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New Zealand Legislative Council

Index New Zealand Legislative Council

The Legislative Council of New Zealand existed from 1841 until 1951. [1]

94 relations: Agnes Louisa Weston, Auckland, Bicameralism, Black Rod, Charles Bowen (New Zealand politician), Charles John Johnston, Colonial Secretary of New Zealand, Colony of New Zealand, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association, Constitution of New Zealand, Cora Louisa Burrell, Crown colony, Edmund Bellairs, Electoral reform in New Zealand, Ethel Marion Gould, Federation, First Labour Government of New Zealand, First National Government of New Zealand, Fourth National Government of New Zealand, Frederick Whitaker, Garnet Hercules Mackley, Geoffrey Palmer (politician), George Cutfield, Government of Australia, Government of Canada, Governor-General of New Zealand, Harold Dickie, Harry Atkinson, Henry Seymour (New Zealand politician), Henry St. Hill, House of Lords, James Fulton (New Zealand politician), Jim Bolger, John Ballance, John Blair Whyte, John Charles Watts-Russell, John Davies Ormond, John Salmon (politician), John Yeeden Lloyd, Legislative council, Legislature, List of members of the New Zealand Legislative Council, Lower house, Mary Anderson (New Zealand politician), Mary Dreaver, Mathew Richmond, Māori electorates, Māori people, Mokena Kohere, Money bill, ..., New Zealand Constitution Act 1852, New Zealand Constitution Amendment (Request and Consent) Act 1947, New Zealand general election, 1949, New Zealand House of Representatives, New Zealand Liberal Party, New Zealand National Party, New Zealand Parliament, Parliament House, Wellington, Prime Minister of New Zealand, Private member's bill, Proportional representation, Queensland, Queensland Legislative Council, Quorum, Ralph Richardson (politician born 1812), Responsible government, Ronald Algie, Select committee, Self-governing colony, Senate, Senate of Canada, Sidney Holland, Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives, Speaker of the New Zealand Legislative Council, Speech from the throne, State Opening of Parliament, Statute of Westminster 1931, Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1947, Suicide squad (New Zealand), The New Zealand Herald, Thomas Gore Browne, Thomas Otto Bishop, Unicameralism, Unitary state, Upper house, Victoria University of Wellington, Wi Tako Ngātata, William Downie Stewart Sr., William Kenny (New Zealand politician), William Montgomery (New Zealand politician), William Onslow, 4th Earl of Onslow, William Swainson (lawyer), World War I, 2nd New Zealand Parliament. Expand index (44 more) »

Agnes Louisa Weston

Agnes Louisa Weston (née Steuart, 17 January 1879 – 8 August 1972) from Wellington was appointed a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council on 22 June 1950.

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Auckland

Auckland is a city in New Zealand's North Island.

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Bicameralism

A bicameral legislature divides the legislators into two separate assemblies, chambers, or houses.

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Black Rod

The Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod, or Lady Usher of the Black Rod, generally shortened to Black Rod, is an official in the parliaments of several Commonwealth countries.

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Charles Bowen (New Zealand politician)

Sir Charles Christopher Bowen (29 August 1830 – 12 December 1917) was a New Zealand politician.

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Charles John Johnston

Charles John Johnston (11 October 1845 – 13 June 1918) was the Mayor of Wellington, New Zealand in 1890, the Jubilee year.

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Colonial Secretary of New Zealand

The Colonial Secretary of New Zealand was an office established in 1840 and abolished in 1907.

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Colony of New Zealand

The Colony of New Zealand was a British colony that existed in New Zealand from 1841 to 1907.

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Commonwealth Parliamentary Association

The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), previously known as the Empire Parliamentary Association, is an organisation which works to support good governance, democracy and human rights.

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Constitution of New Zealand

The Constitution of New Zealand is the sum of laws and principles that make up the body politic of the realm.

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Cora Louisa Burrell

Cora Louisa Burrell (née Keetley, 19 June 1889 – 20 October 1962) from Christchurch was a National Party activist, on the Canterbury Division executive and a Dominion councillor.

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Crown colony

Crown colony, dependent territory and royal colony are terms used to describe the administration of United Kingdom overseas territories that are controlled by the British Government.

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Edmund Bellairs

Edmund Hooke Wilson Bellairs (1823–1898) was a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council.

