Story: Black, Helen McKenzie

Helen McKenzie Black (left) and Elizabeth May Gilmer (right)

Helen McKenzie Black (left) and Elizabeth May Gilmer (right)

In 1935, Helen McKenzie Black (left) and Elizabeth May Gilmer (right) stood for parliament unsuccessfully; Black as a Democrat Party candidate and Gilmer as an independent.

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How to cite this page:

Margaret Tennant. 'Black, Helen McKenzie', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1998. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/4b35/black-helen-mckenzie (accessed 11 May 2021)