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Governor-General visits Gisborne region

Media release 15 October 2008

Governor-General visits Gisborne region

The Governor-General of New Zealand, Hon Anand Satyanand, and Mrs Susan Satyanand, will travel to Gisborne this week for the start of a six day regional visit.

During their visit, they will visit the Poverty Bay Spring Show, visit three schools, conservation projects, businesses and open the Family Court Judges Conference.

The Governor-General said he was looking forward to visiting Gisborne.

“As a lawyer, judge and ombudsman, I made several visits to Gisborne but apart from briefly visiting the district in September last year, this will be my first visit since being appointed as Governor-General in August 2006. I am looking forward to meeting many of the people who make this region special and learning more of its future plans.”

Some of the events they will be attending include:

Saturday 18 October:

10am: Visit the Poverty Bay A & P Association Spring Show, Gisborne Showgrounds

Monday 20 October:

9.30am: Officially opens Lytton High School’s new outdoor gymnasium

11am: Tours New Wave Surfboards

1.30pm: Visits Cobham School.

Tuesday 21 October:

10.30am: Visits Manutuke Community Health programme.

3pm: Visits Juken New Zealand Ltd forestry mill.

Wednesday 22 October:

9.30am: Visits Leaderbrand Produce.

1.45pm: Attends powhiri at Te Poho o Rawiri Marae

3.30pm: Opens the NZ Family Court Conference 2008, Portside Hotel

Thursday 23 October:

10.45am: Visits Department of Conservation weka project, Motu.

1.30pm: Visits Whinray Ecological Trust kiwi creche

3pm: Visits Motu School.

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