The following announcement is from Major Bruce W Macdonald, Ret’d, the Chamberlain to The High Council of Clan Donald, Armadale Castle, Isle of Skye, Scotland.
“It gives me great pleasure to announce that the High Council of Clan Donald has accepted the nomination of Mr Andrew Wilkie of Auckland, New Zealand and has agreed to appoint him as Their High Commissioner for New Zealand.
The High Council is confident that all Their good Clansmen and Clanswomen of Clan Donald in New Zealand, its Septs and Adherents will acknowledge reverence, honour, and obey the said Andrew Wilkie. Furthermore, the High Council expects their other High Commissioners, Clan officers and officials, and good clansmen and clanswomen throughout the world, its Septs and Adherents to assist Andrew in the conduct of his duties.
In addition, the High Council of Clan Donald extends its thanks and deep appreciation to Alan MacDonald, Their current High Commissioner, for the three years of loyal service as the High Commissioner to New Zealand.”
The High Commissioner Alan MacDonald has also made the following announcement.
It gives me great pleasure to announce that our nomination of Andrew Wilkie has been accepted by the High Council and Andrew has been appointed High Commissioner effective 1 July 2020.
I am sure you will join me in congratulating Andrew and giving him your support and assistance.
It has been a pleasure to be High Commissioner and I have very much enjoyed working with you all for the benefit of our great Clan.
A special thank you to my 2 Commissioners, Elwyn and Tom who have assisted me during my 2 terms.