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Association of Former MPs

Speech
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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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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Wed 5 Jul 2017

Wellington Club Dinner

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Fri 30 Jun 2017

Jane Goodall Institute NZ Launch

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Wed 28 Jun 2017

He Tohu Opening

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

Official Opening of Lisa Reihana: Emissaries

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

Creative Economy Conversation

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

National Commemoration Anzac Day

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Tue 25 Apr 2017
Speech delivered by The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy at the National Commemoration for Anzac Day at Pukeahu National War Memorial.

Anzac Day Address

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Tue 25 Apr 2017
Delivered at the Dawn Service at Pukeahu

Multicultural Council Race Relations Day Event

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Sun 23 Apr 2017
On 23 April, the Governor-General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne attended a Race Relations Day event at Shed 6 in Wellington.

World Masters Games 2017

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Fri 21 Apr 2017
Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne hosted a morning tea at Government House Auckland to mark the start of the World Masters Games 2017.

Auckland Arts Festival Reception

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Thu 20 Apr 2017
Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne held a reception at Government House in Auckland to celebrate the conclusion of another successful Auckland Arts Festival.

New Zealand Secondary Students' Choir

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Thu 20 Apr 2017
On 20 April, the Governor-General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy attended a rehearsal of the New Zealand Secondary Students' Choir.

Venice Biennale Reception

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Tue 11 Apr 2017
On 11 April, the Governor-General, the Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne hosted a reception to celebrate the 2017 exhibition at the Venice Biennale, "Emissaries", by Lisa Reihana.

Venice Biennale Forum

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Tue 11 Apr 2017
On 11 April, the Governor-General hosted a forum for tertiary arts students at Government House.

Commonwealth Day Message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

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Mon 13 Mar 2017
Delivered at Wellington's Cathedral of St Paul

SS Otaki Commemoration and Unveiling

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Fri 10 Mar 2017
Speech given by Dame Patsy Reddy at the commemoration and unveiling of a monument to the sinking of the SS Otaki at Otaki College on 10 March, 2017

Turning of the Tide International Women’s Day Cocktail Event

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Wed 8 Mar 2017
Speech given by the Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy at a fundraising event for Otara Blue Light's Turning of the Tide initiative at The Sugar Club in Auckland.

Global Women International Women's Day Event

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Wed 8 Mar 2017
Speech given by Dame Patsy Reddy at the Global Women's International Women's Day event at the Auckland War Memorial Museum.

Zonta Wellington and UN Women International Women's Day Breakfast

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Wed 8 Mar 2017
Delivered in the Banquet Hall, Parliament Buildings

New Zealand Hall of Fame for Women Entrepreneurs

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Tue 7 Mar 2017
Dame Patsy spoke at the induction of fashion designer Karen Walker, fund founder Carmel Fisher and financier-philanthropist Audette Exel into the New Zealand Hall of Fame for Women Entrepreneurs.

Community Reception - Nelson

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Fri 24 Feb 2017
Speech given by the Governor-General, Dame Patsy Reddy at a reception for community and business leaders at The Boathouse in Nelson on 24 February, 2017

Te Awhina Marae

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Thu 23 Feb 2017
Dame Patsy spoke at Te Awhina Marae in Motueka at the beginning of her visit to the Nelson-Tasman region

Canterbury Earthquake National Memorial

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Wed 22 Feb 2017
Delivered at the ceremony of dedication in Christchurch.

University of Otago Convocation

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Mon 20 Feb 2017
Delivered at Forsyth Barr Stadium in Dunedin, to the first-year students of the University of Otago.

Treaty Times Thirty

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Issue date: 
Fri 17 Feb 2017
Delivered at a reception for The New Zealand Society of Translators and Interpreters, to mark its 30th year, and the publication of 30 language translations of the Treaty of Waitangi.

International Baccalaureate Schools of New Zealand

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Issue date: 
Thu 9 Feb 2017
Delivered at a ceremony at Government House Auckland for New Zealand's top IB scholars of 2016.

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