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Portrait of John McKenzie, circa 1889
As the only son of New Zealand Company director Edward Gibbon Wakefield, Edward Jerningham Wakefield's life was inevitably bound up in his father's colonial and political ventures.
As Minister of Defence from 1912 until 1920, James Allen was responsible for the organisation of New Zealand’s military forces during the First World War.
James Allen served as New Zealand's Minister of Defence during the First World War
NewLabour Party leader Jim Anderton in front of his party's logo.
Labour MP, Iriaka Rātana speaking to supporters of the Rātana political movement on Manukorihi marae, Waitara.
Tommy Taylor was one of the most colourful figures in the political life of his day. He spent his life campaigning for the prohibition of alcohol.
Christopher William Richmond was a lawyer, Minister in Edward Stafford’s Parliament, and judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand.
William Richmond was a lawyer, Minister in Edward Stafford’s Parliament, and judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand.
The series of labour acts for which William Pember Reeves was responsible gave New Zealand the most extensive system of labour regulations in the world at the turn of the twentieth century.
The series of labour acts for which William Pember Reeves was responsible gave New Zealand the most extensive system of labour regulations in the world at the turn of the twentieth century.
When Howard was appointed minister of health and minister in charge of child welfare, she became the first woman to serve as a Cabinet minister in a Commonwealth country.
Photograph of Richard Seddon's (1893-1906) 1906 ministerial cabinet.
Four key Ministers of the National Government line of for a press conference following the presentation of the economic statement to Parliament, 20 December 1990.
<p>Norman Kirk&#8217;s death in office brought Bill Rowling to the prime ministership unexpectedly in August 1974. A member of an old Tasman Bay farming family, and a teacher by training, he had been finance minister since 1972.</p>
A stalwart of Wellington political life, Featherston served as provincial Superintendent and later served as a member of the House of Representatives, colonial secretary and minister without portfolio
Holland became PM in 1949. A year later he abolished the Legislative Council, and in 1951, after winning the Waterfront Dispute, he increased his majority in a snap election.
Portrait of Richard Seddon dressed in evening suit.
Portrait photograph of Prime Minister Walter Nash.
Portrait photograph of Hone Heke Ngapua, circa 1904.

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