WHEREAS Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Second was pleased, by a Commission passed under the Seal of New Zealand,
to appoint me, Anand Satyanand, to be Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Realm of New Zealand:
NOW, THEREFORE, I, the Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief aforesaid, hereby proclaim and declare that I have
this day taken the prescribed oaths before The Right Honourable Dame Sian Elias, Chief Justice of New Zealand, and that
I have assumed the said office of Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Realm of New Zealand under
and by virtue of Her Majesty's said Commission.
Given under the hand of His Excellency The Honourable Anand Satyanand, Chancellor and Principal Companion of
The New Zealand Order of Merit, Principal Companion of The Queen's Service Order, Governor-General and Commander?in?Chief in and over the Realm of New Zealand; and issued under the Seal of New Zealand, this 23rd day of
HELEN CLARK, Prime Minister.
GOD SAVE THE QUEEN!