Catherine Tizard

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The Honourable

Dame Catherine Tizard

ONZ GCMG GCVO DBE QSO DStJ
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16th Governor-General of New Zealand
In office
13 December 1990 – 21 March 1996
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterJim Bolger
Preceded byPaul Reeves
Succeeded byMichael Hardie Boys
Mayor of Auckland City
In office
1983–1990
Preceded byColin Kay
Succeeded byLes Mills
Personal details
Born (1931-04-04) 4 April 1931 (age 88)
Auckland, Auckland Region, New Zealand
Political partyLabour Party
Spouse(s)Bob Tizard (1951–1980)
Alma materUniversity of Auckland

Dame Catherine Anne Tizard (née Maclean; born 4 April 1931) is New Zealand politician. She served as the Mayor of Auckland City and the 16th Governor-General of New Zealand. She the first woman to hold either office.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. McLean, Gavin (October 2006). The Governors: New Zealand's Governors and Governors-General. Otago University Press. ISBN 1-877372-25-0.

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