Monthly Archives: November 2011

Address to Graduation Dinner – NZ Maritime School

As the famous poet and essayist of the 18th century Dr Johnson once wrote: ‘Every man thinks meanly of himself for not having been a soldier, or for not having been at sea.”

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Remembrance Day speech at St Mathews in the City

Last Friday we commemorated the 93rd anniversary of the Armistice between the combatant powers which ended the Great War of 1914 -1918. The Armistice brought an end to the fighting – though the consequences of the Great War and the events … Continue reading

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Opening NZ Bus’ brand new Onehunga depot – Saturday 29th October – (speech notes)

It’s an honour and a pleasure to be here this morning at the opening of NZ Bus’ new Onehunga depot. To NZ Bus CEO Zane Fulljames, Central Business Unit manager Jon Calder, General Manager Shane McMahon and everyone involved in … Continue reading

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