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Barbecue at Premier House

Barbecue at Premier House

Premier House is more than the prime minister’s official residence. In addition to hosting the occasional cabinet or caucus meeting, it is used for meetings and ceremonies and to entertain official visitors such as Prince William (left), seen in 2010 wielding barbecue tongs while Prime Minister John Key quenches his thirst.

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Gavin McLean, 'Premiers and prime ministers - Support services and statues', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/33204/barbecue-at-premier-house (accessed 1 October 2020)

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