Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern

Speech

 Today is a new beginning. It's a new beginning for you as our Speaker, and I congratulate you again, Mr Speaker. It is a new beginning for this Parliament.

Speech
Delivered by Her Excellency The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand, on the occasion of the State Opening of Parliament, Wednesday 8 November 2017.

Most weeks, following Cabinet, the Prime Minister holds a press conference for members of the Parliamentary Press Gallery.