New Zealand Republican Party (1967)

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The New Zealand Republican Party of 1967 was a political party which campaigned for the creation of a New Zealand republic. It was founded by Bruce Jesson in 1967, and was linked to the Republican Association.

Republicanism in New Zealand is a political position that holds that New Zealand's system of government should be changed from a constitutional monarchy to a republic.

Bruce Edward Jesson was a journalist, author and political figure in New Zealand.

The Republican Association of New Zealand (NZRA) was a political organisation in New Zealand with the aim of supporting the creation of a New Zealand republic.

It did not win any seats in Parliament, and was dissolved in 1974. Later, another party, which was also subsequently dissolved, arose under the same name. The two are, however, unconnected.

The New Zealand Republican Party of 1995 was a political party which campaigned for the creation of a New Zealand republic as one of its main policies. It existed from 1995 to 2002.

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