Portrait of Sir James Belich, Mayor

Artist
Markham, Philip
Date
1997
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Description
Mayor from 1986 - 1992

Sir James Belich - father of the New Zealand historian of the same name - was the mayor of Wellington between 1986 and 1992. Belich successfully concentrated on tightening up Council operations, turning Council departments into efficient and self accountable business units.

Belich also set up a trust to organise 'Sesqui' - a celebration marking 150 years since the founding of Wellington city. He was knighted in 1990.
Media
Oil on canvas
Measurements
hxw 1010 x 730mm
Registration number
ART00016

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