Leader of the Opposition Andrew Little welcomes the appointment of Dame Patsy Reddy to the role of New Zealand’s Governor-General.
“I congratulate Dame Patsy on her new appointment which comes hard on the heels of her part in the review of New Zealand’s intelligence agencies.
“Dame Patsy has already made a significant contribution to New Zealand over her career in law, business and charitable organisations. I am confident she will be well suited to the role.
“I acknowledge Sir Jerry Mateparae’s time as New Zealand’s vice-regal which he has carried out in a typically relaxed and respectful Kiwi way. He leaves a fine legacy for Dame Patsy,” Andrew Little says.