|15th Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand|
5 December 1999 – 15 August 2002
|Prime Minister||Helen Clark|
|Preceded by||Wyatt Creech|
|Succeeded by||Michael Cullen|
|Leader of Progressive Party|
|Preceded by||Position Established|
|Succeeded by||Position Abolished|
|25th President of the Labour Party|
|Preceded by||Arthur Faulkner|
|Succeeded by||Margaret Wilson|
|Member of the New Zealand Parliament|
for Wigram (previously Sydenham)
|Preceded by||John Kirk|
|Succeeded by||Megan Woods|
James Patrick Anderton
21 January 1938
Auckland, New Zealand
|Died||7 January 2018 (aged 79)|
Christchurch, New Zealand
|Political party||Labour (1963–1989) (2011–2017) |
James Patrick Anderton (21 January 1938 – 7 January 2018) was a New Zealand politician. He served as Deputy Prime Minister from 1999 to 2002. In 2010, he ran unsuccessfully for the mayoral position of Christchurch.
Anderton retired from Parliament at the 2011 election. After his retirement, he and former MP Philip Burdon were the two prominent campaigners for the restoration of ChristChurch Cathedral.
Anderton died in Christchurch on 7 January 2018, two weeks before his 80th birthday.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "2005 election results – Official Count Results – Wigram". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 9 February 2007.
- ↑ "Jim Anderton dies aged 79". 1 July 2018 – via www.newshub.co.nz.
- ↑ "Former deputy PM Jim Anderton dies". 6 January 2018 – via www.nzherald.co.nz.
- ↑ "Former Deputy Prime Minister Jim Anderton has died". Radio New Zealand. 7 January 2018.
Other websites[change | change source]
Media related to Jim Anderton at Wikimedia Commons
- Mayoral campaign website (archived)
- Jim Anderton's Progressives, archived site of Anderton's now-dissolved party