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Speeches

State Banquet Korea

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Thu 20 Apr 2006
The Governor-General's address at the Official State Banquet in Seoul, Korea

Waitangi Day 2006

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Mon 6 Feb 2006
The Governor-General's annual Waitangi Day speech, delivered this year at Government House, Auckland.

Viet Nam State Dinner Speech

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Thu 24 Nov 2005
At the State Dinner hosted by President Tran Duc Luong.

Hauora: Health and Wellbeing - Everyone's Right

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Mon 31 Oct 2005
Opening of the Health Promotion Forum Symposium: Hauora: Health and Wellbeing - Everyone's Right, Auckland.

State Dinner in Santiago de Chile

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Thu 26 May 2005
Dame Silvia Cartwright's address at the Official State Dinner in Santiago de Chile

National Anzac Day Service 2005

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Mon 25 Apr 2005
The Governor-General's address at the National Anzac Day Service, National War Memorial, Wellington

Waitangi Day 2005

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Sun 6 Feb 2005
Address at a reception to mark Waitangi Day, 6 February 2005, Government House Wellington.

Eulogy for the Unknown Warrior

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Thu 11 Nov 2004
At the interment ceremony for the Unknown Warrior at the Tomb for the Unknown Warrior, Wellington

Czech Republic Official State Visit

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Mon 11 Oct 2004
At the State Dinner in Prague, Czech Republic

Hungary Official State Visit

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Wed 6 Oct 2004
At the State Dinner in Budapest, Hungary

Malaysia Official State Visit

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Tue 28 Sep 2004
At the State Banquet at Istana Negara, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Child Abuse Prevention Services NZ

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Fri 24 Sep 2004
Dame Silvia opens the annual conference and AGM of the Child Abuse Prevention Services New Zealand.

Launch of new education resource

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Fri 10 Sep 2004
Dame Silvia Cartwright launches a new social studies resource on the role and history of the Governor-General, at Government House, Wellington.

ANZAC Day Dawn Service

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Sun 25 Apr 2004
Address at the 2004 ANZAC Day Dawn Service

ANZAC Day National Commemorative Service

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Sun 25 Apr 2004
Address at the 2004 ANZAC Day National Commemorative Service

Michael King Eulogy

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Sat 17 Apr 2004
Dame Silvia Cartwright's address at a Memorial Service for Michael King, Te Papa, Wellington.

Waitangi Day 2004

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Fri 6 Feb 2004
Dame Silvia Cartwright's address at a Garden Party at Government House, Wellington, to commemorate the 164th anniversary of the signing of the Treaty of Waitangi

Tangiwai commemorations

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Fri 19 Dec 2003
Dame Silvia Cartwright's address at the 50th Anniversary of the Tangiwai train disaster. Includes message from The Queen.

Samoa State Visit

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Tue 18 Nov 2003
Dame Silvia Cartwright's speech at the Official Government Welcome in Samoa.

Women's Refuge Collective Annual Conference

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Thu 16 Oct 2003
The Governor-General's address to the Women's Refuge Collective Annual Conference, Rotorua, 16 October 2003

Kiwanis International New Zealand-South Pacific District Convention

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Sat 6 Sep 2003
Dame Silvia Cartwright addresses the Kiwanis International New Zealand-South Pacific District Convention in Napier.

Gold Queen's Guides, Queen's Scouts and Duke of Edinburgh Awards

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Sat 26 Jul 2003
The Governor-General's address at the Gold Queen's Guides, Queen's Scouts and Duke of Edinburgh Awards Christchurch, 26 July 2003

RNZ RSA 87th National Meeting

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Mon 9 Jun 2003
The Governor-General's address to the 87th National RNZ RSA Meeting in Wellington.

ANZAC Day Chunuk Bair Service

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Fri 25 Apr 2003
The Governor-General's address at the New Zealand ANZAC Day Service at Chunuk Bair, Gallipoli.

At the International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology

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Wed 12 Feb 2003
Dame Silvia's opening address at the International Conference on Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology in Wellington

Waitangi Day Commemorations 2003

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Thu 6 Feb 2003
The Governor-General's address to guests at a Government House reception to mark Waitangi Day 2003.

Canterbury University Honorary Doctorate

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Wed 18 Dec 2002
Canterbury University Honorary Doctorate

National Values in a Diverse New Zealand

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Mon 21 Oct 2002
At the launching of the National Values Summit Wellington Convention Centre

World Mental Health Day

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Thu 10 Oct 2002
At the opening of the Mental Health Forum, Wellington

Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Conference Rotorua

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Thu 26 Sep 2002
Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners Conference Rotorua

Peter Cartwright: Age Concern AGM

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Thu 19 Sep 2002
Peter Cartwright: Age Concern AGM, Wellington

Opening of the Crime and Justice Research Centre

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Mon 12 Aug 2002
At the Opening of the Specialised Applied Research Centre Victoria University Wellington

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