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Speeches

New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association Dinner

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Tue 26 Jun 2012
Speech to a dinner for the New Zealand Thoroughbred Breeders’ Association, Government House Auckland

Rotary Club of Downtown Auckland

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Tue 26 Jun 2012
Speech to the Rotary Club of Downtown Auckland Breakfast meeting, Northern Club, Auckland

Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards

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Fri 22 Jun 2012
Speech to the Sir Peter Blake Leadership Awards, Auckland Art Gallery

Matariki Address

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Thu 21 Jun 2012
A speech at the 2012 Matariki Reception at Government House Wellington

Government and Nation launch

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Wed 20 Jun 2012
Speech to launch the latest Te Ara theme, Parliament Buildings, Wellington

Volunteer Service Abroad 50 year celebration

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Thu 14 Jun 2012
Speech to a VSA 50 year celebration, Wellington

Ahuwhenua Trophy

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Mon 11 Jun 2012
Speech to the Ahuwhenua Trophy (Dairy) awards dinner, Auckland

Order of St John Investiture

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Sun 10 Jun 2012
Speech to an investiture for the Order of St, St Patrick's Cathedral, Auckland

Visit to Satitoa Primary School

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Thu 31 May 2012
Speech on visiting Satitoa Primary School, Samoa

New Zealand High Commission reception

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Wed 30 May 2012
Speech to a reception at the New Zealand High Commission, Apia

Memorial Day - Salute 70

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Mon 28 May 2012
Speech to a Kapiti US Marine Trust Memorial Day service, Queen Elizabeth Park, Paekakariki

Diabetes New Zealand

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Fri 25 May 2012
Speech to a reception to mark the 50th anniversary of Diabetes New Zealand, Government House Wellington

Laura Fergusson Trust

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Wed 23 May 2012
Speech to open the Laura Fergusson Trust Wellington Abilities Hub, Naenae

State luncheon in Timor-Leste

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Sun 20 May 2012
Speech to a State luncheon given in honour of the visit by the Governor-General to Timor Leste, Presidential Palace, Dili

Te Ahu opening

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Sat 28 Apr 2012
Speech to open Te Ahu, Kaitaia

NZQA Top Scholar Awards

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Fri 27 Apr 2012
Speech to the NZQA Top Scholar Awards, Government House Wellington

ANZAC Day 2012 - Dawn Service

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Wed 25 Apr 2012
Speech to the Dawn Service, Cranmer Square, Christchurch

ANZAC Day address 2012

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Wed 25 Apr 2012
Speech to the National ANZAC Day Memorial Service, National War Memorial, Wellington

ANZAC of the Year

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Tue 24 Apr 2012
Speech to present the ANZAC of the Year Award to the Student Volunteer Army, Canterbury University, Christchurch

New Zealand Memorial Cross

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Mon 23 Apr 2012
Speech to present the NZ Memorial Cross to Mary-Anne and Mark O'Donnell, Government House Wellington

Arts Foundation reception

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Tue 17 Apr 2012
Speech to recognise key founders of the Arts Foundation, Government House Wellington

Welcome on to Ōrākei Marae

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Sat 14 Apr 2012
Speech after being welcomed on to Ōrākei Marae, Auckland

RNZAF 75th Anniversary Reception

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Tue 3 Apr 2012
Speech to a reception to mark the RNZAF's 75th anniversary, Government House Wellington

RNZAF 75th anniversary parade

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Tue 3 Apr 2012
Speech to the RNZAF 75th Anniversary Parade, Parliament Grounds, Wellington

Launching Leaders Conference

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Tue 3 Apr 2012
Speech to the Launching Leaders Conference, Scots College, Wellington

Investiture of Ralph Hotere ONZ

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Fri 30 Mar 2012
Speech at a Special Investiture at the Dunedin Public Art Gallery

Rotary Foundation

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Thu 22 Mar 2012
Speech to a Rotary Foundation Dinner, Christchurch

2012 T4T World Down Syndrome Day Celebration and the NZDSA National Achievement Awards

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Wed 21 Mar 2012
A speech to those gathered at a High Tea to celebrate World Down Syndrome Day

Secondary Principals' Assocation of New Zealand

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Mon 19 Mar 2012
Speech to a reception for the Secondary Principals' Association of New Zealand, Government House Wellington

Gifted Children Conference

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Sat 17 Mar 2012
Speech to open the New Zealand Association for Gifted Children conference, Rangitoto College, Auckland

Gurr Battalion Reunion

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Wed 14 Mar 2012
Speech to the Gurr Battalion Reunion, Rotorua

Mt Maunganui College Visit

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Wed 14 Mar 2012
Speech to Mt Maunganui College, Tauranga

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