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Bob Semple

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Robert Semple (21 October 1873 – 31 January 1955) was a union leader and later Minister of Public Works for the first Labour Government of New Zealand. [1]

71 relations: Aerial topdressing, Alfred Hindmarsh, Australian New Zealanders, Bill Fox (politician), Bob Semple tank, Compulsory military training in New Zealand, Dan Sullivan (New Zealand politician), East Coast Main Trunk, Edgar Neale, Fairfield Bridge, First Labour Government of New Zealand, Fred Evans (union worker), George Mitchell (New Zealand politician), Hamilton Knight, Harry Holland, Hugh Watt, Individual ministerial responsibility, John A. Lee, John Archer (politician), John Bitchener, King George V Silver Jubilee Medal, Lake Waikaremoana, List of articles about Australia and New Zealand jointly, List of New Zealand politicians, Maraetai Power Station, Margaret Semple, Mataura, Minister of Housing and Urban Development, Minister of Railways (New Zealand), Minister of Works (New Zealand), Ministry of Transport (New Zealand), Miramar (New Zealand electorate), Mohaka Viaduct, Morgan Williams (politician), New Zealand Labour Party, New Zealand Labour Party leadership election, 1919, New Zealand Socialist Party, No. 4 Squadron RNZAF, Opposition to World War I, Paeroa–Pokeno Line, Palmerston North railway station, Peter Butler (trade unionist), Rakaia Bridge, Rewanui Branch, Robert McKeen, Robert Semple, Ronald Algie, Runanga, New Zealand, Semple, Shadow Cabinet of Harry Holland, ..., Social Democratic Party (New Zealand), Taneatua Branch, Tanks of New Zealand, Thomas Forsyth (New Zealand politician), Tom Brindle (politician), Waihi miners' strike, Walter Nash, Wellington City mayoral election, 1914, Wellington City mayoral election, 1925, Wellington City mayoral election, 1927, Wellington City mayoral election, 1929, Wellington City mayoral election, 1931, Wellington City mayoral election, 1933, Wellington City mayoral election, 1935, Wellington East (New Zealand electorate), Wellington South (New Zealand electorate), Wellington South by-election, 1918, William Goosman, 1873 in New Zealand, 1955 in New Zealand, 19th New Zealand Parliament. Expand index (21 more) »

Aerial topdressing

Aerial topdressing is the aerial application of fertilisers over farmland using agricultural aircraft.

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Alfred Hindmarsh

Alfred Humphrey Hindmarsh (18 April 1860 – 13 November 1918) was a New Zealand politician, lawyer and unionist.

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Australian New Zealanders

Australian New Zealanders refers to New Zealanders whose origins are in Australia, as well as Australian migrants and expatriates based in New Zealand.

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Bill Fox (politician)

William Arthur "Bill" Fox (28 August 1899 – 9 October 1994) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party, and a Cabinet minister in the Second Labour Government of 1957–1960.

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Bob Semple tank

The Bob Semple tank was a tank designed by New Zealand Minister of Works Bob Semple during World War II.

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Compulsory military training in New Zealand

Compulsory military training (CMT), a form of conscription, was practised for males in New Zealand between 1909 and 1972.

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Dan Sullivan (New Zealand politician)

Daniel Giles "Dan" Sullivan (18 July 1882 – 8 April 1947) was a New Zealand Member of Parliament, Cabinet Minister and Mayor of Christchurch.

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East Coast Main Trunk

| The East Coast Main Trunk (ECMT) is a railway line in the North Island of New Zealand, originally running between Hamilton and Taneatua via Tauranga, connecting the Waikato with the Bay of Plenty.

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Edgar Neale

Edgar Rollo (Gar) Neale (24 November 1889 – 25 July 1960) was Mayor and Member of Parliament for Nelson, a strong supporter of the Nelson railway, and a representative cricketer.

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Fairfield Bridge

Fairfield Bridge is a tied-arch bridge on the Waikato River in Fairfield, Hamilton, New Zealand.

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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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Fred Evans (union worker)

Fredrick George Evans (11 February 1881 – 13 November 1912) was an Australian industrial worker who rose to prominence for his role and death in the Waihi miners' strike.

