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The Governor-General website publishes a diverse range of information. You can filter publications by using the advanced filters in our Publication archive, view the latest Speeches, Image Galleries and News and Events, or use a keyword and advanced search options in our site-wide search.

Recent media statements

Governor-General's State Visit to Malaysia

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 4 Dec 2017

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy will leave New Zealand tomorrow for a four-day State Visit to Malaysia. The visit will mark the 60th year of diplomatic relations between New Zealand and Malaysia, following its independence in 1957.

Confirmation of the Speaker ceremony

Media statement
Issue date: 
Mon 6 Nov 2017

The Speaker of the House of Representatives will be elected at the Commission Opening of Parliament on Tuesday 7 November.

Governor-General to visit Israel

Media statement
Issue date: 
Fri 27 Oct 2017

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy and Sir David Gascoigne will travel to Israel today, where they will represent New Zealand at official commemorations to mark the centennial of the Battle of Beersheba.

Recent speeches

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.

Queen's Baton at Arrowtown School

Speech
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.

Recent educational publications

Royal Tours

Education
Issue date: 
Wed 12 Jul 2017

Gavin McLean, Senior Historian with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, looks at Queen Elizabeth's visits to New Zealand.

Changing Face of the Monarchy

Education
Issue date: 
Sat 1 Jul 2017

Gavin McLean, Senior Historian with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, looks at Queen Elizabeth's reign. 

Māori and the Queen

Education
Issue date: 
Tue 13 Jun 2017

Gavin McLean, Senior Historian with the Ministry for Culture and Heritage, looks at Queen Elizabeth's reign. 

Last updated: 
Wednesday, 10 May 2017

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