Story: Premiers and prime ministers

Premier House, 1880 (1st of 2)

Premier House, 1880

In the 1870s Julius and Mary Vogel turned the modest ministerial residence at 260 Tinakori Road, Wellington, into an eight-bedroom mansion – ‘The Casino’, as some critics dubbed it.

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Gavin McLean, 'Premiers and prime ministers - Support services and statues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 7 July 2022)

Story by Gavin McLean, published 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Dec 2016