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Electoral reform in New Zealand

Electoral reform in New Zealand has, in recent years, become a political issue as major changes have been made to both Parliamentary and local government electoral systems.

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Ethel Marion Gould

Ethel Marion Gould (née Hirst, 2 February 1895 – 9 March 1992) from Auckland was appointed a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council on 22 June 1950.

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Federation

A federation (also known as a federal state) is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-governing provinces, states, or other regions under a central (federal) government.

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First Labour Government of New Zealand

The First Labour Government of New Zealand was the government of New Zealand from 1935 to 1949.

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First National Government of New Zealand

The First National Government of New Zealand was the government of New Zealand from 1949 to 1957.

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Fourth National Government of New Zealand

The Fourth National Government of New Zealand (also known as the Bolger–Shipley Government) was the government of New Zealand from 2 November 1990 to 27 November 1999.

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Frederick Whitaker

Sir Frederick Whitaker (23 April 1812 – 4 December 1891) was an English-born New Zealand politician who served twice as the Prime Minister of New Zealand and six times as Attorney-General.

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Garnet Hercules Mackley

Garnet Hercules Mackley (9 December 1883 – 24 April 1986) was a New Zealand businessman, railways manager and politician.

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Geoffrey Palmer (politician)

Sir Geoffrey Winston Russell Palmer (born 21 April 1942) is a New Zealand lawyer, legal academic, and past politician, who was a member of the New Zealand Parliament from 1979 to 1990.

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George Cutfield

George Cutfield (1799–1879) was a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council from 31 December 1853 to 18 March 1854, when he resigned; and 16 February 1858 to 10 April 1867, when he again resigned.

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Government of Australia

The Government of the Commonwealth of Australia (also referred to as the Australian Government, the Commonwealth Government, or the Federal Government) is the government of the Commonwealth of Australia, a federal parliamentary constitutional monarchy.

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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada (Gouvernement du Canada), formally Her Majesty's Government (Gouvernement de Sa Majesté), is the federal administration of Canada.

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Governor-General of New Zealand

The Governor-General of New Zealand (Te Kāwana Tianara o Aotearoa) is the viceregal representative of the monarch of New Zealand, currently Queen Elizabeth II.

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Harold Dickie

Harold Galt Dickie (1874 – 15 August 1954) was a New Zealand politician of the Reform Party and from 1936 of the National Party.

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Harry Atkinson

Sir Harry Albert Atkinson (1 November 1831 – 28 June 1892) served as the tenth Premier of New Zealand on four separate occasions in the late 19th century, and was Colonial Treasurer for a total of ten years.

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Henry Seymour (New Zealand politician)

Henry Seymour (6 December 1796 – 31 March 1883) was one of the earliest settlers in Nelson, New Zealand, where he was a trader and land speculator.

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Henry St. Hill

Henry St.

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House of Lords

The House of Lords of the United Kingdom, also known as the House of Peers, is the upper house of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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James Fulton (New Zealand politician)

James Fulton (27 June 1830 – 20 November 1891) was a 19th-century Member of Parliament in Otago, New Zealand and a cricketer.

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Jim Bolger

James Brendan Bolger (born 31 May 1935) is a New Zealand politician of the National Party who was the 35th Prime Minister of New Zealand, serving from 1990 to 1997.

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John Ballance

John Ballance (27 March 1839 – 27 April 1893) was an Irish-born New Zealand politician who was the 14th Premier of New Zealand, from 1891 to 1893, the founder of the Liberal Party (the country's first organised political party), and a Georgist.

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John Blair Whyte

John Blair Whyte (1840 – 21 July 1914) was a Member of Parliament and Mayor in the Waikato Region of New Zealand.

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John Charles Watts-Russell

John Charles Watts-Russell JP (1825 – 2 April 1875) was a 19th-century New Zealand politician, a member of the Canterbury Provincial Council and a member of the Legislative Council.

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John Davies Ormond

John Davies Ormond (1831 – 6 October 1917) was a New Zealand politician whose positions included Superintendent of Hawke's Bay Province, Minister of Public Works and member of the New Zealand Legislative Council.

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John Salmon (politician)

John Salmon (1808–1873) was a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council from 26 May 1853 (when he was one of the first members appointed) to 21 December 1868, when he was disqualified for absence.

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John Yeeden Lloyd

John Yeeden Lloyd (born 1795) was a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council from 31 December 1853.

