This is the opening of the Imperial Conference in London in 1907. New Zealand's premier, Sir Joseph Ward, is seated at the far left. The conference agreed that self-governing colonies like New Zealand should be distinguished from Crown colonies. Henceforth the self-governing colonies would be known as 'dominions'.
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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
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