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Michael Ernest Christopher Cox,
(born 10 April 1939 in Oxford, England), was a New Zealand
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politician of the National Party
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He represented the Manawatu
Manawatu was a parliamentary electorate in the Manawatu-Wanganui Region of New Zealand that existed during three periods between 1871 and 1996.-History:The electorate existed during three periods: from 1871 to 1890, 1896 to 1911, and 1919 to 1996....
electorate in Parliament from 1978 to 1987, when he was defeated by David Robinson. From 1981 to 1985 he was Junior Whip for the party.
He was in the British Merchant Navy, and was a chief officer with the Union Steam Ship Company before becoming a chartered accountant in Palmerston North
Palmerston North is the main city of the Manawatu-Wanganui region of the North Island of New Zealand. It is an inland city with a population of and is the country's seventh largest city and eighth largest urban area. Palmerston North is located in the eastern Manawatu Plains near the north bank...