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Shown here is civic welcome to the Governor-General Sir Cyril and Lady Newall. Mayor Augustus Edward Mansford is shown escorting them through a crowd. Sir Cyril Newall (governor-general from 1941–6) was a former chief of air staff who was sent to New Zealand by British Prime Minister Winston Churchill.

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Object type
Image
Relation
Public Photograph Collection O 33b
Date
July 9, 1941
Digitisation ID
2011N_O33b_005694
Held In
Coolstore

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