o Aotearoa.

Nau mai i o koutou whenua, o maunga o moana.

Nga Taonga Sound and Vision Foundation

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 19 Oct 2017

E te ropu o nga Taonga Whitiahua me nga Taonga Korero, tena koutou.

Nau mai, haere mai.

Nau mai ki te Whare Kawana o Aotearoa.

Graeme Dingle Foundation Awards Ceremony

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 18 Oct 2017

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Tāmaki Makaurau.

Matairangi Mahi Toi Pasifika artist in residence Lindah Lepou showcase

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 13 Oct 2017

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.

Commemoration of the Battle of Passchendaele

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 12 Oct 2017

Kei aku rangatira, e pae nei i tenei ra, tena koutou.

Nau mai, ki te pae o Maumahara.

Haria mai o tatau tini aitua, tae atu hoki ki a Lewis Moeau, kia mihia e tatau.

Belgian Memorial Unveiling

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 12 Oct 2017

Today’s commemorations have provided an opportunity to pause and remember the service and sacrifice of our forebears in the Battle of Passchendaele.

Frances Clarke Awards 2017

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 10 Oct 2017

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.

Royal Society Te Aparangi 150th Anniversary 2017 NZ Research Honours

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 10 Oct 2017

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.

Winston Churchill Fellows

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 4 Oct 2017

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.

Women in Leadership Day

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 3 Oct 2017

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.

Thank you for your warm welcome and for inviting me to speak to you today.

Dinner for senior members of the Judiciary

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 2 Oct 2017

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 rā ki te Whare Kawana o Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Hamilton Girls High School

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 29 Sep 2017

 

 

E te Kura Kohine o Kirikiriroa e tu

Tenei au te hoki penei mai, i to koutou karanga.

Tenei hoki aku mihi nui, Ki a tatau i tēnei wa.

The Maori Women's Welfare League Conference

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 28 Sep 2017

Tēnā koutou ngā Wahine Māori Toko i Te Ora. 

Mihi mai whakatau mai.

He mahi nui, he mahi rangatira

nga mahi huhua a Te Ropu Wahine Maori.

Kudos Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 28 Sep 2017

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.

David and I are very pleased to be here to celebrate Waikato excellence in science and innovation.

White Camellia Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 19 Sep 2017

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.  Kia ora tātou katoa.

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

The Governor-General's role in a General Election

Constitutional
Issue date: 
Tue 12 Sep 2017
Role of the Governor-General in a General Election

At least once every three years, the Prime Minister announces the date for an election. Governors-General play a significant constitutional role in the election process.

ACAP meeting

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 12 Sep 2017

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.

Centenary of St Mark's School

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 11 Sep 2017

Rau rangatira mā, e nga tamariki o tēnei kura, e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou,

kia ora tātou katoa.

Opening of the Rainforest Centre at Pukeiti Gardens

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 9 Sep 2017

E ngā iwi o Taranaki e pae nei, tena koutou.

Taranaki Tūturu, tena koutou; mihi mai, whakatau mai.

2017 Women of Influence Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 7 Sep 2017

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

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa

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

Opening of The Corsini Collection exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 2 Sep 2017

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, 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 acknowledge

Te Waka Toi Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 26 Aug 2017

Kei aku rangatira, kei aku nui, tena koutou katoa. 

E Te Waka Toi, e Te Toi Aotearoa, me nga kaimahi toi Maori, me nga Whanau, tena koutou katoa. 

Investitures in Wellington

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 25 Aug 2017

Rugby great and community activist Michael Jones; Te Reo champion Professor Timoti Karetu; bungy supremo A.J Hackett; former Tall Blacks coach Keith Mair; writer Emily Perkins; actor Rachel House and entertainer Shane are amongst the people whose achiev

Diversity Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 24 Aug 2017

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.

Auckland Investitures August 2017

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 11 Aug 2017

Former Prime Minister Sir John Key, Black Grace founder Neil Ieremia, artist Dr Fiona Pardington, TV producer Dame Julie Christie, adventurer and humanitarian Sir Graham Dingle, singer Annie Crummer and top chef Michael Meredith are amongst the people w

Association of Former MPs

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 8 Aug 2017

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.

 

GovHack

Speech
Issue date: 
Sun 30 Jul 2017

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.

Young Enterprise Trust - NZ Business Hall of Fame Gala Dinner

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 27 Jul 2017

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

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

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

Holocaust Centre 10th year Anniversary Dinner

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 26 Jul 2017

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.

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