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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.

KYS School visit, Melaka

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 7 Dec 2017

Selamat petang dan selamat sejahtera

Datuk Kamaruddin, thank you for your kind remarks.  It is a pleasure to be here with you and the KYS community this afternoon.

State Banquet

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 6 Dec 2017

Your Majesty The Yang di-Pertuan Agong XV, Sultan Muhammad V,

Selamat Petang dan Selamat Sejahtera.

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.

Chinese Reflection Garden

Speech
Issue date: 
Sat 2 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.

New Zealand School of Dance 50th anniversary graduation season

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 24 Nov 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.

WakaNZ workshop presentation

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 22 Nov 2017

E ngā mana e pae nei i tēnei po,

tae mai hoki ki te hunga rangatahi,

tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa.  

Welcome to all authorities and the youth gathered here tonight.

Christchurch Women's Night Shelter

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 17 Nov 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.

QEII National Trust 40th birthday

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 15 Nov 2017

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.

Kia ora tātou katoa.

Paralympics NZ team farewell

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 9 Nov 2017

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 -  warm greetings to you all.

I specifically acknowledge:

State Opening of Parliament

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 8 Nov 2017

Tuhia ki te rangi

Tuhia ki te whenua

Tuhia ki te ngakau o nga tangata

Ko te mea nui

Ko te aroha

Tihei mauri ora!

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.

Scouts New Zealand Youth Development Forum

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 2 Nov 2017

In Dame Patsy's absence overseas, Michael Webster, the Cabinet Secretary welcomed the guests to the symposium.

Kia ora koutou katoa.

New Zealand Commemorative Service for the Battle of Beersheba

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 31 Oct 2017

E nga mana, e nga reo, o enei takiwa me te hau kainga o Aotearoa, tena koutou katoa.

Haere mai tatau ki te whakamahara i a ratau, nga toa, nga rakaukawa o nga pakanga o mua.

Joint Anzac Service at the Be'er Sheva War Cemetery

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 31 Oct 2017

We are gathered here today to commemorate the Battle of Beersheba and the Sinai-Palestine campaign, which lasted from April 1916 until October 1918.

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.

2017 State Dinner for the President of Ireland

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 24 Oct 2017

E ngā iwi o ngā hau e wha, tena koutou.

Nau mai Haere mai

Nau mai ki Te Whare Kawana o Aotearoa.

Nau mai i o koutou whenua, o maunga o moana.

Nga Taonga Sound and Vision Foundation

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 19 Oct 2017

E te ropu o nga Taonga Whitiahua me nga Taonga Korero, tena koutou.

Nau mai, haere mai.

Nau mai ki te Whare Kawana o Aotearoa.

Graeme Dingle Foundation Awards Ceremony

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 18 Oct 2017

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

Nau mai, haere mai ra ki Te Whare Kawana o Tāmaki Makaurau.

Matairangi Mahi Toi Pasifika artist in residence Lindah Lepou showcase

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 13 Oct 2017

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.

Commemoration of the Battle of Passchendaele

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 12 Oct 2017

Kei aku rangatira, e pae nei i tenei ra, tena koutou.

Nau mai, ki te pae o Maumahara.

Haria mai o tatau tini aitua, tae atu hoki ki a Lewis Moeau, kia mihia e tatau.

Belgian Memorial Unveiling

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 12 Oct 2017

Today’s commemorations have provided an opportunity to pause and remember the service and sacrifice of our forebears in the Battle of Passchendaele.

Frances Clarke Awards 2017

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 10 Oct 2017

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.

Royal Society Te Aparangi 150th Anniversary 2017 NZ Research Honours

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 10 Oct 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.

Winston Churchill Fellows

Speech
Issue date: 
Wed 4 Oct 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.

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

Women in Leadership Day

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 3 Oct 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.

Thank you for your warm welcome and for inviting me to speak to you today.

Dinner for senior members of the Judiciary

Speech
Issue date: 
Mon 2 Oct 2017

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

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

Nau mai, haere mai rā ki te Whare Kawana o Te Whanganui-a-Tara.

Hamilton Girls High School

Speech
Issue date: 
Fri 29 Sep 2017

 

 

E te Kura Kohine o Kirikiriroa e tu

Tenei au te hoki penei mai, i to koutou karanga.

Tenei hoki aku mihi nui, Ki a tatau i tēnei wa.

The Maori Women's Welfare League Conference

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 28 Sep 2017

Tēnā koutou ngā Wahine Māori Toko i Te Ora. 

Mihi mai whakatau mai.

He mahi nui, he mahi rangatira

nga mahi huhua a Te Ropu Wahine Maori.

Kudos Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Thu 28 Sep 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.

David and I are very pleased to be here to celebrate Waikato excellence in science and innovation.

White Camellia Awards

Speech
Issue date: 
Tue 19 Sep 2017

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.

The Governor-General's role in a General Election

Constitutional
Issue date: 
Tue 12 Sep 2017
Role of the Governor-General in a General Election

At least once every three years, the Prime Minister announces the date for an election. Governors-General play a significant constitutional role in the election process.

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