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Governor-General visits Kiribati

As part of her visit to several Pacific nations, the Governor-General arrived in Kiribati, to be welcomed by the Police Service Guard of Honours, some enthusiastic schoolchidren, and the presentation of a traditional headdress. Later in the day, Ms Bryce attended a State reception, followed by a meeting with the President of Kiribati, His Excellency President Anote Tong. The Governor-General toured the Marine Training Centre and watched a simulation at sea, before visiting the Kiribati Institute of Technology and laying a wreath at the Betio Coastwatcher's Memorial.