Kōrero: Parliament

Opening Parliament

Queen Elizabeth II opened Parliament in 1954, during her first visit to New Zealand. Here, she reads the speech from the throne. The sovereign is the source of all legal executive authority, but she or her representative, the governor-general, act on the government's advice.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: Pictorial Parade 19. National Film Unit, 1954

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

John E. Martin, 'Parliament - Parliament overview', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/33671/opening-parliament (accessed 27 January 2020)

He kōrero nā John E. Martin, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Feb 2015