Story: Lange, David Russell

The new MP for Māngere

The new MP for Māngere

In 1977 Lange won the safe Labour seat of Māngere in a by-election and entered Parliament. With his exceptional debating prowess, he was soon recognised as a match for the National prime minister, Robert Muldoon.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1977/2001/18-F

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How to cite this page:

Barry Gustafson. 'Lange, David Russell', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 9 December 2023)