Story: Religion and society

Arnold Nordmeyer painting a Presbyterian manse

Arnold Nordmeyer painting a Presbyterian manse

In the 25 years after the Second World War politicians continued to have a warm relationship with the churches. Arnold Nordmeyer, shown helping to paint the Presbyterian manse in Lyall Bay, Wellington, in 1977, had been minister of finance in the Labour government of 1957–60. Before entering politics he had been a Presbyterian minister in Kurow, North Otago, for 10 years.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1977/2019/32-F

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John Stenhouse, 'Religion and society - Religious cooperation and nation-building, 1920–1970', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by John Stenhouse, published 5 May 2011, reviewed & revised 4 Apr 2018