PGM Address September 2017

Worshipful Brethren and Brethren All, This afternoon we have saluted the memory of VW. Bro. Aldridge who was a member of the De Burgh Adams Lodge and VW Bro. De Bell, a member of the Lodge of Light and the Ara Lodge. Both brethren were very proud members of their Lodges and proud to be […]

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PGM Address March 2017

Worshipful Brethren It is very pleasing to note that today we are not saluting the memory of the passing of any Worshipful brethren.  However, we are celebrating several advancements within our Province: Firstly, we have witnessed the investiture of V.W. Bro. Eggleton to the position of Provincial Grand Secretary and I have asked W. Bro […]

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PGM Address September 2016

Worshipful Brethren and Brethren All, This afternoon we have saluted the memory W. Bro. Joe Wey who was a member of this Lodge. Joe was very proud of his freemasonry and was a very good ritualist in his younger years. He will be sadly missed by all the brethren who knew him and of this […]

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PGM Address March 2016

Worshipful Brethren, I am acutely aware that we are all caretakers of a wonderful, historic society whose traditions have changed little over the years. Many term the installation of a new Master, or in my case, a new Provincial Grand Master, as ‘the changing of the guard’ and inevitably there are questions raised as to […]

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PGM Address March 2015

Worshipful Brethren, Today there has been a major change in the leadership and structure of the Provincial Grand Lodge. Right Worshipful Brother George Drury has retired as Provincial Deputy Grand Master after a very busy and productive 5 years. He was installed by the Grand Master in Hong Kong at the Provincial Grand Lodge there, […]

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PGM Address September 2014

Worshipful Brethren, As is usual at any Communications meeting of Provincial Grand Lodge we commence by saluting the memory of Brethren of the Provincial Grand Lodge who have passed away since our last meeting and this afternoon we have recorded with sadness the passing of firstly the Provincial Grand Chaplain RW Brother J Gordon Baines, […]

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PGM Address March 2014

Worshipful Brethren This afternoon we have saluted the memory of Brethren who have passed on since the last Communications of Provincial Grand Lodge. All of these Brethren that we lose, regardless of their station, are a great loss to the Province of New Zealand. W Bro Graham John Knapman exhibited all of the virtues of […]

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PGM Address September 2013

Worshipful Brethren I wish to place on record my grateful thanks to the Worshipful Master, Wardens and Brethren of the Lodge 454 for the arrangements made today for the Provincial Grand Lodge Communications meeting. I would like to thank you also for the arrangements made for the Ladies today and for the dinner arrangements for […]

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PGM Address March 2013

Worshipful Brethren I wish to place on record my grateful thanks to the Worshipful Master, Wardens and Brethren of the De Burgh Adams Lodge for the arrangements made today for the Provincial Grand Lodge Board of General Purposes meeting, for the meeting under dispensation of the Ara Lodge No.348 and for this Communications meeting. I […]

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PGM Address September 2012 (minutes)

Present: RW Bro RJ Whyte, Provincial Grand Master in the chair and other Officers as per the Attendance Book. The Provincial Grand Master opened the Lodge with the following Officers assuming their stations. RW Bro G Drury PDGM, RW Bro AMG Johnston PSGW [acting], RW Bro AF McGregor PJGW [acting], W Bro JTS Crawford PGIG […]

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