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Silvia Cartwright

Personal data
Date of birth7 November 1943(age 73)
Place of birthDunedin, New Zealand
Alma materUniversity of Otago
18th Governor-General of New Zealand
In office4 April 2001 - 4 August 2006
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime ministerHelen Clark
Succeeded bySir Anand Satyanand
Preceded bySir Michael Hardie-Boys

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Dame Silvia Rose Cartwright, PCNZM, DBE, QSO, DStJ (née Poulter) (born 7 November 1943) was the 18th Governor-General of New Zealand.

She is a graduate of the University of Otago, where she gained her LL.B degree in 1967, and a former student at Otago Girls' High School.


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