Who is the current Governor General of New Zealand?
36 people – 33 men and 3 women- have held the Vice-regal office in New Zealand since Captain William Hobson became Lieutenant-Governor in 1840. This timeline tells the story of each of them. The title of Governor-General has only been used since 1917, making Dame Patsy Reddy the 21st Governor-General of New Zealand.
Is there a 1957 Chevy Bel Air in New Zealand?
A genuine New Zealand New Right Hand Drive 57 Chevy Bel -Air! This magnificent old survivor has managed to remain pretty much true to her original form having clearly been treated with respect over the last 60 years, and is a remarkable time capsule taking you straight back to much simpler times, when fins were in!
When did Robert FitzRoy become Governor of New Zealand?
He entered the navy in 1819 and commanded HMS Beagle on Darwin’s famous voyage. He visited the Bay of Islands in the ship in 1835 and reported favourably to a House of Lords committee on the work of the missionaries. He took up his appointment as Governor in 1843 but was recalled after agitation led by the New Zealand Company.
Who was the Governor General of England before 1917?
The governor-general (titled “governor” before 1917) initially represented the British monarch and the British Government. Therefore, many past officeholders were British, including a succession of minor aristocrats from the 1890s onwards.
Dame Patsy Reddy, the current Governor-General. The following is a list of the Governors and Governors-General of New Zealand.
Who is the head of State in New Zealand?
When travelling abroad, the governor-general is seen as the representative of New Zealand; for this reason, the governor-general is viewed by some as the de facto head of state. The governor-general (titled “governor” before 1917) initially represented the British monarch and the British Government.
What did the Prime Minister do when the Governor General was absent?
Prior to the granting of responsible government in 1856, the colonial secretary acted as administrator when a governor was absent. The prime minister may advise the Queen to dismiss (recall) the governor-general.