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Today we are making a Pre-Budget announcement on emergency support assistance for the New Zealand racing industry.

Today, we’d like to discuss New Zealand’s foreign policy response to COVID-19.

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Non-Proliferation Treaty. And with the 2020 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Review Conference next month in New York, this Symposium offers an important opportunity to reflect on the state of nuclear disarmament around the globe.

It is good to be here at a time where New Zealand needs less of an introduction than might usually be the case.

First, this special day, in remembrance of the 28th Maori Battalion, is also to honour all those men and women who have risked their lives in the service of our country.

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Tēnā koutou katoa.

We promised we would bring back rail, and that’s what we’re doing.

It is a pleasure to be here on opening day of the 2020 National Yearling Sales Series.

Just over a year ago, we learnt that New Zealand was reliant on a single, aging, US-owned DART buoy to detect whether a tsunami is generated following an earthquake.

Welcome to Ambassadors and representatives from Embassies in Seoul, as well as Korean government officials.

First, thank you all for your attendance this afternoon and let me acknowIedge the efforts of Jordan Small for both the invitation and arranging today’s event.

It is a pleasure to be here, and to have the honour of opening this important conference on behalf of the New Zealand Institute of International Affairs.

Ladies and gentlemen, NZCTU President Richard Wagstaff, members of respective unions – thank you for the invitation to speak to you today.

Thank you for the opportunity to be here to present certificates to the 16 graduates who have completed a beekeeping course delivered by the Howard League.

It is a pleasure to see you all here today.

Speech at Dargaville High School to mark the opening of first house built by the school's Trade Academy.

It is a pleasure to be here at this important gathering of Pacific public sector leaders.

It is our responsibility to be here today to record New Zealand’s strong commitment to the common endeavour of fostering respect for the right to freedom of religion and belief.

Welcome to Ambassadors and representatives from embassies in Washington, D.C. including Ambassador Rosemary Banks and the New Zealand Embassy, as well as US Government officials.

Congratulations to Otago University for the 54th year of holding the Foreign Policy School, and to Dr Dennis Wesselbaum for organising this year’s forum.

It is a pleasure to formally announcement two significant decisions in the interest of Scott Base and our Antarctic interests.

It is a pleasure to be here tonight to make a small announcement which plays a part in what was a very large announcement made in the Budget yesterday.

Thank you to Grant Thornton for the invitation to address you here today about the ‘Wellbeing Budget’ and what it will mean for New Zealand businesses.

It is a pleasure to be here to open the Grey Power annual general meeting with my New Zealand First colleague and Minister for Seniors, Hon Tracey Martin.