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Speeches

Anzac Day National Commemoration Service 2022

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 25 Apr 2022

“Me haehaetia koia te rau i peke i te matangi?

Should the leaf withered by the wind be slashed?”

ICC Women's World Cup Reception

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Issue date: 
Thu 31 Mar 2022

Kia ora koutou. Nga mihi māhana ki a koutou. Nau mai haere mai ra ki te Whare Kawana o Te

St John Investiture Service and Installation

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Issue date: 
Thu 17 Mar 2022

Kia ora tātou katoa. Nau mai, haere mai ra ki te Whare Kawana o Tāmaki Makaurau.

Queen's Baton reception 2022

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Issue date: 
Mon 14 Mar 2022

Kia ora koutou. Nga mihi māhana ki a koutou. Nau mai haere mai ra ki te Whare Kawana o Te

Aotearoa Circle Virtual Hui 2022

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Issue date: 
Fri 4 Mar 2022

E nga rau rangatira ma e huihui mai I tenei ra, tena koutou katoa.

Waitangi Day Address 2022

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Issue date: 
Sun 6 Feb 2022

Ko te amorangi ki mua
Ko te hāpai ō ki muri
Ko te atua tōku piringa,
Ka puta, ka ora
Ki te whei-āo,
Ki te ao marama: Pai Marire!

Sir George Elliot Tertiary Scholarships 2021

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Issue date: 
Fri 28 Jan 2022

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi nui ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa. Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Virtuoso Strings

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Issue date: 
Fri 17 Dec 2021

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.  Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

BGI Challenge for Change 2021

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Issue date: 
Fri 3 Dec 2021

E ngaa rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei I tēnei pō, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Whanganui-a-Tara.

Council of Jewish Women "Women of Worth" Awards

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Issue date: 
Wed 24 Nov 2021

Kia ora koutou

Armistice Day

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 11 Nov 2021

Rere ana nga roimata o Hine tērā te pae o Te Riri. Huihuia mai tātau katoa tēnei te pae o Maumahara. E nga iwi, kei aku rangatira wahine ma, tāne mā tēnā tātau katoa. 

Public Service Day Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 8 Nov 2021

E ngaa rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei I tēnei poo, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Whanganui-a-Tara.

Reception for the Diplomatic Corps

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Issue date: 
Fri 29 Oct 2021

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi nui ki a koutou. Nau mai haere mai ki Te Whare Kawana o Te Whanganui a Tara. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Dame Cindy Kiro Swearing-In Ceremony at Parliament

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Issue date: 
Thu 21 Oct 2021

Welcome Dinner

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Issue date: 
Thu 21 Oct 2021

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Reception with the Diplomatic Corps

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Issue date: 
Thu 23 Sep 2021

Tihei ki te whei ao

Launch of the QEII Partners in Protection Programme

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 21 Sep 2021

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Parihaka

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 30 Jul 2021

He hōnore, he korōria 

he maungārongo ki te whenua,

he whakaaro pai ki ngā tāngata katoa

 

E koro- Taranaki

pataka iringa korero

maunga toka tū

maunga ahuru mowai o te iwi

Govett-Brewster Foundation 50 Dinner

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 29 Jul 2021

Whāngaitia te auaha i roto kia tupu, kia puāwai ai.

Nōku te hōnore ki te mihi ki nga ringa raupā,

na rātou te māia ki te whakatinana

te taiwhanga Govett-Brewster mai, i tōna timatanga.

The Christchurch Invitation

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Issue date: 
Fri 23 Jul 2021

Ina ako tātau ki te mārama

ki te hua o te rerenga kāwanatanga,

ka mōhio tātau, kai te pakeke tātau.

Ko te aroha he huānga māia i roto i tēnā .

 

He aha te mea nui o te ao?

Opening of the new premises of the Waikato Regional Council

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Issue date: 
Mon 19 Jul 2021

Kei nga mana, Kei nga reo,  Rau rangatira ma

Royal Wellington Golf Club

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 14 Jul 2021

Kei aku rangatira e huihui nei

Defence Force Dinner 2021

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 12 Jul 2021

Te Ope Kātua o Aotearoa 

Nga toa a Tu, tēnā koutou 

Āku mihi nui ki a koutou, i manaaki, i tiaki i a māua ko Tā David,  

i roto i nga tau e rima, kua taha ake nei.  

Caring Families Aotearoa Excellence in Foster Care Awards 2021

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Issue date: 
Fri 9 Jul 2021

Rau rangatira mā, e Kui ma e koro ma e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi nui ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Nau mai hoki mai ki Te Whare Kawana.

Opening of the Cressy Wing at St George's Hospital

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 2 Jul 2021

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Te Rau Aroha Marae

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Issue date: 
Thu 1 Jul 2021

Awarua ki te rangi, Awarua ki te whenua, Awarua tāngata.

NZIIA event

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 22 Jun 2021

Kei aku nui, Kei aku rahi, Rau Rangatira ma

Child Cancer Foundation Honorary Life Membership Awards 2021

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 17 Jun 2021

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi nui ki a koutou.

Nau mai hoki mai ki Te Whare Kawana o Tamaki Makaurau

Kia ora tātou katoa

Wellington City Mission Speech

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 15 Jun 2021

 

Rau rangatira mā, tēnei aku mihi nui ki a koutou.

Kua tāwharautia te tangata, i roto i te aroha me te Rangimarie.

He taonga rongonui te aroha ki te tangata.

Wellington City Mission

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 15 Jun 2021

Rau rangatira mā, tēnei aku mihi nui ki a koutou.

Surrealist Art - He Toi Pohewa Exibition at Te Papa

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 10 Jun 2021

Investiture of Sir Derek Lardelli

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 22 May 2021

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