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Speeches

Medical Museum

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 2 Feb 2013
Speech to open the Medical Museum, Whangarei.

Investiture of Peta Mathias

Speech
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Wed 30 Jan 2013
Speech at the investiture of Peta Mathias MNZM, Government House Auckland

Royal New Zealand Navy Divisions 2013

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Fri 18 Jan 2013
A speech at the annual Divisions at the Ngataringa Bay Sports Ground in Auckland.

Investiture for Sir Paul Holmes KNZM

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Wed 16 Jan 2013
Speech to the investiture of Sir Paul Holmes, Poukawa, Hawke's Bay

2012 Realise the Dream Awards Ceremony

Speech
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Fri 14 Dec 2012
Speech to the 2012 Realise the Dream Awards Ceremony, Government House Wellington

Officer Cadet School (New Zealand) graduation

Speech
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Wed 12 Dec 2012
Speech to the Officer Cadet School (New Zealand) graduation, Waiouru Army Camp

Harnessed: New Zealand’s War Horses

Speech
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Wed 12 Dec 2012
Speech to open Harnessed: New Zealand’s War Horses exhibition, New Zealand Army Museum, Waiouru

Young Enterprise Scheme National Awards

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Tue 4 Dec 2012
Speech to the YES National Awards, Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington

Tribute to the 28 (Māori) Battalion

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Sat 1 Dec 2012
Speech to a luncheon to mark the winding up of the 28 (Māori) Battalion Association, Pipitea Marae, Wellington

Sapper Moore-Jones Place renaming

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Fri 30 Nov 2012
Speech at the renaming of Sapper Moore-Jones Place, Hamilton

Sculpture unveiling

Speech
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Fri 30 Nov 2012
Speech to unveil a sculpture, Hamilton West School

Hamilton Girls' High School Arts and Cultural Centre

Speech
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Fri 30 Nov 2012
Speech to open the Hamilton Girls' High School Arts and Cultural Centre Nga Puawaitanga, Hamilton

Attitude Awards 2012

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Thu 29 Nov 2012
Speech and citation for Sir Murray Halberg, delivered at the 2012 Attitude Awards, Viaduct Events Centre, Auckland

2012 Attitude Awards

Speech
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Thu 29 Nov 2012
The Governor-General's opening address

Crown Prince of Belgium

Speech
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Tue 27 Nov 2012
Speech for a State Dinner in honour of the Crown Prince of Belgium, Government House Wellington

Canterbury Charity Hospital

Speech
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Sat 24 Nov 2012
Speech to open the west wing of the Canterbury Charity Hospital, Christchurch

Christchurch City Mission

Speech
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Fri 23 Nov 2012
Speech to open the new Christchurch City Mission, Christchurch

YHA Rolleston House reopening

Speech
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Fri 23 Nov 2012
Speech to reopen YHA Rolleston House, Christchurch

AMP Scholarship Awards Dinner

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Thu 22 Nov 2012
A speech by the Governor-General at the Awards Dinner

Birthday celebration

Speech
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Wed 14 Nov 2012
Speech to the 14 November birthday celebration, Government House Wellington

Visitor Centre opening

Speech
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Wed 14 Nov 2012
Speech at the opening of the Government House Visitor Centre, Wellington

Scouts New Zealand reception

Speech
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Fri 9 Nov 2012
Speech to a reception to mark 100 years since Governor Lord Islington became Chief Scout, Government House Wellington

Excellence in Foster Care Awards

Speech
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Mon 5 Nov 2012
Speech to the 2012 Excellence in Foster Care Awards, Government House Wellington

Arthritis New Zealand Awards

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Sat 3 Nov 2012
Speech for the Arthritis New Zealand Awards, Government House Wellington

Methodist Conference centenary

Speech
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Sat 3 Nov 2012
Speech to a dinner to mark the centenary of Methodist conferences in New Zealand, Pipitea Marae

Save the Children New Zealand

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Fri 2 Nov 2012
Save the Children New Zealand reception, Government House Wellington

Foundation for Youth Development Excellence Awards

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Thu 1 Nov 2012
Speech to the Foundation for Youth Development Excellence Awards, Government House Auckland

Sir George Elliot Scholarship Awards

Speech
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Thu 1 Nov 2012
Speech to award the Sir George Elliot Scholarships 2012, Government House Auckland

Travelling Books 2012

Speech
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Wed 31 Oct 2012
Speech to launch Travelling Books 2012, Government House Auckland

Bowen Hospital

Speech
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Sat 27 Oct 2012
Speech to open new theatres and day-stay suite, Bowen Hospital, Wellington

State Dinner for the President of the Philippines

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Tue 23 Oct 2012
Speech to the State Dinner for the President of the Philippines, Government House, Wellington

Whakarongo School Navigator Centre Opening

Speech
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Fri 19 Oct 2012
A speech to officially open the Whakarongo School Navigator Centre

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