Nash, Walter

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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The array of soloists is mindblowing, including Isobel Baillie, Elsie Suddaby, Eva Turner, Heddle Nash, Walter Widdop and all the other greats.
The array of soloists is mind-blowing, including Isobel Baillie, Elsie Suddaby, Eva Turner, Heddle Nash, Walter Widdop and all the other greats.
Alongside LS Lowry's 'Clifford's Tower' and Hockney's 'Egyptian Head Disappearing into Descending Clouds' visitors will be able to see works by Paul Nash, Walter Sickert, EM Ward and artists spanning five centuries of painting.