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Reform government, 1914

Reform government, 1914

Over the long period of Liberal Party rule, the opposition formed its own party: Reform. This photograph shows William Massey, the first Reform prime minister (front row, centre) and other Reform members of Parliament in 1914.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, S. P. Andrew Collection (PAColl-3739)
Reference: 1/1-015154-G
Photograph by Stanley Polkinghorne Andrew

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.

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Jennifer Curtin and Raymond Miller, 'Political parties - The party system develops, 1891 to 1935', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34295/reform-government-1914 (accessed 22 November 2017)

Story by Jennifer Curtin and Raymond Miller, published 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 21 Jul 2015