Gordon Copeland

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Gordon Copeland
White man in his late sixties, dark jacket, white shirt and tie
Member of the New Zealand Parliament
for United Future party list
In office
Personal details
Born(1943-08-19)19 August 1943
Nelson, New Zealand
Died24 November 2018(2018-11-24) (aged 75)
Wellington, New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealander
Political partyConservative Party
Other political
The Kiwi Party
United Future

Gordon Frank Copeland (19 August 1943 – 24 November 2018) was a New Zealand politician. He was a Member of Parliament from 2002 to 2008. When first elected, he was a member of the United Future New Zealand Party from 2002 but he resigned from the party in 2007.

In March 2009, Copeland became Party President of The Kiwi Party, which he had co-founded.[1] Copeland stood for the Conservative Party in the 2011 general election, but lost the election.[2]

Copeland died in a Wellington hospice on 24 November 2018 from cancer, aged 75.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Copeland named Kiwi Party president". Television New Zealand. 18 March 2009. Archived from the original on 19 March 2009. Retrieved 26 March 2009.
  2. Conservative Party (1 November 2011). "Conservative list released". Press release. http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/PO1111/S00014/conservative-list-released.htm. Retrieved 5 November 2011. 
  3. "Gordon Copeland death notice". New Zealand Herald. 27 November 2018. Retrieved 27 November 2018.