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The Prime Minister, Sir Keith Holyoake, handing his letter of resignation to the Governor-General, Sir Arthur Porritt, at Government House, Wellington, 7 February 1972

Reference Number: EP/1972/0683/8-F

Original caption reads: "In a simple ceremony at Government House yesterday, and overlooked by the Clerk of the Executive Council (Mr P J Brooks), the outgoing Prime Minister (Sir Keith Holyoake) and the Governor-General (Sir Arthur Porritt) exchange the letters signifying the end of an 11 year term of office." Photograph taken on 7 February 1972 by an Evening Post staff photographer and published on 8 February 1972.

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The Prime Minister, Sir Keith Holyoake, handing his letter of resignation to the Governor-General, Sir Arthur Porritt, at Government House, Wellington, Reference Number EP/1972/0683-F (1 digitised items)
Further negatives of the Evening Post newspaper, Reference Number PAColl-7327-2 (1639 digitised items)
The Dominion Post :Photographic negatives and prints of the Evening Post and Dominion newspapers, Reference Number PAColl-7327 (2038 digitised items)

Extent: 1 b&w original negative(s) individual image on a negative stripSingle negative

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