What is David Lange famous for?

What is David Lange famous for?

A lawyer by profession, Lange was first elected to the New Zealand Parliament in the Mangere by-election of 1977. He soon gained a reputation for cutting wit (sometimes directed against himself) and eloquence. Lange became the Leader of the Labour Party and Leader of the Opposition in 1983, succeeding Bill Rowling.

Where is David Lange buried?


Name Place of burial or interment
Sir Wallace Rowling (1927–1995) Richmond Cemetery, Richmond, Nelson
Sir Robert Muldoon (1921–1992) Purewa Cemetery, Meadowbank, Auckland
David Lange (1942–2005) Waikaraka Cemetery, Onehunga, Auckland
Mike Moore (1949–2020)

When did David Lange die?

August 13, 2005
David Lange/Date of death

How old is David Lange?

63 years (1942–2005)
David Lange/Age at death

Who is the most famous New Zealander?

10 Famous New Zealanders and where they were born!

  1. Sir Peter Jackson – Pukerua Bay.
  2. Sir Edmund Hillary – Auckland.
  3. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa – Gisborne.
  4. Lorde – North Shore.
  5. Sir Ernest Rutherford – Brightwater.
  6. Neil Finn – Te Awamutu.
  7. Steven Adams – Rotorua.
  8. Flight of the Conchords – Wellington.

Is New Zealand still nuclear free?

New Zealand is a nuclear-free zone, which means no nuclear weapons or nuclear powered ships are allowed in our territory.

What did rogernomics do?

Rogernomics featured market-led restructuring and deregulation and the control of inflation through tight monetary policy, accompanied by a floating exchange-rate and reductions in the fiscal deficit. Douglas came from a background of Labour Party politics.

How many terms did David Lange?

David Lange led the government for most of its two three-year terms in office.

Who is the most famous actor from New Zealand?

Russell Crowe No doubt that he is the most famous of all the New Zealand actors.

Who is the most famous singer in New Zealand?

In recent decades, a number of popular artists have gone on to achieve international success including Lorde, Split Enz, Crowded House, OMC, Bic Runga, Benee, Kimbra, Ladyhawke, The Naked and Famous, Fat Freddy’s Drop, Savage, Gin Wigmore, Keith Urban, Flight of the Conchords, and Brooke Fraser.

Does the US protect New Zealand?

In 1996, the United States under President Bill Clinton reinstated New Zealand’s status from a ‘friend’ to an ‘ally’ by designating New Zealand as a Major non-NATO ally.

Who was the first country to become nuclear free?

New Zealand
Palau became the first nuclear-free nation in 1980. New Zealand was the first Western-allied nation to legislate towards a national nuclear free zone by effectively renouncing the nuclear deterrent.

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