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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

Speech
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

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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

Speech
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

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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

Suffrage 125 launch

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 7 Mar 2018

E ngā Mareikura, koutou, Wahine mā,

 nau mai, haere mai.

 Nau te Mana Wahine,

 nor tatau te whiwhi.

 Ina rātau kua ngaro,

 heoi ka maumaharatia.

City gallery re-opening

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 5 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.

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

Waitangi Community Reception 2018

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 28 Feb 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

Powhiri at Te Ahu Centre in Kaitaia

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Issue date: 
Mon 26 Feb 2018

E ngā mana nui o te Tai Tokerau, tena koutou katoa.

Aku mihi nui i o kupu whakatau  i ahau me taku hoa rangatira nei.

Tēnā koutou me ngā kaupapa nunui takea mai i tēnei takiwa

Kupe - Waka Odyssey

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 23 Feb 2018

E ngā mana e pae nei, otirā Taranaki Maunga, tena koutou. 

Haere mai tatau katoa i tēnei po

ki te whakanui i te Ahurei o Aotearoa,

me tona timatanga i a Kupe. 

Scouts NZ Founders Day and 110th anniversary

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 22 Feb 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.

D5 Forum

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 21 Feb 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.

Eglantyne performance

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 15 Feb 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.

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

Bledisloe Address

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 6 Feb 2018

Kei aku manuhiri o te rā, tena koutou.

Tēnā tatau i te Rā o Waitangi.

Tēnā tatau i te Tiriti o Waitangi me tona kawenata.

Nau mai, haere mai ki tēnei whare kawana o Tamaki Makarau.

Greetings to you my guests.

Maiki Hill flagstaff

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 29 Jan 2018

E te Matua Pihopa, e nga Rangatira, me Te Whakaminenga, tena koutou katoa.

Haere mai tatau i tenei ra i roto i te Kotahitanga, me te Hohoutanga o te Rongo.

Ina tetahi kī, a ratau mā, Tui, tui, tuia mai tatau.

Queen's Baton at Arrowtown School

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Issue date: 
Mon 18 Dec 2017

Rau rangatira mā, e nga tamariki o tēnei kura, e huihui nei, tēnei aku mihi māhana ki a koutou, kia ora tātou katoa.

Queen's Baton Relay Reception

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 18 Dec 2017

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.

Victoria University Wellington graduation ceremony

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 18 Dec 2017

E te Manukura, e te Tumu whakarae, tēnā kōrua.

Koutou ngā tauira o te rā, tēnā koutou. 

Otira, tēnā tatau katoa i ēnei whakapōtaetanga.

Chancellor, Vice-chancellor, academic staff, graduands, families and friends.

Women in Leadership Forum, Kuala Lumpur

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 8 Dec 2017

Selamat petang dan selamat sejahtera

Distinguished guests, Good morning. Thank you for inviting me to address today’s forum.

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