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Speeches

Project Crimson

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Tue 10 Feb 2015
Delivered on 10 February 2015 at a reception at Government House to mark the 25th anniversary of the founding of Project Crimson, a Trust which is dedicated to the protection of native flora, in particular pohutukawa and rata.

Anzac Coin

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Tue 10 Feb 2015
Delivered on 10 February at Government House at the launch of a new commemorative Anzac 50c coin.

Waitangi Day Address

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Fri 6 Feb 2015
Delivered at the Bledisloe Reception at Government House Wellington on Waitangi Day.

Mangungu

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Wed 4 Feb 2015
Delivered at an event to commemorate the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi at Mangungu in 1840.

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust 50th Anniversary

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Fri 30 Jan 2015
Speech given at a reception at Government House Auckland, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust.

Camp Purple Live - Crohn's and Colitis NZ

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Fri 30 Jan 2015
Speech given by Lady Janine during her visit to "Camp Purple Live".

Rangihoua Heritage Park

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Sun 21 Dec 2014
Delivered at the opening of Rangihoua Heritage Park in the Bay of Islands on 21 December 2014.

Realise the Dream Awards 2014

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Fri 12 Dec 2014
Speech given at the Realise the Dream Awards at Government House, Wellington.

Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme National Awards

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Wed 10 Dec 2014
Delivered at a dinner in Wellington where the winners of the YES National Awards were announced.

Flaxmere College Senior Prizegiving

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Thu 4 Dec 2014
Delivered at Flaxmere College's Senior Prizegiving.

11 Squadron Official Opening

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Thu 4 Dec 2014
Delivered at the opening of 11 Squadron's new premises.

Child Cancer Awards 2014

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Fri 28 Nov 2014
Speech given at Government House Auckland at the Child Cancer Awards ceremony

The Parenting Place High Tea

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Thu 27 Nov 2014
Speech given at Government House Auckland at an afternoon "high tea" in support of The Parenting Place.

Families and Peace Reception, Auckland

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Wed 26 Nov 2014
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at the Families and Peace Reception held at Government House in Auckland.

Visit to Valley School, Pukekohe

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Wed 26 Nov 2014
Speech given by the Governor-General at the opening of Valley School's new Junior Classroom block

Royal Federation of New Zealand Justices Associations

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Tue 25 Nov 2014
Delivered at a reception to mark the bicentenary of Justices of the Peace in New Zealand.

Families and Peace Reception

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Fri 21 Nov 2014
Delivered at a reception to honour organisations that contribute to the wellbeing of families and young people, and individuals who received honours in 2014.

2014 Excellence in Foster Care Awards

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Mon 10 Nov 2014
Speech given at

Armistice Day Dinner

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Mon 10 Nov 2014
Delivered at a Government House dinner for veterans on the eve of Armistice Day.

Frances Clarke Memorial Awards 2014

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Tue 4 Nov 2014
Speech given at the Frances Clarke Memorial Awards 2014 at Government House, Wellington.

TEDx Christchurch

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Sat 1 Nov 2014
Delivered at a reception held by TEDx Christchurch

Foundation for Youth Development

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Wed 22 Oct 2014
Delivered at a Government House Auckland reception for Foundation for Youth Development Excellence Awards.

State Opening of Parliament

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Tue 21 Oct 2014
Delivered by His Excellency Lieutenant General The Right Honourable Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand, on the occasion of the State Opening of Parliament, Tuesday 21 October 2014

UNANZ reception

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Mon 20 Oct 2014
Delivered at a Government House reception for the United Nations Association of New Zealand to mark United Nations Day.

New Zealand Council of Homeopaths

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Fri 17 Oct 2014
Delivered at the beginning of the New Zealand Council of Homeopaths Conference and AGM at Government House Auckland.

Opening of "The Man from Matakohe" Exhibition

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Fri 17 Oct 2014
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at the opening of "The Man from Matakohe" exhibition at the Kauri Museum in Matakohe, Northland. The exhibition documents the life and achievements of New Zealand's 21st Prime Minister Joseph Gordon Coates

2014 Aged Care Association Conference

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Wed 15 Oct 2014
Delivered at the opening session of the 2014 Aged Care Association Conference in Wellington

98th RNZRSA National Council AGM

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Wed 15 Oct 2014
Delivered at the 98th RNZRSA National Council AGM in Wellington

The Exchange Sorted Workplace Programme Awards

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Tue 14 Oct 2014
Delivered at a function for the presentation of certificates to Wainuiomata Warehouse staff who completed a new financial literacy programme, the Sorted Workplace Programme.

The Eureka Sir Paul Callaghan Awards Dinner

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Fri 10 Oct 2014
Speech given at the Eureka Sir Paul Callaghan Awards Dinner at Government House

Marlborough Food and Beverage Innovation Cluster

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Tue 23 Sep 2014
Delivered at the Marlborough Research Institute in Blenheim

Queen Alexandra's Mounted Rifles 150th Anniversay Commemoration

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Sat 20 Sep 2014
Speech given by the Governor-General at the Queen Alexandra's Mounted Rifles 150th Anniversary Parade in The Square at Palmerston North.

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