Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan beneath a portrait of her father - Photograph taken by Ray Pigney

Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan beneath a portrait of her father - Photograph taken by Ray Pigney
Date
ca 25 Oct 1996
By
Pigney, Ray, active 1988
Ref
EP-Portraits of New Zealanders-Tirikatene-Sullivan, Whetu-01
Description

Head and shoulders portrait of defeated Southern Maori member of Parliament Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan, taken by Evening Post photographer Ray Pigney circa 25 October 1996, probably in Wellington. Shows her beneath a portrait of her father Sir Eruera Tirakatene. She wears a yellow jacket, a floral tie, and sunflower earrings.

Original caption reads: "New Zealand's longest-serving woman politician will leave parliament next week with 'grace and serenity' after a 29-year career and MP for Southern Maori. Whetu Tirakatene-Sullivan [sic] yesterday conceded defeat in the seat after the counting of special votes showed she has been beaten by New Zealand First candidate Tu Wyllie by 285 votes." (Evening Post, 25 October 1996)

Quantity: 1 colour original photographic print(s).

Physical Description: Dye coupler print 15.2 x 10.1 cm

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Part of
Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers / Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan
Format
1 colour original photographic print(s), Photographs, Dye coupler print 15.2 x 10.1 cm, Orientation: Vertical image
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Pigney, Ray, active 1988. Whetu Tirikatene-Sullivan beneath a portrait of her father - Photograph taken by Ray Pigney. Dominion Post (Newspaper): Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers. Ref: EP-Portraits of New Zealanders-Tirikatene-Sullivan, Whetu-01. Alexander Turnbull Library, Wellington, New Zealand. /records/22397649

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