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, [1] and was linked to the Republican Association. [2]


It did not win any seats in Parliament, and was dissolved in 1974. [3] Instead, a new publication was created, The Republican, which was published until 1995. In 1995 another republican party, which was also subsequently dissolved, arose under the same name. The two are unconnected.

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  1. Jesson 1996, p. 47.
  2. McLean 2006, p. 281.
  3. Jesson 1996, p. 48.


  • Jesson, Bruce (2005). Sharp, Andrew (ed.). To build a nation: collected writings 1975-1999. Auckland, New Zealand New York: Penguin Books. ISBN   9780143020523.
  • McLean, Gavin (2006). The Governors: New Zealand's Governors and Governors-General. Dunedin: Otago University Press. ISBN   1-877372-25-0.
  • Jesson, Bruce (1996). Trainor, Luke (ed.). Republicanism in New Zealand. Palmerston North: Dunmore Press. ISBN   978-0-86469-256-6.

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