Dame Jennifer Mary Shipley DNZM (née Robson; born 4 Februar 1952) is a New Zealand politeecian wha servit as the 36t Prime Meenister o New Zealand frae 1997 tae 1999. She was the first wumman tae haud the poseetion, an is the anerly wumman tae hae led the Naitional Pairty.[1]


Dame Jenny Shipley

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Shipley in 2013
36t Prime Meenister o New Zealand
In office
8 Dizember 1997 – 5 Dizember 1999
MonarchElizabeth II
Govrenor-GeneralMichael Hardie Boys
DeputeWinston Peters
Wyatt Creech
Precedit biJim Bolger
Succeedit biHelen Clark
28t Leader o the Opposition
In office
10 Dizember 1999 – 8 October 2001
Prime MeenisterHelen Clark
Precedit biHelen Clark
Succeedit biBill English
Member o the New Zealand Pairlament
for Rakaia
In office
27 October 1990 – 27 Julie 2002
Precedit biConstituency established
Succeedit biBrian Connell
Member o the New Zealand Pairlament
for Ashburton
In office
15 August 1987 – 27 October 1990
Precedit biRob Talbot
Succeedit biConstituency abolished
Personal details
Born (1952-02-04) 4 Februar 1952 (age 68)
Gore, New Zealand
Poleetical pairtyNaitional Pairty
Spoose(s)Burton Shipley (1972present)
Bairns2

ReferencesEedit

  1. Skard, Torild (2014) "Jenny Shipley and Helen Clark" in Women of Power Half a century of female presidents and prime ministers worldwide. Bristol: Policy Press, ISBN 978-1-44731-578-0

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