July 2, 2018

Funeral of Richard 'King Dick' Seddon, 21 June 1906

Funeral for New Zealand’s “King Dick” in 1906

Though sometimes a pejorative, the moniker “King Dick” was well-earned by Richard Seddon given that he was, and still is, the longest tenured head of government in New Zealand. From 1893 to his death in 1906, he served as the...