The Governors: New Zealand's Governors and Governors-General

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Grey, Jervois, Fergusson, Bledisloe their names adorn buildings, streets, entire towns, even hills and rivers. But little has been written about the occupants of New Zealands Government House. The Governors tracks the evolution of an office that says much about New Zealand's constitutional journey. In Crown colony days, governors ruled personally. From the late 1880s, a new breed of aristocratic governors presided ceremonially. Since 1972, all governors generally have been New Zealand residents. Two have been female, and ...

The Governors: New Zealand's Governors and Governors-General 2006, Otago University Press

ISBN-13: 9781877372254

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