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Legislative council

A legislative council is the name given to the legislature, or one of the legislative chambers of a nation, colony, or subnational division such as a province or state; or, in the United States, a council within a legislature which supervises nonpartisan legislative support staff.

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Legislature

A legislature is a deliberative assembly with the authority to make laws for a political entity such as a country or city.

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List of members of the New Zealand Legislative Council

The following is a complete list of members of the New Zealand Legislative Council.

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Lower house

A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house.

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Mary Anderson (New Zealand politician)

Mary Patricia Anderson (17 March 1887 – 18 February 1966) was one of the first two women appointed to the New Zealand Legislative Council (upper house).

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Mary Dreaver

Mary Manson Dreaver (née Bain, 31 March 1887 – 19 July 1961) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.

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Mathew Richmond

Major Mathew Richmond (1801 – 5 March 1887) was a New Zealand colonial administrator and a politician.

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Māori electorates

In New Zealand politics, Māori electorates, colloquially known as the Māori seats, are a special category of electorate that gives reserved positions to representatives of Māori in the New Zealand Parliament.

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Māori people

The Māori are the indigenous Polynesian people of New Zealand.

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Mokena Kohere

Mokena Kohere (1812 – 4 March 1894) was a New Zealand tribal leader, assessor and politician.

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Money bill

In the Westminster system (and, colloquially, in the United States), a money bill or supply bill is a bill that solely concerns taxation or government spending (also known as appropriation of money), as opposed to changes in public law.

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New Zealand Constitution Act 1852

The New Zealand Constitution Act 1852 (15 & 16 Vict. c. 72) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that granted self-government to the Colony of New Zealand.

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New Zealand Constitution Amendment (Request and Consent) Act 1947

The New Zealand Constitution Amendment (Request and Consent) Act 1947 (New Zealand public act no. 38) and New Zealand Constitution Amendment Act 1947 (10 & 11 Geo. VI c. 46) were two enactments passed by the Parliament of New Zealand and Parliament of the United Kingdom respectively.

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New Zealand general election, 1949

The 1949 New Zealand general election was a nationwide vote to determine the shape of the New Zealand Parliament's 29th term.

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New Zealand House of Representatives

The New Zealand House of Representatives is a component of the New Zealand Parliament, along with the Sovereign (represented by the Governor-General).

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New Zealand Liberal Party

The New Zealand Liberal Party was the first organised political party in New Zealand.

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New Zealand National Party

The New Zealand National Party (Rōpū Nāhinara o Aotearoa), shortened to National (Nāhinara) or the Nats, is a centre-right political party in New Zealand.

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New Zealand Parliament

The New Zealand Parliament (Pāremata Aotearoa) is the legislature of New Zealand, consisting of the Queen of New Zealand (Queen-in-Parliament) and the New Zealand House of Representatives.

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Parliament House, Wellington

Parliament House in Wellington is the main building of the New Zealand Parliament Buildings.

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Prime Minister of New Zealand

The Prime Minister of New Zealand (Te Pirimia o Aotearoa) is the head of government of New Zealand.

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Private member's bill

A private member's bill in a parliamentary system of government is a bill (proposed law) introduced into a legislature by a legislator who is not acting on behalf of the executive branch.

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Proportional representation

Proportional representation (PR) characterizes electoral systems by which divisions into an electorate are reflected proportionately into the elected body.

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Queensland

Queensland (abbreviated as Qld) is the second-largest and third-most populous state in the Commonwealth of Australia.

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Queensland Legislative Council

The Queensland Legislative Council was the upper house of the parliament in the Australian state of Queensland.

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Quorum

A quorum is the minimum number of members of a deliberative assembly (a body that uses parliamentary procedure, such as a legislature) necessary to conduct the business of that group.

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Ralph Richardson (politician born 1812)

Dr Ralph Richardson (1812–1897/1898) was a Member of the New Zealand Legislative Council.

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Responsible government

Responsible government is a conception of a system of government that embodies the principle of parliamentary accountability, the foundation of the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy.

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Ronald Algie

Sir Ronald Macmillan Algie (22 October 1888 – 23 July 1978) was a New Zealand politician who served as Speaker of the House of Representatives for six years in the 1960s.

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Select committee

A select committee is a committee made up of a small number of parliamentary members appointed to deal with particular areas or issues originating in the Westminster system of parliamentary democracy.

