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Matariki Reception 2018

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 15 Jun 2018

Kei aku nui, tae atu ki te hunga taiohi, nau mai, haere mai.

Haere mai tatau i te wā o Matariki nei, me Puanga.

Nā rātau te ki, ” No runga ngā mea papai katoa “.

NZ Down Syndrome Association Awards 2018

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 14 Jun 2018

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

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Fieldays 2018

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Issue date: 
Wed 13 Jun 2018

 

 

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi o te motu e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

I specifically acknowledge

Just Wyn Cabaret 2018

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Issue date: 
Sun 10 Jun 2018

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.

Blake Leader Awards 2018

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Issue date: 
Fri 8 Jun 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, warm greetings to you all.

I specifically acknowledge:

Ministers of the Crown Hon Peeni Henare and Hon Ron Mark ;

Zonta Science Award 2018

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Issue date: 
Thu 7 Jun 2018

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.

New Zealand Police National Dive Squad's 50th Anniversary Dinner

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Issue date: 
Fri 1 Jun 2018

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

I specifically acknowledge

Police Commissioner, Mike Bush

Chief of Navy, Rear Admiral John Martin

SGCNZ Sheilah Winn Shakespeare Festival 2018

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Issue date: 
Thu 31 May 2018

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

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

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Official opening of Christchurch Girls High School's arts faculty building

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Issue date: 
Fri 25 May 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e nga tamariki o Te Kura o Hine Waiora, e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou, kia ora tātou katoa.

Ahuwhenua Awards dinner 2018

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 25 May 2018

E nga iwi maha, e nga Minita o te Karauna, e pae nei i tenei po,  tena koutou katoa.

Aoraki Mauka, kei aku rakatira, karaka mai, mihi mai.

A, e nga Whiringa Toa o tenei tau, tenarawa atu koutou.

Police Wing 316 Lunch

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 21 May 2018

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

I specifically acknowledge Deputy Commissioner Audrey Sonerson,

Fred Hollows Foundation reception

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 15 May 2018

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

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Ballet Foundation reception

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 12 May 2018

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.

Centre for Brain Research Dinner

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 11 May 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi mahana ki a koutou.

E ngā kaiwhakatau i ahau, he kupu whakamoemiti.

Otirā, tena tātau katoa.

Distinguished guests, warm greetings to you all

2018 Arts Foundation Icon Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 10 May 2018

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.

Anzac Day 2018 Dawn Service at Anzac Cove

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Issue date: 
Wed 25 Apr 2018

JOINT NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIAN DAWN SERVICE

ANZAC COVE, GALLIPOLI

25 APRIL 2018

Tēnā tātau katoa

Tēnā Tātau o& te Moana-nui a Kiwa

He tapu to te roimata

He tohu whaimana

He kaikawe kōrero

National Commemorative Service, Chunuk Bair

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 25 Apr 2018

Kei aku Mana Nui

Kei aku Mana Roa

Tēnā koutou katoa

Tēnei hoki te mihi o Aotearoa.

AMINZ Conference

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 19 Apr 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Kia ora tātou katoa.

Distinguished guests, warm greetings to you all.

Quinn's Post Trench Experience Opening

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 12 Apr 2018

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

Official opening of Emergency Responders Display

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 10 Apr 2018

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

Kia ora tātou katoa.

Wahine Day: New Zealand Remembers

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 10 Apr 2018

Ka tanuku, ka tanuku

Te tihi o, Ahumairangi

Ka tanuku.

E ngā aitua o Wahine, e moe

Tatau e pae ora nei

Ki tēnei whakamau-maharatanga

Tēnā tatau katoa.

The crest of Ahumairangi crumbles

New Zealand Search and Rescue Awards 2017

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 10 Apr 2018

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

Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

Celebrating the Commonwealth

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 7 Apr 2018

 

Kia ora tātou katoa, Jingeri and

Good evening and welcome to you all.

 

Official New Zealand Team Function, Gold Coast Commonwealth Games

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 3 Apr 2018

Commonwealth Games Official Team Function 3 April 2018

 

Kia ora tātou katoa,

and in the language of the Yugambeh people, Jingeri.

 

Navy Fleet Divisions

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 29 Mar 2018

E nga mana, e nga reo, e nga iwi katoa huri noa o Aotearoa;

tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou. 

Nga apiha me nga toa o Te Taua Moana o Aotearoa e huihui nei,

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. 

Australian High Commission - Women in Leadership speaker series

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 28 Mar 2018

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

tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

I specifically acknowledge:

State Welcome for the President of the Republic of Indonesia

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 19 Mar 2018

E nga waka, E nga mana, Tena koutou katoa  

Yang Mulia,  

selamat siang dan selamat datang ker Selandia Baru  

40th anniversary dinner for Leukaemia and Blood Cancer New Zealand

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Issue date: 
Fri 16 Mar 2018

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 Tamaki Makaurau.

Te Papa Foundation Preview of Toi Art at Te Papa

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 14 Mar 2018

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

 

Florence Nightingale Medal ceremony

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 13 Mar 2018

Rau rangatira mā, e kui mā, e koro mā, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou. Distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen, warm greetings to you all.

2018 Zonta/UN Women NZ breakfast at Parliament

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 8 Mar 2018

Tēnā tatau wahine mā, nau māi, haere mai.

E te Pirimia o mua, Helen, tena koe.

Ina te kaupapa nui hei hapai mā tatau katoa.

 

Welcome to all.

Welcome to our former Prime Minister, Helen

Turning of the Tides - International Women's Day

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 8 Mar 2018

Waiho i te toipoto

Kaua i te toiroa

Me mahi tahi tatou

Mo te oranga o te katoa

 

Let us be close together

Not far apart

We can work together

For the wellbeing of everyone

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