Dame Silvia's appointment welcomed
Rt Hon Jenny Shipley
Leader of the Opposition
Thursday 24 August 2000
Dame Silvia's appointment
Opposition Leader Jenny Shipley today warmly
welcomed the announcement of Dame Silvia Cartwright as New
Zealand's next Governor-General.
"Dame Silvia is a gifted
New Zealander who has contributed a lot to the country and
will contribute more in this role.
"I have worked closely
with Dame Silvia and New Zealanders can be confident she
will do a good job," Mrs Shipley said.
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