Story: Coates, Joseph Gordon

Coates discusses losing the 1935 election

Hear J. G. Coates, minister of finance, after the announcement of his government's loss in the 1935 election. He is calling by telephone from Dargaville, in his Kaipara electorate. (3 min 13 sec)

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Michael Bassett. 'Coates, Joseph Gordon', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 1996. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 22 October 2021)