Story: Lange, David Russell

David Lange and Bill Rowling

David Lange and Bill Rowling

David Lange (left) stands with then Labour leader Bill Rowling on the steps of Parliament in 1979. From the start Lange was a trenchant critic of Rowling, predicting that he would replace him as leader before the 1984 election. This proved to be correct.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1979/3883/5A-F
Photograph by Ron Fox

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

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 4 December 2022)