Arise, Sir Anand

Governor-General Anand Satyanand has been knighted, Prime Minister John Key has announced. The Government announced on March 8 it was going to restore the titles of knights and dames to the New Zealand honours system and Mr Key said yesterday that the Queen had approved the redesignation of the Governor-General from a Principal Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit to a Knight Grand Companion of the Order, effective immediately.

- NZ Herald

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