Story: Government and industrial development

The New Zealand Planning Council

The New Zealand Planning Council

The New Zealand Planning Council was set up by the government in response to the recommendations of a task force on economic and social planning. Seen on the day of the council's first meeting, 5 April 1977, are (from left) secretariat head Ken Piddington, chair Sir Frank Holmes, Minister of National Development George Gair and Secretary to the Treasury Noel Lough.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1977/1215/13a

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Megan Cook, 'Government and industrial development - Intervention, 1960s and 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/25869/the-new-zealand-planning-council (accessed 17 November 2018)

Story by Megan Cook, published 11 Mar 2010