In opposition after losing the general election in 1975, Labour was again defeated in 1978. Rowling’s shadow cabinet is seen here on 17 December 1979. He remained leader of the opposition until 1983.
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John Henderson. 'Rowling, Wallace Edward', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6r1/rowling-wallace-edward/page-5 (accessed 16 October 2019)