Story: Rowling, Wallace Edward

Retirement from politics

Bill Rowling retired from politics in 1984, two years after this photograph was taken. Listen to him discuss his reasons for retiring and his leadership defeat by David Lange.

Sound file from Radio New Zealand Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero. Any re-use of this audio is a breach of copyright. To request a copy of the recording, contact Sound Archives Ngā Taonga Kōrero (Bill Rowling talks about his decision to retire from politics/Reference number sa-t-4609-su06-pm).

Using this item

Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Reference: EP/1982/3493/25-F
Photograph by John Nicholson

Permission of the Alexander Turnbull Library, National Library of New Zealand, Te Puna Mātauranga o Aotearoa, must be obtained before any re-use of this image.

How to cite this page:

John Henderson. 'Rowling, Wallace Edward', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6r1/rowling-wallace-edward/page-5 (accessed 21 June 2019)