Story: Ballance, John

John Ballance

John Ballance

A newspaper editor who later became a Liberal politician and premier, John Ballance combined patience and consideration for others with political skills and resilience.

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Alexander Turnbull Library, Tesla Studios Collection (PAColl-3046)
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Photograph by Alfred Martin

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How to cite this page:

Tim McIvor. 'Ballance, John', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 June 2024)