Story: Governors and governors-general

Sir David Beattie at Outward Bound

Sir David Beattie at Outward Bound

Governor-General Sir David Beattie puts his back into it aboard one of Outward Bound's cutters in 1983. Governors-general have had strong ties with Outward Bound, an outdoor-pursuits organisation, since Lord Cobham helped to establish it in New Zealand in the early 1960s.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1983/0631
Photograph by Stuart Ramson

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Gavin McLean, 'Governors and governors-general - Community duties', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2021)

Story by Gavin McLean, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 28 Sep 2016