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This image was taken (but not used) for the Manawatū Evening Standard on 17th November 1978. Labour leader Bill Rowling toured the back offices of the Manawatū Evening Standard, speaking with staff and viewing publishing equipment prior to the 1978 General Election held on 25th November. Also present is former Labour Member of Parliament Joseph Albert Walding, who regained the Palmerston North electorate with an election night majority of 2601 in the election.

The whistle-stop tour also included a lunch time game of pool with Joe Walding and Labour candidate for Manawatu Trevor de Cleene.

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Image
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2022N_2017-20_038725
Title
Bill Rowling visiting Manawatū Evening Standard
Format
B&W negative
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Other
Relation
2017-20
Archive
Manawatū Evening Standard Negative Collection
Date
November 17, 1978

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Palmerston North

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political canvassing,
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