Welcome to Monarchy New Zealand
The monarchy is an important part of New Zealand. It’s a vital component of our government, a guarantee of our democracy, and a sign of our maturity and independence as a nation. It's a bond we freely share with other countries and a link between our past, present, and future. It's many things to many people, but most importantly, it's something all Kiwis can be proud of.
The story of our monarchy is as long, and rich, and colourful as all the other strands that make up the history of Aotearoa. This website tells that story, the story of how an ancient tradition from the other side of the world evolved to become a young, vibrant, and truly Kiwi institution.
New Zealand Honours
On the 25 June at a special meeting of the Executive Council, the Governor-General of New Zealand promulgated the Royal Succession Act Commencement Order 2015. The Royal Succession Act 2013 was passed in December 2013 to implement several important changes needed to modernise the monarchy. These changes included the introduction…
Monarchy New Zealand is pleased to welcome the birth of a daughter for Prince William and Catherine, born at 7.34pm and weighing 8lbs 3oz. The baby was born at St Mary’s Hospital in London; the same hospital where her brother, Prince George, was born in 2013. Prince William was present…