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His Excellency the Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, GNZM, QSO, KStJ

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HE Sir Jerry Mateparae joined the Commission in 2017 upon his appointment as High Commissioner for New Zealand. Prior to this, his public service career culminated as the 20th Governor General of New Zealand. Formerly he was Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau following on from an extensive career in the armed forces, during which he became Chief of Army in 2002, and subsequently Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force in 2006 before retiring in 2011.