The Governor-General, Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand, and Lady Susan Satyanand, will tomorrow (16 December) return to Canterbury to offer continued support and encouragement to those affected by the 4 September earthquake.
Acclaimed fashion designer Karen Walker, TradeMe founder Sam Morgan, and Corporal Willie Apiata, the first recipient of the Victoria Cross for New Zealand, are among guests attending a dinner at Government House in Auckland tomorrow night to celebrate New Zealand’s emerging leaders.
The Governor-General, Rt Hon Sir Anand Satyanand, will confer the honour of a Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit on Dame Temuranga Batley-Jackson for services to Māori at a special investiture ceremony at Nga Whare Waatea Marae in Mangere, tomorrow morning (18 September).
The Mad Butcher, Sir Peter Leitch, poet Sam Hunt, fashion designer Kevin Berkahn, and artist Craig Primrose are among more than 70 people whose diverse achievements will be celebrated at investiture ceremonies at Government House Auckland this week.
The Governor-General, Sir Anand Satyanand and Lady Susan Satyanand will arrive in Nelson on Tuesday 11 May, where they will commence a four-day regional visit. This is the Governor-General’s most extensive visit to the Nelson-Tasman area.