Story: Rowling, Wallace Edward

Bill Rowling reading congratulatory telegrams

Bill Rowling reading congratulatory telegrams

Recently elected Prime Minister Bill Rowling examines some of the congratulatory telegrams sent to him by well-wishers. He easily won the leadership ballot in 1974 against Deputy Prime Minister Hugh Watt.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1974/4961/17A-F

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How to cite this page:

John Henderson. 'Rowling, Wallace Edward', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 16 April 2024)