Story: Bay of Plenty region

Winston Peters

Winston Peters

Winston Peters was elected as the National Party MP for Tauranga in 1984. Following disagreements with his party he resigned as an MP in 1993 and was re-elected as an independent candidate in a by-election. After setting up the New Zealand First party, he retained the Tauranga seat until 2005, when he lost narrowly. Peters remained in Parliament as a list MP. This billboard is from his 2005 campaign.

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Malcolm McKinnon, 'Bay of Plenty region - Government', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 17 June 2024)

Story by Malcolm McKinnon, updated 1 Aug 2016