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Thomas Mackenzie

Personal details

Full Name:

Thomas Noble Mackenzie


10 Mar 1853 – 4 Feb 1930

Prime Minister:

28 Mar–10 Jul 1912

Age on becoming Prime Minister:




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Thomas Mackenzie
The Liberals were already yesterday’s men when they made Thomas Mackenzie Sir Joseph Ward’s successor after needing the speaker’s casting vote to win a confidence vote.


First World War art

During the First World War official and unofficial New Zealand war artists produced a wide range of works depicting this country's war effort. These works later became part of New Zealand's National Collection of War Art. Read the full article

Page 3 - Official war art

The NZEF employed its first official war artist, Lance Corporal Nugent Welch, in April 1918. Welch documented the activities of the New Zealand Division in France and Belgium,

Images depicting soldiers receiving news from home and reading the 'New Zealand at the Front' magazine.