Kōrero: Premiers and prime ministers

Ceremonial implements

Ceremonial implements

A display case at Parliament Buildings contains a range of ceremonial hammers, keys and trowels used by politicians to lay foundation stones, open buildings and turn the first sod on construction projects. Many date from Richard John Seddon's time as premier.

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Gavin McLean, 'Premiers and prime ministers - Premiers, 1856–1891', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/object/33185/ceremonial-implements (accessed 17 May 2022)

He kōrero nā Gavin McLean, i tāngia i te 20 Jun 2012, updated 1 Dec 2016