Story: Wairarapa region

Georgina Beyer

Georgina Beyer

Georgina Beyer was elected mayor of Carterton in 1995, the first transsexual in the world to hold mayoral office. In 1999 she achieved another world first when she became a member of Parliament (for Wairarapa).

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Ben Schrader, 'Wairarapa region - Boundaries and identity', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 30 September 2020)

Story by Ben Schrader, updated 1 Mar 2017