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Remarks at the Chinese New Year parliamentary event.

Nau mai. Haere mai. Tēnā koutou katoa.

Fifteen months ago, in the Speech from the Throne, the Coalition Government outlined an ambitious programme designed to build a stronger and fairer country for all New Zealanders. Looking back over that time, we are proud of what has been achieved.

Good morning everyone.

I want to start by thanking Kirk and his Business New Zealand team for the invitation.

E ngā iwi e pae nei

Ki runga o Waitangi

Karanga mai, mihi mai

Tēnei te whakarongo atu nei ki ngā kupu kōrero

Ngā aituā  o te tau kua hipa

Koutou e Kingi, e Koro

Koutou katoa, haere atu rā

Thank you, Professor Hayne (Vice Chancellor, University of Otago), for your kind introduction.

Thank you for your interest and attendance at the 2019 National Yearling Sales.

Thank you for the invitation to be here. It is a great privilege to be welcomed to Ratana again.

Delivered at the United Nations at Geneva, 21 January 2019 at 9.00am local time and 9.00pm New Zealand time

Georgetown Address, in partnership with the Center for Australian, New Zealand & Pacific Studies - Georgetown University and the NZ Embassy.
  • Ni Men Hao Ambassadors, my fellow MPs, Mayors, Good evening everyone and welcome to our visitors to New Zealand.

Mr President, tena koe. E nga rangatira, tena koutou.

Speech to Amnesty International event to mark the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights on World Human Rights Day.

Opening Remarks at the Thoroughbred Racing Club Conference and Annual General Meeting

Thank you very much for coming today.

Tēnā koutou, tēnā koutou, tēnā tatou, katoa.

Morena koutou and thank you to the conference organisers and our hosts Waikato-Tainui for the opportunity to speak today.

Speech at the Institute of International and European Affairs.

Next Monday is the 8th anniversary of the dreadful tragedy at Pike River Coal Mine. Two men escaped with their lives. 29 others never came home.


Talofa lava, Kia Orana tatou katoatoa, malo e lelei, fakalofalahi atu, Malo ni, Taloha ni, Ni Sa bula vinaka, Warm Pacific greetings to one and all.

Tena koutou, tena koutou, tena koutou katoa.

As you all know, this week is a momentous one for New Zealand-Irish relations. Because at the end of this week, we will finally determine who has the best rugby team in world.