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George Mitchell (New Zealand politician)

Lieutenant Colonel George Mitchell DSO (1877–1939) was an Independent Liberal Member of Parliament for in New Zealand.

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Hamilton Knight

The Hon.

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Harry Holland

Henry Edmund Holland (10 June 1868 – 8 October 1933) was an Australian-born newspaper owner, politician and unionist who relocated to New Zealand.

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Hugh Watt

Hugh Watt (19 March 1912 – 4 February 1980) was a Labour member of Parliament and briefly the Interim Prime Minister of New Zealand between 1 and 6 September 1974 following the death of Norman Kirk.

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Individual ministerial responsibility

Individual ministerial responsibility is a constitutional convention in governments using the Westminster System that a cabinet minister bears the ultimate responsibility for the actions of their ministry or department.

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John A. Lee

John Alfred Alexander Lee (31 October 1891 – 13 June 1982) was a New Zealand politician and writer.

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John Archer (politician)

John Kendrick Archer (3 March 1865 – 25 July 1949) was a Baptist Minister, Mayor of Christchurch and member of the New Zealand Legislative Council.

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John Bitchener

John Bitchener (1864 – 10 March 1952) was a Reform Party Member of Parliament in New Zealand.

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King George V Silver Jubilee Medal

The King George V Silver Jubilee Medal is a commemorative medal, instituted to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the accession of King George V.

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Lake Waikaremoana

Lake Waikaremoana is located in Te Urewera in the North Island of New Zealand, 60 kilometres northwest of Wairoa and 80 kilometres west-southwest of Gisborne.

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List of articles about Australia and New Zealand jointly

The following articles refer or relate to the subject matter of Australia – New Zealand as a conjoint or unified entity, or otherwise refer or relate to aspects of Australia – New Zealand relations, comparisons between Australia and New Zealand, the culture of Australia – New Zealand, Australia – New Zealand business and other entities, governance and standardisation in Australia-New Zealand, Australia – New Zealand lists and comparisons, the economy of Australia – New Zealand, Australia – New Zealand-focused publications, and individuals with notable affinity to and/or significance for Australia and New Zealand concurrently.

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List of New Zealand politicians

The following is a list of New Zealand politicians, both past and present.

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Maraetai Power Station

Maraetai Power Station is a hydroelectric power station on the Waikato River, in the North Island of New Zealand.

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Margaret Semple

Margaret Semple (née McNair, 1876–1967) was a New Zealand socialist and local politician.

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Mataura

Mataura is a town in the Southland region of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Minister of Housing and Urban Development

The Minister of Housing and Urban Development is a minister in the government of New Zealand with responsibility for the government's house-building programme.

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Minister of Railways (New Zealand)

The Minister of Railways was the minister in the government responsible for the New Zealand Railways Department 1895–1981, the New Zealand Railways Corporation 1981–1993, and New Zealand Rail Limited 1990–1993.

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Minister of Works (New Zealand)

The Minister of Works in New Zealand was a former cabinet member appointed by the Prime Minister to be in charge of the Ministry of Works and Development.

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Ministry of Transport (New Zealand)

The Ministry of Transport (Māori: Te Manatū Waka) is the public service department of New Zealand charged with advising the government on transport policy.

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Miramar (New Zealand electorate)

Miramar was a New Zealand parliamentary electorate in the south-eastern suburbs of Wellington.

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Mohaka Viaduct

The Mohaka Viaduct is a railway viaduct spanning the Mohaka River in northern Hawke’s Bay, on the East Coast of the North Island of New Zealand, near the small settlement of Raupunga.

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Morgan Williams (politician)

Charles Morgan Williams MBE (21 April 1878 – 4 August 1970), known as Morgan Williams, was a Mayor and Member of Parliament for Kaiapoi in Canterbury, New Zealand.

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New Zealand Labour Party

The New Zealand Labour Party (Rōpū Reipa o Aotearoa), or simply Labour (Reipa), is a centre-left political party in New Zealand.

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New Zealand Labour Party leadership election, 1919

The New Zealand Labour Party leadership election, 1919 was held on 27 August 1919 to choose the next leader of the New Zealand Labour Party.

