Minister of Works (New Zealand)

The Minister of Works in New Zealand was a former cabinet member appointed by the Prime Minister to be in charge of the Ministry of Works and Development.

List of ministersEdit

The following ministers held the office of Minister of Works.[1]

Key

  Independent   Liberal   Reform   United   Labour   National

No. Name Portrait Term of Office Prime Minister
1 William Gisborne   27 September 1870 2 December 1871 Fox
2 John Davies Ormond   2 December 1871 10 September 1872
3 Thomas Gillies   10 September 1872 11 October 1872 Stafford
(2) John Davies Ormond   11 October 1872 29 October 1872 Waterhouse
4 Edward Richardson   29 October 1872 4 January 1877
Fox
Vogel
Pollen
Vogel
Atkinson
(2) John Davies Ormond   4 January 1877 13 October 1877
5 William Larnach   13 October 1877 5 March 1878 Grey
6 James Macandrew   5 March 1878 8 October 1879
7 Richard Oliver   8 October 1879 31 May 1880 Hall
8 Walter Woods Johnston   21 April 1882 23 November 1883 Whitaker
9 Edwin Mitchelson   23 November 1883 16 August 1884
Atkinson
(4) Edward Richardson   16 August 1884 28 August 1884 Stout
(9) Edwin Mitchelson   28 August 1884 3 September 1884 Atkinson
(4) Edward Richardson   3 September 1884 8 October 1887 Stout
(9) Edwin Mitchelson   11 October 1887 17 October 1889 Atkinson
10 Thomas Fergus   17 October 1889 24 January 1891
11 Richard Seddon   24 January 1891 2 March 1896 Ballance
Seddon
12 William Hall-Jones   2 March 1896 30 November 1908
Hall-Jones
Ward
13 Roderick McKenzie   6 January 1909 28 March 1912
14 William MacDonald   28 March 1912 10 July 1912 Mackenzie
15 William Fraser   10 July 1912 3 April 1920 Massey
16 Gordon Coates   3 April 1920 12 June 1926
Bell
Coates
17 Kenneth Williams   12 June 1926 10 December 1928
18 Alfred Ransom   10 December 1928 28 May 1930 Ward
19 William Taverner   28 May 1930 22 September 1931 Forbes
(16) Gordon Coates   22 September 1931 10 April 1933
20 John Bitchener   10 April 1933 6 December 1935
21 Bob Semple   6 December 1935 21 January 1941 Savage
Fraser
22 Tim Armstrong   21 January 1941 8 November 1942
(21) Bob Semple   8 November 1942 13 December 1949
23 Stan Goosman   13 December 1949 12 December 1957 Holland
Holyoake
24 Hugh Watt   12 December 1957 12 December 1960 Nash
(23) Stan Goosman   12 December 1960 20 December 1963 Holyoake
25 Percy Allen   20 December 1963 8 December 1972
Marshall
(24) Hugh Watt   8 December 1972 29 August 1974 Kirk
26 Arthur Faulkner   29 August 1974 10 September 1974
(24) Hugh Watt   10 September 1974 13 March 1975 Rowling
27 Mick Connelly   13 March 1975 12 December 1975
28 Bill Young   12 December 1975 11 December 1981 Muldoon
29 Derek Quigley   11 December 1981 15 June 1982
30 Tony Friedlander   15 June 1982 26 July 1984
31 Fraser Colman   26 July 1984 15 August 1987 Lange
32 Richard Prebble   15 August 1987 8 November 1988
33 Bill Jeffries   8 November 1988 9 February 1990
Palmer
34 Peter Neilson   9 February 1990 2 November 1990
Moore
35 Doug Kidd   2 November 1990 3 October 1991 Bolger
36 Maurice McTigue   3 October 1991 1 July 1993
37 Wyatt Creech   1 July 1993 21 December 1993

NotesEdit

  1. ^ Wilson 1985, pp. 63–98.

ReferencesEdit

  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103.