The Hon Linda Dessau AC, Governor of Victoria, met with the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern MP, Prime Minister of New Zealand, at Government House Victoria.
The Governor met with the Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern MP, Prime Minister of New Zealand, at Government House Melbourne, together with HE Dame Annette King, High Commissioner for New Zealand. While they were meeting, Mr Howard met with Mr Clarke Gayford, before escorting him on a tour of the State Apartments. At the conclusion of their meetings, Ms Ardern and Mr Gayford were invited to sign the Visitors Book, before posing for a series of Official Photographs with the Governor and Mr Howard.
Ms Ardern’s visit to Melbourne included a range of events focusing on New Zealand trade and investment, as well as an oration for the Australia New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) at the Melbourne Town Hall
New Zealand in one of Victoria’s major trading partners, with New Zealand being one of the top three export destinations for Victorian goods, and many people from New Zealand are proud to call Victoria home.