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Graeme Dingle Foundation Awards Ceremony

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 18 Oct 2017

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

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

Matairangi Mahi Toi Pasifika artist in residence Lindah Lepou showcase

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Issue date: 
Fri 13 Oct 2017

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 Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Commemoration of the Battle of Passchendaele

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Issue date: 
Thu 12 Oct 2017

Kei aku rangatira, e pae nei i tenei ra, tena koutou.

Nau mai, ki te pae o Maumahara.

Haria mai o tatau tini aitua, tae atu hoki ki a Lewis Moeau, kia mihia e tatau.

Belgian Memorial Unveiling

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Issue date: 
Thu 12 Oct 2017

Today’s commemorations have provided an opportunity to pause and remember the service and sacrifice of our forebears in the Battle of Passchendaele.

Frances Clarke Awards 2017

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Issue date: 
Tue 10 Oct 2017

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 Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Royal Society Te Aparangi 150th Anniversary 2017 NZ Research Honours

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Issue date: 
Tue 10 Oct 2017

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.

Winston Churchill Fellows

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Issue date: 
Wed 4 Oct 2017

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 in Leadership Day

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Issue date: 
Tue 3 Oct 2017

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 your warm welcome and for inviting me to speak to you today.

Dinner for senior members of the Judiciary

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Issue date: 
Mon 2 Oct 2017

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

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

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

Hamilton Girls High School

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Issue date: 
Fri 29 Sep 2017

 

 

E te Kura Kohine o Kirikiriroa e tu

Tenei au te hoki penei mai, i to koutou karanga.

Tenei hoki aku mihi nui, Ki a tatau i tēnei wa.

The Maori Women's Welfare League Conference

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Issue date: 
Thu 28 Sep 2017

Tēnā koutou ngā Wahine Māori Toko i Te Ora. 

Mihi mai whakatau mai.

He mahi nui, he mahi rangatira

nga mahi huhua a Te Ropu Wahine Maori.

Kudos Awards

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Issue date: 
Thu 28 Sep 2017

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.

David and I are very pleased to be here to celebrate Waikato excellence in science and innovation.

White Camellia Awards

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Issue date: 
Tue 19 Sep 2017

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.

ACAP meeting

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Issue date: 
Tue 12 Sep 2017

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.

Centenary of St Mark's School

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Issue date: 
Mon 11 Sep 2017

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

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou,

kia ora tātou katoa.

Opening of the Rainforest Centre at Pukeiti Gardens

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Issue date: 
Sat 9 Sep 2017

E ngā iwi o Taranaki e pae nei, tena koutou.

Taranaki Tūturu, tena koutou; mihi mai, whakatau mai.

2017 Women of Influence Awards

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Issue date: 
Thu 7 Sep 2017

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.

Opening of The Corsini Collection exhibition at Auckland Art Gallery

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Issue date: 
Sat 2 Sep 2017

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. I acknowledge

Te Waka Toi Awards

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Issue date: 
Sat 26 Aug 2017

Kei aku rangatira, kei aku nui, tena koutou katoa. 

E Te Waka Toi, e Te Toi Aotearoa, me nga kaimahi toi Maori, me nga Whanau, tena koutou katoa. 

Diversity Awards

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Issue date: 
Thu 24 Aug 2017

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.

Association of Former MPs

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Issue date: 
Tue 8 Aug 2017

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 Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

 

GovHack

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Issue date: 
Sun 30 Jul 2017

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.

Young Enterprise Trust - NZ Business Hall of Fame Gala Dinner

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Issue date: 
Thu 27 Jul 2017

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.

Holocaust Centre 10th year Anniversary Dinner

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Issue date: 
Wed 26 Jul 2017

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 Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Local Government New Zealand Conference

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Issue date: 
Sun 23 Jul 2017
The Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy gave this speech at the Local Government New Zealand Conference 2017 at Sky City Convention Centre in Auckland

Matariki Dinner

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Issue date: 
Wed 5 Jul 2017

Wellington Club Dinner

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Issue date: 
Fri 30 Jun 2017

Jane Goodall Institute NZ Launch

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Issue date: 
Wed 28 Jun 2017

He Tohu Opening

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Issue date: 
Thu 18 May 2017
Delivered at the official opening of He Tohu, at the National Library.

Official Opening of Lisa Reihana: Emissaries

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 10 May 2017
Delivered on 10 May in Venice, at the official opening of Lisa Reihana: Emissaries, in the New Zealand Pavilion at the Venice Biennale.

New Zealand Pavilion Official Opening Dinner

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 10 May 2017
Delivered at the Italian Navy's Petty Officers' Mess in Venice.

Creative Economy Conversation

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Issue date: 
Wed 3 May 2017
Delivered to representatives of WeCreate, an alliance of Creative Industry representatives, on 3 May, at the Michael Fowler Centre.

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