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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

Unveiling of the Banks Peninsula War Memorial

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Fri 23 Oct 2015
Speech given at the unveiling of the newly restored Banks Peninsula War Memorial in Akaroa.

UNANZ Reception

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Thu 22 Oct 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at a reception celebrating the 70th anniversary of the United Nations.

LSV Patrons Afternoon Tea

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Fri 4 Sep 2015
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at an afternoon tea for patrons of the Limited Service Volunteer course.

Circa Event for "All Our Sons"

Speech
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Fri 4 Sep 2015
Delivered at a powhiri for Witi Ihimaera's new play "All Our Sons" which opens at Circa Theatre in November.

EUREKA Sir Paul Callaghan Awards

Speech
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Thu 3 Sep 2015
Delivered at a dinner where the 2015 EUREKA Sir Paul Callaghan Awards were awarded to four young science students.

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

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.

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.

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
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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
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Tue 7 Jul 2015
Delivered at a State Banquet at Istana, on 7 July 2015.

Charlotte Royale cake recipe

Feature
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Mon 6 Jul 2015

ASEAN NZ 40th Reception

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

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

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