Story: Labour Party

Parties making up Parliament, 1935–1949

Click on the dates to see which parties made up New Zealand's Parliament after each election from 1935 to 1949. This period included the Second World War (1939–1945), when New Zealand was governed by a cross-party coalition.

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Sources: Dieter Nohlen, Florian Grotz, and Christof Hartmann, Elections in Asia and the Pacific: a data handbook. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2001, p. 731–734; New Zealand Election Results

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Peter Aimer, 'Labour Party - First Labour government, 1935 to 1949', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 May 2022)

Story by Peter Aimer, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Jun 2015