Story: Cold War

SEATO Ministerial Council

SEATO Ministerial Council

Prime Minister Keith Holyoake (third from right) chairs a Ministerial Council of SEATO (South East Asia Treaty Organization) in Wellington in 1968. In 1954 New Zealand had been a founding member of SEATO, which was designed to block communist advances in the region.

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1968/1428/20A

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

All images & media in this story

How to cite this page:

Gerald Hensley, 'Cold War - Beyond Europe, 1949 to 1955', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/32697/seato-ministerial-council (accessed 9 April 2020)

Story by Gerald Hensley, published 20 Jun 2012