Walter Nash


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Nash, Walter

 

Born Feb. 12, 1882, in Kidderminster, England; died June 4, 1968, in Auckland, New Zealand. New Zealand politician and statesman.

Nash moved to New Zealand in 1909. From 1919 to 1937 and from 1950 he was a member of the National Executive Committee of the Labour Party and from 1950 to 1963 the leader of the New Zealand Labour Party. Nash was the party’s chief theoretician. In 1935 he formulated a program to establish a welfare state in New Zealand. A member of parliament from 1929, Nash held several ministerial posts in Labour governments from 1935 to 1949 and was deputy prime minister from 1940 to 1949. He was prime minister of New Zealand from 1957 to 1960. [18–498–2; updated]

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Etwell, of Walter Nash Road, Kidderminster, denied the offence committed in front of a young boy, but was found guilty by a jury.
With such as Michael Toolan, Walter Nash, Keith Green, Alison Tate and Guy Cook they track development of stylistics criticism and in no less than ten examples (including works by Weber, Simpson, Stubbs, Emmott and Sotirova) track the trajectories of several alternative developments.
Carter, of Walter Nash Road East, who is deaf and can communicate only through sign language, gestured aggressively towards Miss Mee, and on one occasion hit her on the back of the head.
Peter Guest has resigned as a director and Mr Walter Nash has indicated that he will not be standing for re-election.
Sid Holland and Walter Nash were the winter and spring 'seasons' for Alister McIntosh's 23-year tutelage of his quartet of prime ministers, Peter Fraser, Sid Holland, Walter Nash and Keith Holyoake.
It comes just months after deaf thief William Carter, aged 32, of Walter Nash Road East, Kidderminster, was jailed for six months and given a 10-year restraining order for stalking Sarah-Jane.
On behalf of the Board of Directors: Walter Nash Vice President - Exploration -0- The Alberta Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the information contained herein.
His sister was secretary-typist for Labour politician Walter Nash, the Leader of the Opposition, and this connection led to his becoming a messenger on Nash's staff in 1952 (in reality an assistant private secretary).
Carter, of Walter Nash Road East, Kidderminster, who can communicate only through sign language, gestured aggressively towards Ms Mee, and on one occasion hit her on the back of the head.
On behalf of the Board of Directors Walter Nash Vice-President Exploration