Dorothy Jelicich

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Dorothy Catherine Jelicich, QSO (née Macdonald, born 19 January 1928) is a former New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.


Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1972–1975 37th Hamilton West Labour

Jelicich was born in Australia, and educated at Epsom Girls' Grammar School and the Elam School of Fine Arts.[citation needed]

She stood unsuccessfully for Hauraki in 1969. In 1972 she won the seat of Hamilton West for Labour, but in 1975 lost the seat to Mike Minogue.[1]

In the 1986 New Year Honours, Jelicich was made a Companion of the Queen's Service Order for public services.[2]


  1. ^ Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First ed. published 1913]. New Zealand parliamentary record, 1840–1984 (4 ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. pp. 208, 220. OCLC 154283103. 
  2. ^ London Gazette (supplement), No. 50362, 30 December 1985. Retrieved 23 January 2013.
  • Women in Parliamentary Life 1970-1990: Hocken Lecture 1993 by Marilyn Waring, page 32 (Hocken Library, University of Otago, 1994) ISBN 0-902041-61-4

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New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Leslie Munro
Member of Parliament for Hamilton West
Succeeded by
Mike Minogue