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Speeches

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

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Mon 19 May 2014
Speech given the Cassino War Cemetery

The Opening Ceremony of the Permanent Forum

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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

Zonta Science Award 2014

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

Community Housing Trust Launch

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

Battle of Gate Pa Commemorations

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Tue 29 Apr 2014
Speech given at the 150th Commemoration of the Battle of Gate Pa

New Zealand National Service at Chunuk Bair

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Fri 25 Apr 2014
A speech delivered by Sir Jerry Mateparae at the New Zealand Service at Gallipoli.

Dawn Service at Gallipoli

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Fri 25 Apr 2014
A speech delivered by Sir Jerry Mateparae at Anzac Cove on Anzac Day

Anzac Day Speech

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Fri 25 Apr 2014
This speech was delivered by the Chief Justice, Dame Sian Elias, on behalf of Sir Jerry Mateparae, at the Grand Hall in the Parliament Buildings.

State Dinner, Ankara

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Wed 23 Apr 2014

The Governor-General's ANZAC of the Year, in association with the RSA

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Fri 4 Apr 2014
Speech given at the presentation of The Governor-General's ANZAC of the Year Award, in association with the RSA at Government House Wellington.

Opening of Christchurch Children's Village - Te Ao Marama

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Fri 4 Apr 2014
Speech given at the opening of Stand Children's Services new facility, Christchurch Children's Village - Te Ao Marama

Battle of Ōrākau

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Tue 1 Apr 2014
Speech given at the Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of the Battle of Ōrākau

Asthma Foundation 50th Anniversary and Achievers Awards Dinner

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Thu 13 Mar 2014
Speech given at Government House at a dinner to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Asthma Foundation and the 2014 Asthma Achievers awards.

Pacific and Judicial Conference

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Tue 11 Mar 2014
Speech given at a reception for the Pacific and Judicial Conference at Government House Auckland.

New Zealand Festival

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Sun 9 Mar 2014
Speech given at a reception at Government House for the New Zealand Festival.

Royal Humane Society Bravery Awards Ceremony

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Thu 6 Mar 2014
Speech given at the Royal Humane Society Bravery Awards Ceremony at Government House Auckland

International Baccalaureate Schools Top Scholar Awards

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Tue 18 Feb 2014
Speech given at Government House Auckland at the reception to present the International Baccalaureate Schools Top Scholar Awards

Māori and Indigenous Suicide Prevention Symposium

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Mon 10 Feb 2014
Speech given at the Māori and Indigenous Suicide Prevention Symposium in Wellington

Waitangi day Speech 2014

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Thu 6 Feb 2014
Speech given at the Bledisloe Garden reception at Government House Wellington

Wellington SPCA Opening Day

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Thu 6 Feb 2014
Speech given at the opening of the Wellington SPCA's new facility.

Chief of Defence Force Change of Command Ceremony

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Fri 31 Jan 2014
Speech given at the ceremony to farewell Lt Gen Rhys Jones and welcome Lt Gen Tim Keating

Cadet 150

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Wed 29 Jan 2014
Speech given at the NZ Cadet Forces 150th Anniversary Parade at Waiouru.

Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Reception

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Wed 22 Jan 2014
Speech given at the Rotary Youth Leadership Awards Reception at Government House Wellington

22nd Conference for Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth

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Wed 22 Jan 2014
Speech given at the opening of the CSPOC Conference in Wellington

Royal New Zealand Navy Divisions Review

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Tue 21 Jan 2014
Speech given by the Governor-General at the Royal New Zealand Navy Divisions Review

Challenge for Change Graduation

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Sat 14 Dec 2013
Speech given at the Challenge for Change Graduation Ceremony at Government House Wellington.

Realise the Dream Awards

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Fri 13 Dec 2013
Speech to the Realise the Dream National Science Awards ceremony, Government House Wellington

Young Enterprise Scheme National Awards

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Wed 11 Dec 2013
Speech to the Lion Foundation Young Enterprise Scheme National Awards, Wellington

Lady Blundell Centre

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Mon 9 Dec 2013
Speech to open the Lady Blundell Centre, Mt Wellington, Auckland

Our Nation's Children

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Fri 29 Nov 2013
Speech given at the launch of Our Nation's Children at Auckland.

Sir George Elliot Scholarships

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Fri 29 Nov 2013
Speech given at the presentation of the 2013 Sir George Elliot Scholarships, Government House Auckland

New Zealand Aids Foundation life membership awards

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Thu 28 Nov 2013
Speech to the New Zealand Aids Foundation Life Membership Awards ceremony, Government House Auckland

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