New Zealand Governor General

Image: Navy Divisions Parade 18 January 2013 with His Excellency the Governor General... by Royal New Zealand Navy on Flickr

Find out how our Governor General is selected, what their role is, how this has changed over the years - and what their typical range of engagements includes. SCIS 1525213


The Governor General - Te Kanawa Tianara o Aotearoa

This government site looks at all aspects of the role and functions of the Governor General. View biographies, a video tour of Government House, future engagements and learn about the New Zealand Royal Honours system.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://www.gg.govt.nz/


Former Governor General

This page contains a list of former Governor General since 1840.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://gg.govt.nz/the-governor-general/historical/former.htm


New Zealand History online – Governors and Governors General; The chosen few

This in-depth page looks at the historical role of the Governor-General, including selection process, gender, age and career paths.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/politics/the-chosen-few


Governors General photos

Set of photos from DigitalNZ on New Zealand Governor-Generals.

Suggested level: primary, intermediate, secondary
http://www.digitalnz.org/records?tab=images&text=Governors-General&view=gallery


Video

Governor-General Swearing-In Ceremony, by NZNats Youtube 43.37
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwISBUov5m4

Governor-General of New Zealand
https://www.facebook.com/GovernorGeneralNewZealand