Story: Laking, George Robert

George Laking being sworn in as ombudsman

George Laking being sworn in as ombudsman

George Laking is sworn in as ombudsman in 1975. From left to right, acting Speaker of the House Jonathan Hunt, first ombudsman Guy Powles, Prime Minister Bill Rowling, and Laking.

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Ian McGibbon. 'Laking, George Robert', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2019. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6l5/laking-george-robert (accessed 1 October 2020)