Posts Tagged ‘NZ Governor General’

NZ Governor General to make first state visit to the Vatican

Tuesday, May 6th, 2014

New Zealand Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae will be visiting Pope Francis at the Vatican by the middle of May. While the official announcement is yet to be made,this could be the very first state visit made by a New Zealand governor general to the Pope.The governor general’s office said they had “consulted historian Gavin Read more

Waitangi Day – celebration outweighs conflict says GG

Friday, February 8th, 2013

The Governor General Sir Jerry Mateparae says the conflicts that arise on Waitangi Day  are only a small part of the holiday. “There are events happening all around the country which are about celebration… I think there’s a whole lot of New Zealanders that are celebrating.” He says that while he thinks there is “a Read more

NZ Governor General says NZ will need to help Fiji

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2011

Outgoing  New Zealand Governor General Sir Anand Satyanand says New Zealand will need to step in to help when the military regime in Fiji eventually fails.

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