Keith Holyoake

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The Right Honourable
Sir Keith Holyoake
b&w portrait photo of a man in his mid fifties
Keith Holyoake in 1960
13th Governor-General of New Zealand
In office
26 October 1977 – 25 October 1980
Monarch Elizabeth II
Preceded by Sir Denis Blundell
Succeeded by Sir David Beattie
26th Prime Minister of New Zealand
In office
12 December 1960 – 7 February 1972
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor-General Charles Lyttelton
Bernard Fergusson
Arthur Porritt
Deputy Jack Marshall
Preceded by Walter Nash
Succeeded by Jack Marshall
In office
20 September 1957 – 12 December 1957
Monarch Elizabeth II
Governor-General Charles Lyttelton
Deputy Jack Marshall
Preceded by Sidney Holland
Succeeded by Walter Nash
1st Deputy Prime Minister of New Zealand
In office
13 November 1954 – 20 September 1957
Prime Minister Sidney Holland
Preceded by Office created[1]
Succeeded by Jack Marshall
Personal details
Born (1904-02-11)11 February 1904
Pahiatua, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand
Died 8 December 1983(1983-12-08) (aged 79)
Wellington, New Zealand
Political party Reform
National
Religion Presbyterian

Sir Keith Jacka Holyoake was the 26th Prime Minister of New Zealand. He served for a brief period in 1957 and then from 1960 to 1972. He was also the 13th Governor-General of New Zealand, serving from 1977 to 1980.

Holyoake was a Member of Her Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council. He used the following Post-nominal letters:

References[change | change source]

  1. "Keith Holyoake". New Zealand History. http://www.nzhistory.net.nz/people/keith-holyoake. Retrieved 18 September 2016.