Kōrero: Governors and governors-general

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at Government House, Auckland (2 o 6)

The Queen and Duke of Edinburgh at Government House, Auckland

In 1856 the government replaced William Hobson’s house in Auckland with what later became known as Old Government House. Before being acquired by the neighbouring university in 1969, this timber building housed the vice-regal family and visitors whenever they were in residence in Auckland. In 1953 Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh (standing on the steps at left) were special Christmas guests at the house.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
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Gavin McLean, 'Governors and governors-general - Vice-regal support', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/33661/the-queen-and-duke-of-edinburgh-at-government-house-auckland (accessed 20 January 2020)

He kōrero nā Gavin McLean, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 28 Sep 2016