Catherine Tizard

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The Honourable

Dame Catherine Tizard

Governor-General Catherine Tizard.jpg
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
Preceded byColin Kay
Succeeded byLes Mills
Personal details
Born (1931-04-04) 4 April 1931 (age 89)
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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