Bruce Gregory

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Bruce Craig Gregory (1937 - 29 October 2015) was a New Zealand politician of the Labour Party.

Political career[edit]

Parliament of New Zealand
Years Term Electorate Party
1980–1981 39th Northern Maori Labour
1981–1984 40th Northern Maori Labour
1984–1987 41st Northern Maori Labour
1987–1990 42nd Northern Maori Labour
1990–1993 43rd Northern Maori Labour

He entered parliament after winning the Northern Maori 1980 by-election, caused by the resignation of the previous incumbent, Matiu Rata. Gregory held the seat until 1993, when Tau Henare won it for New Zealand First.

Death[edit]

Gregory died on the 29 October 2015. The House paid tribute to Gregory with a moments silence during the parliamentary session on 3 November 2015.[1]

  • Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
New Zealand Parliament
Preceded by
Matiu Rata
Member of Parliament for Northern Maori
1980–1993
Succeeded by
Tau Henare

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Obituaries - Dr Bruce Gregory". New Zealand Parliament. Hansard. Retrieved 3 November 2015.