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Speeches

Victoria University Law Faculty 25th Anniversary in the Old Government Buildings

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 13 May 2021

Kei nga mana, Kei nga reo, Kei nga mana tiketike o te Ao Ture i Aotearoa

Dinner for Sir Mason Durie, ONZ

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Issue date: 
Mon 3 May 2021

Ta Meihana Durie

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Address 2021

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Issue date: 
Sun 25 Apr 2021

Rere ana nga roimata o Hine

Tērā te pae, o Te Riri.

Huihuia mai tātau katoa

Tēnei te pae, o Maumahara.

 

E nga iwi, kei aku rangatira

Wahine mā, tāne mā

Tēnā tātau katoa. 

Anzac Day National Service

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Issue date: 
Sun 25 Apr 2021

Rere ana nga roimata o Hine

The State Memorial Service for the Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh

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Issue date: 
Wed 21 Apr 2021

Tini whetū ki te rangi

Public Sector Dinner

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Issue date: 
Tue 13 Apr 2021

Kei nga Manahautu, Rau rangatira ma

Wananga – He Turuapo-o-iwi: Iwi Visions

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Issue date: 
Mon 12 Apr 2021

Kei āku nui

Kei āku rahi

Koutou kua tatū mai

ki tēnei o nga wānanga

He wānanga whakapiki ora

He wananga whakapiki kaha

He wananga whakapumau

i nga āhuatanga o nga

mātua tipuna

Jayforce Commemoration

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Issue date: 
Fri 19 Mar 2021

Jayforce afternoon tea

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Issue date: 
Fri 19 Mar 2021

Aotearoa Circle

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Issue date: 
Wed 10 Mar 2021

Waitangi Day Address 2021

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Issue date: 
Sat 6 Feb 2021

Kei āku nui, Kei āku rahi

Nau mai, piki mai i runga i te aroha ki te kaupapa o te ra

Tēnā koutou, Tēnā koutou, Tēnā tātou katoa

To everyone who has gathered in recognition of this most important day, welcome.

Powhiri at Te Whare Runanga, Waitangi 2021

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Issue date: 
Thu 4 Feb 2021

Whare Runanga Powhiri

Waitangi Treaty Grounds

6 February 2021

 

 

Ko ‘te amorangi ki mua’

Ko ‘te hāpai ō ki muri’

 

Tuatahi ki te Atua, 

Unveiling of the grave marker at Ruapekapeka

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Issue date: 
Wed 3 Feb 2021

Unveiling of the grave marker at Ruapekapeka

Wednesday 3 February 2021

 

Kei aku rangatira, tēnā koutou.

Nei tātou e whai whakaaro nei,

ki ō tātou mate kua rehu ki te rua.

Tēnā anō tātou.

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

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Issue date: 
Wed 27 Jan 2021

Shalom

Ngā mihi maioha ki a koutou

Tēnā tatou katoa

Warm Greetings to you all

I acknowledge Members of the Diplomatic Corps,

Members of Parliament,

Whakaari Commemoration

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 10 Dec 2020

Ngāti Awa ki te rangi, Ngāti Awa ki te whenua, Ngāti Awa tāngata

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou katoa.

Mataatua Whare, te whare haumaru ai, i te tangata,

i te wa, o te pahūtanga o Whakaari.

E tu! E tu!

Aspen Institute New Zealand morning tea

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Issue date: 
Fri 4 Dec 2020

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi nui ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa. Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Speech From The Throne 2020

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Issue date: 
Thu 26 Nov 2020

E aku hoa i te ara o te whai,

Kia kotahi tā tātou takahi i te kō, ko tōku whiwhi kei tō koutou tautoko mai.

Ko tāku ki a koutou, hei whakapiki manawa mōku.

Ahuwhenua Awards 2020

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Issue date: 
Fri 20 Nov 2020

Te Arawa ki te rangi, Te Arawa ki te whenua, Te Arawa waka, Te Arawa tangata

Karanga mai ki a mātou, kua pae mai, ki te po Tohu Ahuwhenua

Nōku te maringa te haere mai, i runga i te reo a Apirana Ngata

Royal Society Te Aparangi Research Honours

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Issue date: 
Thu 5 Nov 2020

E nga mana, e nga reo,

Koutou kua haere mai

i runga i te reo karanga o te ra.

He mihi maioha tenei

ki a koutou ka whakanuia

i te po nei

Tena koutou

Tena koutou

Tena tatou katoa

75th Anniversary of the End of the Second World War

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Issue date: 
Sat 15 Aug 2020

Kei aku rangatira, tēnā koutou.

Nei tātou e whai whakaaro nei ki ō tātou mate kua rehu ki te rua.

Tēnā anō tātou.


Today, we commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War in the Pacific.

The Fenwick Forum

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Issue date: 
Thu 11 Jun 2020

Anzac Day Address 2020

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Issue date: 
Sat 25 Apr 2020

E hoki ana aku mahara ki ō tātou tāngata, rātou i tū ki te pae o te ririkia ora ai te pae o te maungarongo. E whitu tekau mā rima tau te kaumatua o tēnei rau aroha.Kei wareware i a tātou.Tēnā tātou.

Ko Tatou, Tatou, 'We are one' National Remembrance Service (cancelled)

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Issue date: 
Sun 15 Mar 2020
This speech was intended to be given at the National Remembrance Service for those killed or injured during the Christchurch Mosque shootings. The service was cancelled due to Covid-19 precautions

Order of New Zealand dinner 2020

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Issue date: 
Fri 6 Mar 2020

Launch of Koi Tu: Centre for Informed Futures

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Issue date: 
Wed 4 Mar 2020

 

SheEO reception at Government House Auckland 2020

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Issue date: 
Wed 12 Feb 2020

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