Alumni Meriti

Mr David Bremner

Day Boy – 1989-1993

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday, 17th September 2018

About: David Bremner is Principal trombone of the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, a position he has held since 2002. Prior to this appointment, he was principal trombone of the Auckland Philharmonia.

Dr Sam Hazledine

Day Boy – 1992-1996

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday, 6th August 2018

About: Successfully lobbied and changed the World hypocratic oath. Former Entrepreneur of the Year. Best selling author.

Sir Richard Faull

Dayboy – 1963

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Friday, 22nd September 2017

About:

KNZM, FRSNZ. University Distinguished Professor. Director, Centre for Brain Research. Co-Director, Centre of Research Excellence: “Brain Research New Zealand – Rangahau Roro Aotearoa”

Mr Graeme Mourie

Moyes – 1969-1970

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday 21st August, 2017

About: 1981 Queen’s Birthday Honours – (MBE) Member of the Order of the British Empire for services to rugby. Former NZ All Black flanker and coach of the Hurricanes. He was one of the great All Black captains in the late 1970s and early 1980s.

Sir Roderick Deane

Boarder – 1954-1957

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday, 18th August 2014

About: (KNZM) Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (2012). In the Queen’s Birthday and Diamond Jubilee Honours. For services to business and the community.

Sir Colin Giltrap

Day Boy – 1953-1954

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday, 24th February 2014

About: New Year Honours List 2012 – (KNZM) – Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, for giving – rather than earning – money. Honoured for his services to motorsport and philanthropy.

Mr Albert Wendt

Niger – 1953-1957

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday, 15th April 2013

About: 2013 Queen’s Birthday Honours – appointed a member of the Order of New Zealand. NZ’s highest literary award, the 2012 ‘Prime Minister’s Award for Literary Achievement for Fiction’.

Mr Reuben Thorne

Boarder – 1988-1992

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday, 15th April 2013

About: All Black – 48 tests played (22 as captain) for 42 wins and 8 losses, with 5 tries scored.

Sir Graeme Douglas

Pridham – 1942-1946

Died: 2016

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday, 19th March 2012

About: (KNZM) Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (2010), for services to philanthropy and athletics. He founded Douglas Pharmaceuticals. In 1988 he was appointed as a Member of The New Zealand Order of Merit.

Sir David Levene

Pridham – 1943-1946

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday, 19th March 2012

About: 2010 Queen’s Birthday Honours – (KNZM) – Insignia of a Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to business and the community.

Sir John Graham

Pridham – 1948-1951

Died: 2017

Inducted into Alumni Meriti Group: Monday, 12th September 2011

About: New Year Honours List 2011 (KNZM) –   Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit for services to education and sports. Recognition of services to education and sport in New Zealand. He has previously received the insignia of a Commander of the Order of the British Empire. In 1994 was made a CBE in 1994 for services to education and the community.