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Sir Denis Blundell
Sir Denis Blundell was Governor-General between 1972 and 1977. He was the first New Zealand resident to hold the job and was the first to dispense with plumed helmets, settling for lounge suits or simpler uniforms.
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'Sir Denis Blundell', URL: https://nzhistory.govt.nz/media/photo/sir-denis-blundell, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 15-Jul-2014
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