Patron: Her Excellency The Right Honourable Dame Patsy Reddy, GNZM, QSO, Governor-General of New Zealand

New Zealand Security – Does Asia Matter?

Guest Speaker: Gerald Hensley
Former Secretary of Defence

Event Date: Wednesday 18th July 2001
Event Time: 5:30 pm-7:00 pm

Event Location: Bell Gully
IBM Centre, 171 Featherson Street, Wellington, 6011.

Please note no building access after 6pm.

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Gerald Hensley has had a distinguished career in the NZ public service spaning 25 years.

Highlights include:

  • NZ High Commissioner to Singapore 1976-80
  • Head of the Prime Minister’s Department 1980-1987
  • Head of Domestic and External Security 1987-1989
  • Fellow, Centre for International Affairs, Harvard University, in 1989-90
  • Secretary of Defence 1991-1999

Speech Notes (PDF)

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