robert muldoon

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Robert David Muldoon


  • 25 Sep 19215 Aug 1992

Prime Minister:

12 Dec 1975–26 Jul 1984

Age on becoming PM:




Political Party:


Robert Muldoon

Rob Muldoon was one of our most polarising PMs, the voice of ‘the ordinary bloke’ to supporters and a dictatorial bully to critics.

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Events In History


1981 Springbok tour

  • Page 5 – Gleneagles Agreement

    It was simply called 'The Tour'. For 56 taut days in the winter of 1981, New Zealanders were divided against each other in the largest civil disturbance seen since the 1951 waterfront dispute.

  • Page 6 – Battle lines are drawn

    The tour supporters were determined that the first Springbok visit to New Zealand since 1965 would not be spoiled. The anti-tour movement was equally determined to show its

History of the Governor-General

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Housing the Prime Minister