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Cabinet Decision CAB-22-MIN-0010: Additional Item: Update on Planning for Queen's Platinum Jubilee

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Friday, 11 March 2022
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Cabinet Minute CAB-22-MIN-0010: Additional Item: Update on Planning for Queen's Platinum Jubilee

On 1 February 2022, Cabinet:

1noted the update by the Prime Minister on the planning for marking the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, which will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Queen's reign;

2noted that the celebratory events for the Platinum Jubilee will have a strong 'green' theme with a focus on planting trees sustainably;

3noted that in 2015, New Zealand contributed $1 million to support the Queen's Commonwealth Canopy, a rainforest preservation initiative [CAB-15-MIN-0256];

4noted that to mark the Jubilee, the Prime Minister intends to allocate $1 million to the Trees that Count programme;




8noted the Prime Minister will announce this initiative in the coming weeks.


Michael Webster
Secretary of the Cabinet

Last updated: 
Friday, 11 March 2022

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