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Anzac Dinner

Speech
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Sun 24 Apr 2016
Delivered on the eve at Anzac Day, at a dinner attended by Members of the Diplomatic Corps, Service Chiefs and veterans.

The Governor-General's ANZAC of the Year Award 2016 in association with the RSA

Speech
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Fri 22 Apr 2016
Speech given at the ceremony presenting the The Governor-General's ANZAC of the Year Award 2016 in association with the RSA to Barbara Cunningham of Mataura.

Reserve Bank launch of new banknotes

Speech
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Mon 11 Apr 2016
Delivered on 11 April at a reception to launch the new $20, $50 and $100 note at Government House.

Royal New Zealand Navy Parade

Speech
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Thu 31 Mar 2016
Delivered at the annual RNZN Division Parade in Auckland.

Our Nation's Children Art Competition

Speech
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Wed 30 Mar 2016
Delivered at a reception at Government House Auckland to launch the competition and the Bay of Islands Education Network.

Opening of the Royal Easter Show

Speech
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Wed 23 Mar 2016
The Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae officially opened the Royal Easter Show at the ASB Showgrounds in Auckland

New Zealand Festival Partners

Speech
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Tue 22 Mar 2016
Delivered at a reception at Government House on 22 March for supporters of the New Zealand Festival.

Wellington Homeopaths Case-Taking Workshop

Speech
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Sat 19 Mar 2016
Lady Janine Mateparae hosted a homeopathy case-taking workshop at Government House in Wellington.

Habitat for Humanity

Speech
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Wed 16 Mar 2016
Delivered on 16 March at a fund-raising dinner for Habitat for Humanity at Government House Wellington.

Commonwealth Day Message from Her Majesty the Queen Elizabeth II

Speech
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Mon 14 Mar 2016
Delivered at Wellington Cathedral of St Paul on 14 March 2016.

Wellington Club 175th Anniversary Garden Reception

Speech
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Sun 13 Mar 2016
Speech given at a reception celebrating the 175th anniversary of the founding of The Wellington Club

Excellence in Foster Care Awards

Speech
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Fri 11 Mar 2016
Delivered at a reception at Government House on 11 March 2016 to honour the recipients of Excellence in Foster Care Awards.

Look Good Feel Better Workshop and Luncheon

Speech
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Tue 8 Mar 2016
Speech given by Lady Janine Mateparae at a Look Good Feel Better workshop and luncheon at Government House.

'Chinese ANZACS' Book Launch

Speech
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Mon 7 Mar 2016
Speech given at the launch of the book "Chinese ANZACS" by Alistair Kennedy

Christchurch Earthquake Commemorative Service

Speech
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Mon 22 Feb 2016
Delivered on 22 February 2016 on the fifth anniversary of the severe earthquake that damaged much of Christchurch and killed 185 people.

The Governor-General's Anzac of the Year Award 2016

Feature
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Thu 18 Feb 2016

Waihi Tunnellers Memorial

Speech
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Fri 12 Feb 2016
Delivered on Friday 12 February at Gilmour Park in Waihi at the site of a Memorial to the men of the tunneling unit established for operations on the Western Front in the First World War.

Operation Neptune

Speech
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Mon 8 Feb 2016
Speech given at a reception celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Royal New Zealand Navy at Government House Auckland.

Consular Corps Reception

Speech
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Sun 7 Feb 2016
Speech given at a reception for the members of the Consular Corps at Government House Auckland

Opening of Te Kōngahu- Museum of Waitangi

Speech
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Fri 5 Feb 2016
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at the opening of Te Kōngahu- Museum of Waitangi

New Year Message

Feature
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Fri 1 Jan 2016

Frances Clarke Memorial Awards 2015

Speech
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Fri 11 Dec 2015

Nationhood Reception Auckland

Speech
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Tue 24 Nov 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General at a reception celebrating nationhood at Government House Auckland.

Red Cross National Council Centenary Meeting

Speech
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Mon 9 Nov 2015
Speech given at the opening of the Red Cross National Council Centenary meeting in Wellington

Royal New Zealand Dental Corps 100th Anniversary

Speech
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Fri 6 Nov 2015

Diplomatic Corps Dinner

Speech
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Sat 31 Oct 2015
Delivered to members of the Diplomatic Corps at Government House.

Dunedin Club Vice-regal Dinner

Speech
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Thu 29 Oct 2015
Delivered to members of the Dunedin Club.

Columba College

Speech
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Thu 29 Oct 2015
Delivered to the staff and pupils of Columba College as part of the school's centenary celebrations.

Club Otago

Speech
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Thu 29 Oct 2015
Delivered at Forsythe Barr Stadium in Dunedin to members of the Club Otago.

Nationhood Reception - Wellington

Speech
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Wed 28 Oct 2015

State Dinner for President Tony Tan

Speech
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Tue 27 Oct 2015
Delivered on 27 October at Government House, in honour of His Excellency, Dr Tony Tan, President of Singapore, and Mrs Mary Tan.

Marquette Centennial Memorial Service for Nurses

Speech
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Fri 23 Oct 2015
Speech given at a service at St Michael and All Angels Church, Christchurch, to mark the centenary of the sinking of HMT Marquette

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