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Speeches

Marlborough Food and Beverage Innovation Cluster

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 23 Sep 2014
Delivered at the Marlborough Research Institute in Blenheim

Queen Alexandra's Mounted Rifles 150th Anniversay Commemoration

Speech
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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.

Association of Former MPs

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Thu 18 Sep 2014
Speech given at a reception for the Association of Former MPs at Government House.

United Way Reception

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Thu 4 Sep 2014
Speech given at a reception for United Way at Government House Auckland

Literacy Aotearoa Travelling Books 2014

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Wed 3 Sep 2014
Speech given by the Governor-General, Sir Jerry Mateparae at the launch of Travelling Books 2014 at Government House Wellington.

National Commemoration marking the 100th anniversary of the New Zealand Occupation of German Samoa

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Fri 29 Aug 2014
Delivered at a reception at Auckland Museum, following a ceremony at the Cenotaph.

Order of New Zealand Dinner

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Thu 28 Aug 2014
Delivered at a dinner at Government House Auckland for Members of the Order of New Zealand and their guests.

Africa to Aotearoa

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Wed 27 Aug 2014
Delivered at a reception at Government House Wellington for participants in Africa to Aotearoa, a project using DNA to address the migratory history of settlement in New Zealand

Diversity Action Awards

Speech
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Mon 25 Aug 2014
The Governor-General delivered a speech at the Diversity Action Awards in Christchurch.

New Zealand Cadet Forces 150th Anniversary Reception

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 15 Aug 2014
Delivered at a reception for officers in the Cadet Forces from around New Zealand, to mark the 150th anniversary of the founding of Cadets in New Zealand.

New Zealand Bravery Awards

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Thu 14 Aug 2014
Speech given at the presentation of the New Zealand Bravery Awards at Christchurch's Transitional Cathedral

Sir Peter Blake Trust Awards Dinner

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Fri 27 Jun 2014
Speech delivered at the Sir Peter Blake Trust Awards Dinner

Matariki

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Issue date: 
Thu 26 Jun 2014
A speech delivered at a Matariki reception at Government House Auckland

Citizenship Ceremony

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Thu 26 Jun 2014
Speech delivered at Government House Auckland citizenship ceremony for family groups

Barnados Picnic

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Wed 25 Jun 2014
Speech delivered at a Barnados Picnic at Government House Auckland.

Autism New Zealand

Speech
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Wed 25 Jun 2014
Speech delivered at a reception for Autism New Zealand at Government House Auckland.

Surf Life Saving Northern Region

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 24 Jun 2014
A speech delivered at a reception to celebrate Surf Life Saving Northern Region's Diversity Programme.

Kwibuka 20 Service of Commemoration

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 21 Jun 2014
Address delivered at a service at St Patrick's Cathedral, Auckland as part of the world-wide commemorations of the 1994 genocide in Rwanda

Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 21 Jun 2014
Speech delivered at a dinner for the Royal New Zealand College of Urgent Care at Government House Auckland.

Hepatitis Foundation Reception

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 20 Jun 2014
Speech delivered at a formal dinner in honour of The Hepatitis Foundation at Government House.

Ngarimu VC 28th Maori Battalion Memorial Scholarship Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 19 Jun 2014
Speech delivered at the Award Ceremony held in the Banqueting Hall at the Beehive.

New Zealand Institute of International Affairs

Speech
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Thu 19 Jun 2014
Speech delivered at the 80th anniversary dinner for the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs.

New Zealand Federation of Women’s Institutes' AGM

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 16 Jun 2014
Speech given by Lady Janine Mateparae at the opening of the New Zealand Federation of Women’s Institutes AGM

Te Ha 1769 Sestercentennial Trust

Speech
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Thu 12 Jun 2014
Speech given at the launch of the Te Ha Sestercentennial Trust, Lawson Field Theatre, Gisborne.

Gisborne Chamber of Commerce

Speech
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Wed 11 Jun 2014
Speech given by Sir Jerry Mateparae at a reception for the Gisborne Chamber of Commerce at the Poverty Bay Club, Gisborne.

Royal Humane Society Silver Medal and Charles Upham Award for Bravery

Speech
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Wed 4 Jun 2014
Speech given at Government House Wellington by the Administrator, The Rt Hon Dame Sian Elias, at a ceremony to award the Royal Humane Society Silver Medal and the Charles Upham Award for Bravery to Marzena Simpson.

Opening of the New Zealand Embassy in Ethiopia

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Issue date: 
Wed 21 May 2014
Remarks made at the opening of the New Zealand Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

AIDS Candlelight Memorial

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 19 May 2014
This message was read out on behalf of the Governor-General at Candlelight Memorial gatherings around New Zealand

New Zealand National Service to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Cassino Battles

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 19 May 2014
Speech given the Cassino War Cemetery

The Opening Ceremony of the Permanent Forum

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 12 May 2014
This speech was delivered to the Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues, at the United Nations in New York, on 12 May 2014

Community Housing Trust Launch

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 6 May 2014
Speech given at the launch of the Community Housing Trust in Christchurch

Zonta Science Award 2014

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 6 May 2014
Speech given at the presentation of the Zonta Science Award 2014

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