george gipps

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  • George Gipps


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George Gipps was governor of New South Wales at a time when New Zealand land was included in the boundaries of New South Wales.

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  • History of the Governor-General

    New Zealand has had a governor or (from 1917) a governor-general since 1840. The work of these men and women has reflected the constitutional and political history of New Zealand in many ways.

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  • Page 3 - Crown colony eraNew Zealand became a British colony in 1840, legitimised by the Treaty of Waitangi and Lieutenant-Governor William Hobson's 21 May declaration of
  • Main image: Governor George Gipps

    Portrait of Sir George Gipps, Governor of New South Wales, circa 1847.