mike moore

Personal details

Full Name:

  • Michael Kenneth Moore


  • 28 Jan 19492 Feb 2020

Prime Minister:

4 Sept–2 Nov 1990

Age on becoming PM:



Christchurch North

Political Party:



In September 1990, just weeks from an election Labour seemed certain to lose, the caucus made Mike Moore New Zealand’s third PM in 13 months.

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Premiers and Prime Ministers

  • Premiers and Prime Ministers

    From Henry Sewell in 1856 to Chris Hipkins in 2023, New Zealand has had 41 prime ministers and premiers. Read biographies of the men and women who have held the top job, discover more about the role's political origins, and explore fascinating prime ministerial facts and trivia.

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  • Main image: Mike Moore

    Politician Michael (Mike) Moore at press conference, 3 September 1990.