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2018 New Zealand Commissioning Course Graduation Ceremony, Waiouru

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 8 Dec 2018

Kei aku Mana Whakaruruhau

Tena  koutou. 

Tena koutou Ngāti Tūmatauenga.

Mihi mai, karanga mai, e te wāhanga taiwhenua,

o Te Ope Kātua, o Aotearoa.

Cystic Fibrosis New Zealand Reception

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Issue date: 
Wed 5 Dec 2018

 

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Tamaki Makaurau.

New Zealand Film Commission 40th anniversary

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Issue date: 
Thu 22 Nov 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tatou katoa.

Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

New Zealand Women in Leadership Alumnae Symposium

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Issue date: 
Wed 21 Nov 2018

Order of New Zealand Dinner 2018

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Issue date: 
Sat 17 Nov 2018

 

 

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, nga mihi o te po,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Nau mai haere mai ra, ki te whare kawana o te Whanganui-a-tara.

 

Armistice Day commemorative ceremony

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Issue date: 
Sun 11 Nov 2018

Taranaki Whanui, karanga mai.

E nga mana, e nga reo, tena koutou katoa. 

Haere tonu mai tatau, i tenei ra, ki Pukeahu.

Huihuia mai o tatau tini maumahara, i roto i te rangimarie, me te whakaaro pai.

Oceania Exhibition Reception

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Issue date: 
Fri 9 Nov 2018

It’s my great pleasure to welcome you all this evening to the Oceania exhibition at the Royal Academy of the Arts in London.

National Commemorative Service, Le Quesnoy

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Issue date: 
Sun 4 Nov 2018

 

E ngā mana, ngā reo, rau rangatira mā, mai wiwi, mai wāwa, tēnā koutou katoa.

Women in Infrastructure Network Reception

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Issue date: 
Thu 1 Nov 2018

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Women's Words Reception

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Issue date: 
Sun 28 Oct 2018

Kei te uri o te Whare Ariki, e Rangi, haere mai rā,

me o mana tiketike.

Haere mai ki Aotearoa. Nau mai ki te Whare Kāwana nei.

E rau rangatira mā, tēnā koutou katoa.

Re-opening of the Nurses Memorial Chapel

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Issue date: 
Sat 27 Oct 2018

Rau rangatira ma, e Kui ma, e Koro ma, e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests ladies and gentlemen,

Katherine Mansfield House and Garden Anniversary

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Issue date: 
Sun 14 Oct 2018

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

I specifically acknowledge:

2018 Halberg Games

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Issue date: 
Fri 5 Oct 2018

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

ArtCrime2018: The Symposium

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 22 Sep 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e Kui  mā, e Koro mā e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

Thank you for inviting me to here today to speak at ArtCrime 2018.

Best Design Awards 2018

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Issue date: 
Sat 22 Sep 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e kui  mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Suffrage 125 Dinner

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 19 Sep 2018

Wahine ma, koutou nga kahurangi o te motu, tena koutou. 

Nau mai haere mai ki te Whare Kawana 

Na te wahine te mauri o te whenua,  

nāu ano nga mahi huhua mo Aotearoa 

2018 Women of Influence Awards Dinner

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Issue date: 
Tue 18 Sep 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e wahine whai mana mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Women's Sport Leadership Academy

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Issue date: 
Mon 10 Sep 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Tamaki Makaurau.

Kia ora tatou katoa

2018 Northern Club Lunch

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Issue date: 
Wed 5 Sep 2018

 

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, warm greetings to you all.

2018 White Camellia Awards

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Issue date: 
Tue 4 Sep 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.  Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Welcome to Government House.

2018 Wallace Art Awards

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Issue date: 
Mon 3 Sep 2018

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

Sod-turning for Paul Dibble Sculpture in Featherston

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Issue date: 
Fri 24 Aug 2018

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

Thank you for inviting me to mark an exciting day for everyone involved in the Featherston Camp Memorial project.

The New Zealand Maritime Museum 25th Birthday Celebrations

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Issue date: 
Tue 21 Aug 2018

E nga mana, e nga reo, tena koutou.

E te rangatira Matiu o Ngati Whatua, tena koe mo to mihi aroha.

Rau rangatira ma, o Hui te Ananui a Tangaroa,

tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa.

Me te Hari Huritau.

Scottish Country Dancing Society New Zealand Branch 50th anniversary ball

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 20 Aug 2018

Mila Failte

Good evening ladies and gentlemen - It’s wonderful to see you all here.

Te Whaea's 20th anniversary

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Issue date: 
Fri 10 Aug 2018

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

Home and Family Counselling 125th anniversary

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Issue date: 
Wed 8 Aug 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Tamaki Makaurau.

Linwood North School

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 3 Aug 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e nga tamariki o tēnei kura, e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou, kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests and students of the school,

Ngati Moki Marae at Taumutu

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Issue date: 
Wed 1 Aug 2018

Kei aku rangatira o Ngai Tahu, o Ngati Moki, tena koutou. 

Tena koutou nga kaitiaki o Waihora,

tenei o nga pataka kai, rongonui.

E koa ana ahau i ta koutou mahi tahi, me nga Kaunihera. 

Christchurch Chamber of Commerce Women's Leadership Forum

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Issue date: 
Wed 1 Aug 2018

E nga wahine kahurangi o tenei rohe

Tena koutou katoa.

I’m delighted to have this opportunity to participate in today’s forum, with its focus on building confidence and female leadership.

2018 New Zealand Business Hall of Fame Gala Dinner

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Issue date: 
Fri 27 Jul 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.  Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

I specifically acknowledge:

Police College Wing 316 Graduation

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 26 Jul 2018

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

 

Defence Force Change of Command

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 29 Jun 2018

My greetings to our distinguished guests, and men and women of our Defence Force. I specifically acknowledge

Lieutenant General Tim Keating, current Chief of Defence Force, and Mrs Brenda Keating

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