lord ranfurly


Notes for My Successor

  • Notes for My Successor

    Until the late 1960s New Zealand's governors-general were British, mainly minor aristocrats, or admirals or generals.

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  • Page 5 – A home away from 'Home'

    Government House in Wellington is a busy place. Every year it hosts about 15,000 guests at 200 functions.

  • Main image: Lady Ranfurly address

    Ornate illuminated addresses, such as this one presented to Lady Ranfurly (1897–1904), were given to departing viceregal couples by local authorities and service organisations