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Speeches

Order of New Zealand Dinner

Speech
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Thu 18 Oct 2012
Speech to an Order of New Zealand Dinner, Government House Wellington

Opening of Te Awamutu College Gymnasium

Speech
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Thu 18 Oct 2012
Speech to open Te Awamutu College Gymnasium, Te Awamutu

Frances Clarke Memorial Awards 2012

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Wed 17 Oct 2012
A speech to those gathered for the annual Wellington Down Syndrome Association Awards Ceremony

Waitangi National Trust Board reception

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Tue 16 Oct 2012
A speech to those gathered for the launch of the Waitangi Charitable Foundation

Royal NZ SPCA Diamond Jubilee Medallion presentation

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Mon 15 Oct 2012
Speech to the RNZSPCA Diamond Jubilee Medallion presentation, Government House Wellington

RNZRSA 96th National Council Meeting

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Mon 15 Oct 2012
Speech to open the RNZRSA 96th National Council Meeting and AGM, Wellington

Watercolour New Zealand Diamond Jubilee 'Splash' Exhibiton

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Fri 12 Oct 2012
Speech to open a Watercolour New Zealand exhibiton, Academy Galleries, Wellington

Police Remembrance Day Service

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Mon 1 Oct 2012
Speech to the New Zealand, Australia and South Pacific Police Remembrance Day Service, Royal New Zealand Police College, Porirua

Southland disAbility Enterprises

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Fri 28 Sep 2012
Speech to Southland disAbility Enterprises, Invercargill

Antarctic Season Opening Civic Cocktail Reception

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Fri 28 Sep 2012
Speech to the Antarctic Season Opening Civic Cocktail Reception, UC Geo Dome, Hagley Park, Christchurch

Sesquicentenary of Gore

Speech
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Tue 25 Sep 2012
Speech to a reception at the Eastern Southland Art Gallery, Gore

Menzies College

Speech
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Tue 25 Sep 2012
Speech at Menzies College assembly, Wynhdam

Venture Southland

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Mon 24 Sep 2012
Speech to a Venture Southland reception, Invercargill

Murihiku Marae

Speech
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Mon 24 Sep 2012
Speech on being welcomed on to Murihiku Marae, Invercargill

Olympic Gold Medal Presentation

Speech
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Wed 19 Sep 2012
Speech to the Olympic Gold Medal Presentation to Valerie Adams, The Cloud, Auckland

Malaya Veteran's Commemorative Day

Speech
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Mon 17 Sep 2012
Speech to a reception to mark the inaugural Malaya Veteran's Day, Parliament Buildings, Wellington

Chartered Secretaries New Zealand

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Fri 14 Sep 2012
Speech to Chartered Secretaries New Zealand 75th anniversary dinner, Northern Club, Auckland

Royal Philatelic Society of New Zealand

Speech
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Tue 11 Sep 2012
Speech to the President's Night Meeting, Wellington

Outward Bound 50 year celebration

Speech
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Sat 1 Sep 2012
Speech to a dinner to mark 50 years of Outward Bound, Auckland War Memorial

Auckland Consular Corps dinner

Speech
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Tue 28 Aug 2012
Speech to an dinner hosted by the Auckland Consular Corps, Auckland

Military Commemorative Service

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Sat 25 Aug 2012
Speech to a military commemorative service, Burnham Military Camp

Māori King's Coronation Celebrations

Speech
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Sat 18 Aug 2012
Speech to the Māori King's Coronation celebrations, Turangawaewae Marae, Ngāruawāhia.

T G Macarthy Trust Centenary Celebration Reception

Speech
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Fri 17 Aug 2012
A speech to those gathered celebrating 100 years of the Trust

Auckland Rugby League Annual Awards Dinner

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Wed 15 Aug 2012
A speech at the 34th Annual Award Dinner

Historic Places Aotearoa

Speech
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Tue 14 Aug 2012
A speech to launch Historic Places Aotearoa

NZ Schools’ Debating Championships Grand Final

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Mon 13 Aug 2012
The Governor-General attended the Grand Final of the NZ Schools’ Debating Championships which took place in the Legislative Council Chamber in Parliament (Wellington Black v. Waikato)

Military Commemorative Service for LCPL Pralli Durrer and LCPL Rory Malone

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Sat 11 Aug 2012
A speech on behalf of the nation

Governor-General’s Dinner

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Thu 26 Jul 2012
A speech to those gathered at the New Zealand Olympic Committee Governor-General's Dinner at Whitehall, London

Charles Upham Bravery Award

Speech
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Tue 3 Jul 2012
A speech to those gathered for the presentation ceremony

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society NZ Diamond Jubilee Ball

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Sat 30 Jun 2012
A speech to those gathered at the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society NZ Diamond Jubilee Ball at Government House Wellington

Black Sticks Olympic Farewell Reception

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Fri 29 Jun 2012
A speech to farewell the Womens' and Mens' Black Sticks to the 2012 London Olympic Games

New Zealand Business Hall of Fame

Speech
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Thu 28 Jun 2012
Speech to the Fairfax Media New Zealand Business Hall of Fame dinner, Auckland

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