Parliament Buildings

Page 9 – Further information

This web feature was written by John E. Martin and produced by the NZHistory team.


Books and articles

  • Alan Henderson, 'Contested ground: the parliamentary precinct since 1840', People's History, 30 May 1999
  • Sir Keith Holyoake collection, MS Papers 1814, Alexander Turnbull Library
  • Sir John Marshall collection, MS Papers 1403, Alexander Turnbull Library
  • Anthony Murray-Oliver, Historic Thorndon, Wellington Regional Committee of the Historic Places Trust, 1971


Joining Parliament with the Past is a selection of images from Murry Short's on-line photo exhibition 'Joining Parliament' overlaid with a collage of historic photographs of New Zealand’s Parliamentary Buildings and presented as a short documentary video:

Joining Parliament With the Past (Editor's Cut) from Murray Short on Vimeo.

How to cite this page

'Further information', URL:, (Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated 17-Jul-2023