Story: Canterbury region

George Forbes

George Forbes

George Forbes, who was prime minister from 1930 to 1935, was a farmer in the Cheviot district before entering politics. This family photograph was taken about 1910, two years after Forbes (middle row, second from right) entered Parliament.

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John Wilson, 'Canterbury region - Politics and government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 15 April 2024)

Story by John Wilson, reviewed & revised 6 Jul 2015