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Cabinet in session

Cabinet in session

This rare photograph shows members of Prime Minister Robert Muldoon's National cabinet discussing business at the first meeting of 1977. Muldoon is in the foreground, with cabinet secretary Patrick Millen at the extreme left of the photograph. The ministers are (left to right) Peter Gordon (minister of labour), Lance Adams-Schneider (minister of trade and industry) and George Gair (minister of housing).

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1977/0249

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Chris Eichbaum, 'Cabinet government - What cabinet discusses', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/34348/cabinet-in-session (accessed 13 August 2020)

Story by Chris Eichbaum, published 20 Jun 2012