Iconic portrait of Savage, 1935
Bastion Point seen from the fishing pier jutting out into the Waitematā Harbour.
Iconic portrait of Savage, 1935
A marae on Takaparawhau in the 1890s.
Savage (right, front row) at the Socialist Party's 1911 conference
Bastion Point activist campaign at Nambassa alternatives festival 1981.
Savage in the 1920s
Grave and memorial near Bastion Point.
Savage and his ministers in the first Labour Cabinet, photographed in the Old Parliament Building, c. 1935
The entrance to Ōrākei Marae, the cultural hub for Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei.
Savage demonstrates his common touch, attending a rugby league match between New Zealand and Australia at Auckland, 1937
The state funeral procession for Michael Joseph Savage, April 1940
Grave and memorial near Bastion Point.

In 1936 Ōrākei was proposed as a site for state housing by the First Labour Government, and in August a Māori delegation asked Prime Minister Savage that at least the marae on the flat foreshore where he had been ceremonially welcomed after his election should be retained by the tribe.

- Bastion Point

Savage lies buried at Bastion Point on Auckland's Waitematā Harbour waterfront in the Savage Memorial, a clifftop mausoleum crowned by a tall minaret, and fronted by an extensive memorial garden and reflecting pool.

- Michael Joseph Savage
Iconic portrait of Savage, 1935

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Head of government of New Zealand.

Jacinda Ardern is sworn in as the 40th prime minister by the governor-general, Dame Patsy Reddy, 26 October 2017
The prime minister chairs meetings of Cabinet, where government policy is formulated.
Premier House in Wellington is the prime minister's residence.
Henry Sewell, regarded as New Zealand's first premier
Richard Seddon styled himself "Prime Minister" in 1901
The 37th and 38th prime ministers of New Zealand, pictured in 2009: John Key meets his predecessor, Helen Clark.

Two prime ministers who died in office were buried in mausoleums: William Massey (died 1925) in the Massey Memorial in Wellington, and Michael Joseph Savage (died 1940) in the Savage Memorial at Bastion Point in Auckland.