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Speeches

Gallantry investiture

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 5 Nov 2013
Speech to a gallantry investiture, Government House Wellington

Excellence in Foster Care Awards 2013

Speech
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Mon 4 Nov 2013
Speech given at the Excellence in Foster Care Awards 2013 at Government House, Wellington

Edwin Fox World Ship Trust Award

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Fri 1 Nov 2013
A speech given at the ceremony to present the Edwin Fox Society with the World Ship Trust Award

Frances Clarke Memorial Awards 2013

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Wed 30 Oct 2013
A speech given at the Frances Clarke Memorial Awards which celebrate the acheivements of Wellington children and young people with Down Syndrome.

Rutherford Junior High School 50th Jubilee

Speech
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Tue 29 Oct 2013
Speech given at the 50th Jubilee formal dinner at Rutherford Junior High School, Whanganui.

Mauke War Memorial

Speech
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Tue 22 Oct 2013
Speech to unveil a war memorial, Mauke, Cook Islands

Official welcome to the Cook Islands

Speech
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Mon 21 Oct 2013
Speech at an official welcome, Government House Rarotonga

Flag-raising ceremony

Speech
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Sat 19 Oct 2013
Speech at the Flag-raising ceremony, Niue

Celebrating Women Reception

Speech
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Thu 17 Oct 2013
A speech given at a reception at Government House Auckland to celebrate women and 120 years of suffrage in New Zealand

Foundation for Youth Development Excellence Awards

Speech
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Wed 16 Oct 2013
Speech to the Foundation for Youth Development Excellence Awards ceremony, Government House Auckland

RNZRSA 97th National Council Meeting

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 14 Oct 2013
Speech to open the 97th National Council of the Royal NZ Returned and Services Association, Wellington

Katherine Mansfield Birthplace Reception

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 14 Oct 2013
Speech given at a reception held at Government House Wellington to celebrate the 125th anniversary of the birth of Katherine Mansfield and the 25th anniversary of the opening of the Katherine Mansfield Birthplace.

Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship Awards

Speech
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Thu 3 Oct 2013
Speech to the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust Fellowship Awards, Government House Wellington

Champion Canterbury Business Awards

Speech
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Wed 2 Oct 2013
Speech to the Champion Canterbury Business Awards, CBS Arena Christchurch

Diplomatic Reception

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 2 Oct 2013
Speech to a Diplomatic Reception, George Hotel, Christchurch

Waitaha Aquatic Centre

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 2 Oct 2013
Speech to open the Waitaha Aquatic Centre, Christchurch

Pūtiki Marae

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 24 Sep 2013
Speech on being welcomed on to Pūtiki Marae, Whanganui

Heritage Hotel Christchurch

Speech
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Fri 20 Sep 2013
Speech to reopen the Heritage Hotel, Christchurch

Suffrage dinner

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Thu 19 Sep 2013
Speech to an investiture dinner to mark 120 years of women's suffrage, Government House Wellington

Fulbright 65th Anniversary Dinner

Speech
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Sat 14 Sep 2013
A speech given at a dinner at Government House Wellington to mark the 65th anniversary of Fulbright New Zealand.

Hollard Centre

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 10 Sep 2013
Speech to open the Hollard Gardens visitor centre, Kaponga

Len Lye Centre foundation plaque

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 10 Sep 2013
Speech to unveil the Len Lye Centre foundation plaque, New Plymouth

Women's Suffrage reception

Speech
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Fri 6 Sep 2013
Speech to a reception to celebrate the 120th Anniversary of Women’s Suffrage in New Zealand, Alberton, Auckland

Travelling Books 2013

Speech
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Tue 3 Sep 2013
Speech to launch Travelling Books 2013, Government House Auckland

Wallace Art Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 2 Sep 2013
A speech given at the ceremony to announce the winners of the 2013 Wallace Art Awards

Champion Canterbury Business Awards Finalists reception

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 22 Aug 2013
Speech to the Champion Canterbury Business Awards finalists reception, Canterbury Club, Christchurch

PDSA Gold Medal Presentation

Speech
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Thu 22 Aug 2013
Speech to PDSA Gold Medal presentation, Christchurch Central Police Station, Christchurch

Royal New Zealand Ballet's 60th Anniversary

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 21 Aug 2013
Speech to a reception to mark the 60th anniversary of the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Government House Auckland

New Zealand Council of Homoeopaths Conference

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 17 Aug 2013
Speech to the New Zealand Council of Homoeopaths Conference, Hamilton

State Banquet

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 10 Aug 2013
Speech to a State Banquet, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Viet Nam-New Zealand Premium Fruit Variety Project launch

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 7 Aug 2013
Speech to the launch of the Viet Nam-New Zealand Premium Fruit Variety Project launch, Ho Chi Minh City

Ho Chi Minh City luncheon

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 7 Aug 2013
Speech to a luncheon hosted by the Chairman of the HCMC People's Committee, Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam

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