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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

Unveiling of the Banks Peninsula War Memorial

Speech
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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

Speech
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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

Speech
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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

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