What depends on the Governor-General in Asia this week
The Governor-General is going on seven days in length visit to Japan and the Republic of Korea.
Lady Patsy Reddy is withdrawing for Japan on Sunday to speak to the nation at the Emperor’s enthronement function on Tuesday.
Reddy will likewise be meeting Prime Minister Shinzo Abe before making a beeline for South Korea. There she will visit the graves of 32 Kiwis who battled in the Korean war.
The outing closes with a naming function for the Royal New Zealand Navy’s new vessel, of which Dame Patsy is the support.
Her excursion finishes on Friday.