Kōrero: Governors and governors-general

Professional governors in the British Empire

From the 1860s until 1890 New Zealand was governed by professional governors who worked their way around the empire, usually beginning in small islands and working up to the larger Crown and self-governing colonies. New Zealand was the third-most desirable of the Australasian colonies, after Victoria and New South Wales. This map shows the postings of Hercules Robinson, George Bowen and Arthur Gordon.

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Source: NZHistory

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Gavin McLean, 'Governors and governors-general - Changing characteristics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/interactive/33641/professional-governors-in-the-british-empire (accessed 17 September 2021)

He kōrero nā Gavin McLean, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, reviewed & revised 28 Sep 2016