New Zealand: Governors-General: 1917-2021 - Archontology.org

New Zealand: Governors-General: 1917-2021

The styles are given as recorded in the proclamations of the assumption of office. In official use it was normally contracted to a) Governor-General of the Dominion of New Zealand and Dependencies; b) Governor-General of New Zealand, and c) Governor-General of the Realm of New Zealand.
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Dominion of New Zealand and Dependencies
28 Jun 1917 - 27 Sep 1920 Arthur William de Brito Savile Foljambe, Earl of Liverpool, Viscount Hawkesbury, of Kirkham in the County of York and of Mansfield in the County of Nottingham, Baron Hawkesbury, of Haselbech in the County of Northampton and of Ollerton, Sherwood Forest, in the County of Nottingham
27 Sep 1920 - 13 Dec 1924 John Rushworth Jellicoe, Viscount Jellicoe, of Scapa in the County of Orkney
13 Dec 1924 - 19 Mar 1930 Sir Charles Fergusson, Baronet, of Kilkerran in the County of Ayrshire
19 Mar 1930 - 12 Apr 1935 Charles Bathurst, Baron Bledisloe, of Lydney and Aylburton in the County of Gloucester
12 Apr 1935 - 22 Feb 1941 George Vere Arundell Monckton-Arundell, Viscount Galway, Baron Killard, of the County of Calre, Baron Monckton, of Serlby in the County of Nottingham
22 Feb 1941 - 17 Jun 1946 Sir Cyril Louis Norton Newall
17 Jun 1946 - 2 Dec 1952 Sir Bernard Cyril Freyberg (from 16 Oct 1951 Baron Freyberg, of Wellington, New Zealand and of Munstead in the County of Surrey)
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over New Zealand
2 Dec 1952 - 5 Sep 1957 Sir Charles Willoughby Moke Norrie (from 22 Aug 1957 Baron Norrie, of Wellington, New Zealand, and of Hawkesbury Upton in the County of Gloucester)
5 Sep 1957 - 9 Nov 1962 Charles John Lyttleton, Viscount Cobham, Baron Cobham, of Cobham in the County of Kent, Baron Westcote, of Ballymore in the County of Longford, Lord Lyttleton, Baron of Frankley, in the County of Worcester, Baronet, of Stowe in the County of Buckingham
9 Nov 1962 - 1 Dec 1967 Sir Bernard Edward Fergusson
1 Dec 1967 - 27 Sep 1972 Sir Arthur Espie Porritt, Baronet, of Hampstead in the County of London
27 Sep 1972 - 5 Oct 1977 Sir Edward Denis Blundell
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
6 Oct 1977 - 26 Oct 1977 Sir Herbert Richard Churton Wild
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over New Zealand
26 Oct 1977 - 27 Oct 1980 Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
28 Oct 1980 - 6 Nov 1980 Sir Ronald Keith Davison
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over New Zealand
31 Oct 1980 - 10 Nov 1985 Sir David Stuart Beattie [1]
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
11 Nov 1985 - 20 Nov 1985 Sir Ronald Keith Davison (x) [2]
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over New Zealand
20 Nov 1985 - 29 Nov 1990 Sir Paul Alfred Reeves
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
30 Nov 1990 - 12 Dec 1990 Sir Johann Thomas Eichelbaum
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over New Zealand
12 Dec 1990 - 3 Mar 1996 Dame Catherine Anne Tizard, née MacLean
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
4 Mar 1996 - 21 Mar 1996 Sir Johann Thomas Eichelbaum (x)
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over New Zealand
21 Mar 1996 - 21 Mar 2001 Sir Michael Hardie Boys
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
22 Mar 2001 - 4 Apr 2001 Dame Sian Seerpoohi Elias
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over New Zealand
4 Apr 2001 - 4 Aug 2006 Dame Silvia Rose Cartwright, née Poulter
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
5 Aug 2006 - 23 Aug 2006 Dame Sian Seerpoohi Elias (x)
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Realm of New Zealand
23 Aug 2006 - 23 Aug 2011 Anand Satyanand (from 27 Mar 2009 Sir Anand Satyanand)
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
24 Aug 2011 - 31 Aug 2011 Dame Sian Seerpoohi Elias (x)
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Realm of New Zealand
31 Aug 2011 - 31 Aug 2016 Sir Jeremiah Mateparae [3]
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
1 Sep 2016 - 28 Sep 2016 Dame Sian Seerpoohi Elias (x)
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Realm of New Zealand
28 Sep 2016 - 28 Sep 2021 Dame Patricia Lee Reddy
Administrator of the Government of New Zealand
28 Sep 2021 - 21 Oct 2021 Dame Helen Diana Winkelmann
Governor-General and Commander-in-Chief in and over the Realm of New Zealand
21 Oct 2021 - Dame Alcyion Cynthia Kiro

[1] The commencement of term as defined by Royal Commission was 31 Oct 1980; took oath of office 6 Nov 1980.
[2] Davison assumed the office of Administrator of the Government upon the departure of Governor-General Beattie at 14:00 10 Nov 1985 and continued in office after the commission of Beattie was revoked effective 24:00 10 Nov 1985/00:00 11 Nov 1985.
[3] Original family name: Andrews
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