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Self-governing colony

In the British Empire, a self-governing colony was a colony with an elected government in which elected rulers were able to make most decisions without referring to the colonial power with nominal control of the colony.

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Senate

A senate is a deliberative assembly, often the upper house or chamber of a bicameral legislature or parliament.

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Senate of Canada

The Senate of Canada (Sénat du Canada) is the upper house of the Parliament of Canada, along with the House of Commons and the Monarch (represented by the Governor General).

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Sidney Holland

Sir Sidney George Holland (18 October 1893 – 5 August 1961) was a New Zealand politician who served as the 25th Prime Minister of New Zealand from 13 December 1949 to 20 September 1957.

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Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives

In New Zealand, the Speaker of the House of Representatives (Te Mana Whakawā o te Whare) is the individual who chairs the country's legislative body, the New Zealand House of Representatives.

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Speaker of the New Zealand Legislative Council

The Speaker of the Legislative Council was the chair of New Zealand's upper house, the Legislative Council.

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Speech from the throne

A speech from the throne (or throne speech) is an event in certain monarchies in which the reigning sovereign, or a representative thereof, reads a prepared speech to members of the nation's legislature when a session is opened, outlining the government's agenda and focus for the forthcoming session; or in some cases, closed.

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State Opening of Parliament

The State Opening of Parliament is an event which formally marks the beginning of a session of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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Statute of Westminster 1931

The Statute of Westminster 1931 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom and modified versions of it are now domestic law within Australia and Canada; it has been repealed in New Zealand and implicitly in former Dominions that are no longer Commonwealth realms.

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Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1947

The Statute of Westminster Adoption Act 1947 (Public Act no. 38 of 1947) was a constitutional Act of the Parliament of New Zealand that formally accepted the full external autonomy offered by the British Parliament.

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Suicide squad (New Zealand)

The suicide squad in New Zealand was a so-nicknamed group of New Zealand Legislative Councillors appointed in 1950 by Prime Minister Sidney Holland tasked with voting the New Zealand Legislative Council out of existence.

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The New Zealand Herald

The New Zealand Herald is a daily newspaper published in Auckland, New Zealand, owned by New Zealand Media and Entertainment.

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Thomas Gore Browne

Colonel Sir Thomas Robert Gore Browne, (3 July 1807 – 17 April 1887) was a British colonial administrator, who was Governor of St Helena, Governor of New Zealand, Governor of Tasmania and Governor of Bermuda.

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Thomas Otto Bishop

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Unicameralism

In government, unicameralism (Latin uni, one + camera, chamber) is the practice of having one legislative or parliamentary chamber.

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Unitary state

A unitary state is a state governed as a single power in which the central government is ultimately supreme and any administrative divisions (sub-national units) exercise only the powers that the central government chooses to delegate.

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Upper house

An upper house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature (or one of three chambers of a tricameral legislature), the other chamber being the lower house.

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Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington (Te Whare Wānanga o Te Ūpoko o Te Ika a Māui) is a university in Wellington, New Zealand.

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Wi Tako Ngātata

Wiremu "Wi" Tako Ngātata (1815 – 8 November 1887) was a New Zealand Te Āti Awa leader, peacemaker and politician.

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William Downie Stewart Sr.

William Downie Stewart (15 May 1842 – 25 November 1898) was a 19th-century New Zealand politician and a lawyer.

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William Kenny (New Zealand politician)

William Henry Kenny (1811 – 17 August 1880) was a member of the New Zealand Legislative Council from 26 May 1853 to 17 August 1880, when he died.

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William Montgomery (New Zealand politician)

William John Alexander Montgomery (1821 – 21 December 1914) was a New Zealand politician from Little River on Banks Peninsula, and a merchant.

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William Onslow, 4th Earl of Onslow

William Hillier Onslow, 4th Earl of Onslow (7 March 1853 – 23 October 1911) was a British Conservative politician.

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William Swainson (lawyer)

William Swainson (25 April 1809 – 1 December 1884) became the second, and last, Attorney-General of the Crown colony of New Zealand and instrumental in setting up the legal system of New Zealand.

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World War I

World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.

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2nd New Zealand Parliament

The 2nd New Zealand Parliament was a term of the Parliament of New Zealand.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Zealand_Legislative_Council

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