Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Quite a Dame

One of the warmest and loudest outbursts of applause at the opening celebration today, was reserved for an appreciation of the presence of Dame Dorothy Fraser, cherished Labour stalwart of the Dunedin South electorate, and indeed of the NZ Labour Party. Dorothy's late husband Bill Fraser was MP for St Kilda from 1957 until 1981, and 1981 was the year that the young Phil Goff was first elected to Parliament.

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