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Queen Elizabeth II

Page 6 – Further information

This web feature was written by Gavin McLean and produced by the NZHistory team in 2012. It was revised and updated by Sarah Burgess and Matariki Williams in 2022. 



  • Michael Bassett, Working with David: inside the Lange cabinet, Hodder Moa, Auckland, 2008
  • Jim Bolger, Bolger, a view from the top: my seven years as prime minister, Viking, Auckland, 1998
  • Wayne Brittenden, The celluloid circus: the heyday of the New Zealand picture theatre, Godwit, Auckland, 2008
  • Valerie Davies, Royal tourists: 120 years of royal visitors to New Zealand, Random House, Auckland, 1989
  • David Lange, My life, Viking, Auckland, 2005
  • Gavin McLean, The governors: New Zealand’s governors and governors-general, Otago University Press, Dunedin, 2006
  • John Marshall, Memoirs volume II: 1960 to 1988, Collins, Auckland, 1989
  • Jock Phillips, Royal summer: the visit of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip to New Zealand 1953–54, Historical Branch, Department of Internal Affairs/Daphne Brasell Associates Press, Wellington, 1993
  • Catherine Tizard, Cat amongst the pigeons: a memoir, Random House, Auckland, 2010
  • Ian Wards (ed.), Thirteen facets: the Silver Jubilee essays surveying the New Elizabethan Age, a period of unprecedented change, Government Printer, Wellington, 1978

How to cite this page

Further information, URL:, (Manatū Taonga — Ministry for Culture and Heritage), updated