Story: Governors and governors-general

Marking the Queen's 80th birthday, 2006 (6th of 6)

Marking the Queen's 80th birthday, 2006

On 21 April 2006, 300 school pupils joined Government House Wellington staff to spell out ‘E II R 80’ on the front lawn in honour of Queen Elizabeth II’s 80th birthday.

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Gavin McLean, 'Governors and governors-general - Vice-regal support', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 August 2022)

Story by Gavin McLean, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 28 Sep 2016