The Executive Council includes all government ministers (whether or not they are members of cabinet) and the governor-general, and is the highest formal institution of government in New Zealand. This 1984 photograph shows Labour government ministers, including Prime Minister David Lange (second from left, front row), with Governor-General David Beattie (third from left, front row). On the right in the back row is the clerk of the Executive Council, Patrick Millen.
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Alexander Turnbull Library, Dominion Post Collection (PAColl-7327)
Photograph by Ian Mackley
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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