New Zealand National Party

National Party (New Zealand)

The party had its genesis in the decision, in September 1931, of the United Party, then the government (Rt Hon G W Forbes, Prime Minister), and the Reform Party (Rt Hon J G Coates), Leader and former Prime Minister, 1925-1928, to form a coalition government (see An Encylcopaedia of NZ Vol 2 p807 for fuller details)

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Date: 1996 Ref: B-197-009 Description: Shows Jim Bolger and Winston Peters driving a car labelled 'N' (for National), while Jim Anderton, with an unidentified colleage, drive a car labelled 'A' (f...
Date: 1953 From: [Ephemera, pamphlets about politics and political issues including campaign leaflets for elections. 1950-1959]. By: Hyde, William Julius, 1889-1962 Ref: Eph-A-POLITICS-1953-01 Description: A pamphlet critical of the National government, shows an arrangement of text, a poem beginning "How long, O Lord ... so deep and broad / Shall evil triumph h...
Date: 1978 By: New Zealand National Party Ref: Eph-D-NZ-NATIONAL-1978-02 Description: Poster issued as part of the campaign for the 1978 general election shows a head and shoulders photographic portrait of National Party candidate Ian McLean, ...
Date: 1999 From: Fletcher, David, 1952- :Eighteen original cartoons, published in the New Truth and TV Extra, December 1998 - April 1999. Ref: A-323-083 Description: A three-panel strip showing Jenny Shipley hammering nails into planks of wood, as a colleague approaches and asks what she is building. She reveals she is ma...
Date: 20 May 2005 Ref: A-453-301 Description: Shows Don Brash, the leader of the National Party, as Luke Skywalker talking to his father Darth Vader - "New Right Economics". Brash is hoping that everyone...
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