Kōrero: Premiers and prime ministers

Image-making: Joseph Gordon Coates, 1919 (3 o 4)

Image-making: Joseph Gordon Coates, 1919

Tall and handsome, new Reform Party leader Gordon Coates became known as ‘the jazz premier’ after his election win in 1925. As this 1919 studio portrait suggests, it also helped to have a good war record.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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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.

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Gavin McLean, 'Premiers and prime ministers - Party leadership', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33189/image-making-joseph-gordon-coates-1919 (accessed 11 August 2020)

He kōrero nā Gavin McLean, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Dec 2016