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New Zealand Socialist Party

The New Zealand Socialist Party was founded in 1901, promoting the works of Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels.

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No. 4 Squadron RNZAF

No.

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Opposition to World War I

Opposition to World War I included socialist, anarchist, syndicalist, and Marxist groups on the left, as well as Christian pacifists, Canadian and Irish nationalists, women's groups, intellectuals, and rural folk.

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Paeroa–Pokeno Line

The proposed Paeroa-Pokeno railway line or deviation in the North Island of New Zealand between Paeroa and Pokeno was a favourite scheme in the 1920s and 1930s.

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Palmerston North railway station

Palmerston North railway station is a main station on the North Island Main Trunk serving the city of Palmerston North in the Manawatu-Wanganui region of New Zealand.

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Peter Butler (trade unionist)

Peter Michael Butler (31 May 1901 – 24 September 1995) was a New Zealand seaman, trade unionist, communist and local politician.

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Rakaia Bridge

The Rakaia Bridge is New Zealand's longest road bridge and crosses the Rakaia River, one of Canterbury's large braided rivers.

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Rewanui Branch

| The Rewanui Branch, sometimes referred to as the Rewanui Incline and known as the Point Elizabeth Branch in its early years,Geoffrey B. Churchman and Tony Hurst, The Railways of New Zealand: A Journey Through History (Auckland: HarperCollins, 1991), 193.

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Robert McKeen

Robert McKeen (12 July 1884 – 5 August 1974) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.

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Robert Semple

Robert Semple may refer to.

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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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Runanga, New Zealand

Runanga is a small town on the West Coast of the South Island of New Zealand.

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Semple

Semple is both a surname and a given name.

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Shadow Cabinet of Harry Holland

New Zealand political leader Harry Holland assembled a spokesperson system amongst the Labour caucus following his elevation to become Leader of the Opposition in 1926.

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Social Democratic Party (New Zealand)

The Social Democratic Party of New Zealand was an early left-wing political party.

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Taneatua Branch

The Taneatua Branch is a branch railway line from Hawkens Junction to Taneatua in the Bay of Plenty, New Zealand.

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Tanks of New Zealand

The New Zealand Army use of tanks from after the First World War, through the interwar period, the Second World War, the Cold War and to the present day has been limited, but there is some history.

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Thomas Forsyth (New Zealand politician)

Thomas Forsyth (17 May 1868 – 6 February 1941) was a Reform Party Member of Parliament in New Zealand.

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Tom Brindle (politician)

Thomas "Tom" Brindle (1878 – 19 November 1950) was a British-born early activist for the New Zealand Labour Party who was jailed during World War I for speaking out against conscription.

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Waihi miners' strike

The Waihi miners' strike was a major strike action in 1912 by gold miners in the New Zealand town of Waihi.

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Walter Nash

Sir Walter Nash (12 February 1882 – 4 June 1968) was a British-born New Zealand politician who served as the 27th Prime Minister of New Zealand in the Second Labour Government from 1957 to 1960.

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1914

The Wellington City mayoral by-election, 1914 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year.

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1925

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1925 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year.

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1927

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1927 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year.

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1929

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1929 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year.

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1931

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1931 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year.

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1933

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1933 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year.

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Wellington City mayoral election, 1935

The Wellington City mayoral election, 1935 was part of the New Zealand local elections held that same year.

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Wellington East (New Zealand electorate)

Wellington East was a parliamentary electorate in the eastern suburbs of Wellington, New Zealand from 1887 to 1890 and from 1905 to 1946.

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Wellington South (New Zealand electorate)

Wellington South is a former New Zealand parliamentary electorate.

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Wellington South by-election, 1918

The Wellington South by-election of 1918 was a by-election held in the electorate during the 19th New Zealand Parliament, on 19 December 1918.

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William Goosman

Sir William Stanley Goosman (2 July 1890 – 10 June 1969) was a New Zealand politician of the National Party.

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1873 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1873 in New Zealand.

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1955 in New Zealand

The following lists events that happened during 1955 in New Zealand.

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19th New Zealand Parliament

The 19th New Zealand Parliament was a term of the New Zealand Parliament.

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References

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

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