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Sir Keith Holyoake lying in state at Parliament, Wellington - Photograph taken by Ian Mackley, 12 December 1983

Reference Number: EP/1983/5050/3-F

The cabinet led by the Prime Minister, Robert Muldoon, standing at the foot of the casket containing the body of Sir Keith Holyoake. The casket is draped with a silk New Zealand Ensign and a Maori cloak given to Sir Keith by Princess Te Puea. Surrounding the casket in the traditional arms reversed drill are four members of the armed services. In front of the casket on cusions are Sir Keith's honours; the insignia of a Knight Grand Cross of the Most Distinguished Order of St Michael and St George, the insignia of a Knight Companion of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, the insignia of a member of the Order of the Companions of Honour, the insignia of a Knight of Justice of the Most Venerable Order of St John of Jerusalem, and the insignia of the Queen's Service Order. Photographed by Evening Post staff photographer Ian Mackley on the 12th of December 1983

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Sir Keith Holyoake lying in state at Parliament, Wellington - Photograph taken by Ian Mackley, Reference Number EP/1983/5050-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 negative strip

Historical Notes: The casket is in the Legislative Council chamber. It was placed there on the 12th of December at 5.55am and remained there for the public to pay their respects until 11am on the 13th of December.

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