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State Dinner for HM King Abdullah II of Jordan

Speech
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Mon 28 Nov 2016
Speech given by Dame Patsy Reddy at the State Dinner for HM King Abdulluh II of Jordan

Message from HRH The Prince of Wales

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Sat 19 Nov 2016

Launch of the Cindy Sherman Exhibition

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Fri 18 Nov 2016
Delivered at the launch of the Cindy Sherman Exhibition at City Gallery in Wellington

Opening of the Rural Women New Zealand Conference

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Fri 11 Nov 2016
Delivered at the opening of Rural Women New Zealand's conference at the James Cook Hotel in Wellington

State Dinner for the King and Queen of the Netherlands

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Mon 7 Nov 2016
Delivered at Government House in honour of Their Majesties King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

Mt Terako Queen's Commonwealth Canopy Covenant

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Fri 4 Nov 2016
Delivered at Mt Lyford Lodge at the unveiling of a plaque to mark the registration of New Zealand's first covenant for the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy

Law Commission 30th Anniversary Symposium

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Thu 3 Nov 2016
Delivered at the Banquet Hall in Parliament to attendees of the Law Symposium.

Frances Clarke Memorial Awards 2016

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Wed 26 Oct 2016
Delivered at an awards ceremony at Government House, on 26 October 2016

United Nations Day

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Tue 25 Oct 2016
Delivered at a reception, hosted by The Governor-General, HE The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO to mark the 70th anniversary of the United Nations Association of New Zealand (UNANZ)

Swearing-In Ceremony

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Mon 17 Oct 2016

Centenary of the Anzac Hall in Featherston

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Sun 16 Oct 2016
Delivered at a civic ceremony at the Anzac Hall on Sunday 16 October.

Graham Dingle Foundation Excellence Awards

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Wed 12 Oct 2016
Speech given by Dame Patsy reddy at the Graham Dingle Foundation Excellence Awards in Auckland.

RNZRSA Centennial Council

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Mon 10 Oct 2016
On 10 October, the Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne attended the centennial council of the RNZRSA at the Michael Fowler Centre in Wellington.

Launch of the Commonwealth Walkway

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Mon 3 Oct 2016
The Governor-general, Dame Patsy Reddy officially launched the Wellington Commonwealth Walkway at a ceremony outside Government House. Government House is one of the 32 sites included in the walkway which commemorates both HM The Queen's Golden Jubilee and the 150th anniversary of the founding of Wellington.

Suter Gallery

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Sat 1 Oct 2016
On 1 October, the Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne attended the re-opening of the Suter Gallery in Nelson

Whakatu Marae

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Sat 1 Oct 2016
On 1 October, the Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy visited Whakatu Marae in Nelson, in her first visit outside Wellington since she took on the role.

Swearing-in Ceremony

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Wed 28 Sep 2016
On 28 September, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO was sworn in as New Zealand's 21st Governor-General at Parliament.

Armorial Bearings - Sir Jerry Mateparae

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Fri 23 Sep 2016

Lady Janine Mateparae's speech at the State Farewell Luncheon

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Wed 24 Aug 2016
Delivered at the Banquet Hall, during the State Farewell Luncheon for the Governor-General, Lt Gen the Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine

State Farewell Luncheon

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Wed 24 Aug 2016
Delivered at the Banquet Hall at Parliament, on 24 August

Commemoration Service for the 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War

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Thu 18 Aug 2016
Delivered at the Hall of Memories, Pukeahu, on 17 August 2016, Vietnam Veterans' Day, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan.

Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre Opening

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Wed 17 Aug 2016
Speech given by Sir Jerry Mateparae at the official opening of the Queen Elizabeth II Pukeahu Education Centre at Pukeahu National War Memorial Park

Beer Braised Beef Cheeks

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Thu 4 Aug 2016

Order of New Zealand Dinner

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Fri 29 Jul 2016
Delivered on 29 July at a dinner to honour Members of the Order of New Zealand and their guests.

Suppliers' Reception in Wellington

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Wed 27 Jul 2016
On 27 July 2016, The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae hosted a reception for companies, tradespeople, medical personnel, and public servants who provide services to Their Excellencies or to Government House.

Vietnam Entertainers Medal Ceremony

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Wed 20 Jul 2016
The Governor-General. Sir Jerry Mateparae officiated at a medal ceremony for New Zealand singers and musicians who entertained the troops in Vietnam

Rio 2016 Paralympics NZ Team Presentation

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Tue 19 Jul 2016
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at the official presentation of the team for the Rio 2016 Paralympics

Duntroon Society Luncheon

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Sun 10 Jul 2016
The Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae and Lady Janine Mateparae hosted a luncheon for members of the Duntroon Society

Reception for the Diplomatic Corps

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Fri 8 Jul 2016
Delivered on 8 July at Government House Wellington, to Members of the Diplomatic Corps

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