Kōrero: Constitution

Queen Elizabeth II opening Parliament, 1954

The sovereign monarch is the head of state of New Zealand and is represented by the governor-general, who is appointed by the sovereign on the advice of the prime minister. Both the sovereign and the governor-general exercise almost all their powers on the advice of the prime minister and other ministers. This is the sovereign monarch, Queen Elizabeth II, opening the New Zealand Parliament in 1954.

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Reference: Pictorial Parade 19. National Film Unit, 1954

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Te tuhi tohutoro mō tēnei whārangi:

Matthew Palmer, 'Constitution - Executive and legislature', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/video/35884/queen-elizabeth-ii-opening-parliament-1954 (accessed 18 November 2019)

He kōrero nā Matthew Palmer, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012