OUSA LIFE MEMBERS
What do a famous anthropologist, a Gambian political secretary, a renowned statistician, a University vice-chancellor, an English monarch, a commonwealth games head and a little old lady from Brockville have in common? Yep. Theyβve all been awarded Life Membership of OUSA.
Life membership is awarded automatically to all OUSA Presidents, and on the basis of particular service to OUSA to others. Up to two additional Life Memberships can be awarded in any one year.
OUSA keeps an up to date database of its life members and keeps in touch with them via an annual newsletter and invitations to exercise their voting rights at Elections time.
BA Visual Culture
Station Manager Radio One 91FM 2004-2010
Currently General Manager of Otago Access Radio
OUSA Designer, OUSA Clubs & Societies Customer Service, Otago Malaysian Students Association Mass Media Officer
Currently, working in Singapore.
Was Manger Unipol
University of Otago Recreation Services Manager
Currently: in retirement in Wanaka, and representing the Otago Polytechnic Students Association as their representative on the Unipol Board
OUSA Student Support Centre Manager, OUSA Humanities Representative, NZUSA Women's Officer
Anna has also served the Otago Polytechnic Students' Association as President
Currently: working for the Ministry of Finance in Wellington.
OUSA President 2008., OUSA General Executive 2007
Currently: completing an MA degree in History
Academic Qualifications: LLB
NZUSA Co-President, OUSA Campaigns Coordinator
Currently: With Kensington Swan in Wellington. Hayden has assisted OUSA with legal challenges to the University's Code of Conduct.
BA (Hons) History and Political Studies
President 2007, Welfare Officer 2005, Education and Welfare Vice-President 2004, General Executive 2003
From 2008: Foreign Policy Officer, NZ Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, working on international climate change negotiations
OUSA Lady Vice-President 1946 - 1947
Currently: living in retirement in Wellington.
Lady Holmes represents all of the women who served OUSA on the executive and in assisting roles since our beginnings whose contributions, before the 1980s, were largely unacknowledged.
President 2005, Administrative Vice-President 2003-04, General Executive, 2002.
Steven has completed his history and law degrees at the University of Otago and is currently studying at Cambridge University, UK..
BA (Hons) Political Studies, BCom Economics.
President 2004, Commerce Divisional Rep
Cush works for Vodafone and is undertaking an MA at the University of Auckland.
BA in History and Political Science
Mayor of Dunedin and University Councillor 1995 - 2004; avid supporter of students.
President 2003, Commerce Divisional Rep 2002.
Nick is currently in Wellington, working for his family's business.
Critic Editor 2002 -2003, Critic News Editor 2001 Patrick is currently the web editor for
He was previously a reporter at The Dominion Post, and before
that was a political reporter for the Herald on Sunday
Administrative Vice-President 2000, General Executive Member 1998
Currently: working for Dewey and LeBoeuf in London.
'Andy Flyboy', Radio One's breakfast host 1996 - 2002 ( now in Auckland)
OUSA Club Development Officer 2001 â 2002, OUSA Sports Officer 1999
Currently: Manager of the OUSA Aquatic Centre, Professional Coach and CEO of
Otago University Rowing.
OUSA President 2002, NZUSA President 2003
Currently works for the Ministry for Economic Development in Wellington and is Mum
to Fionn and Niamh.
OUSA President 2001, OUSA Women's Rights Officer 2000, OUSA Health Sciences Divisional Rep, 1999
Currently: relocating to New York for the next three years to continue her infectious diseases training.
Has been working as an Infectious Diseases Registrar at Wellington Hospital following a period working as a Resident at the Canberra Hospital and volunteering at the ACT AIDS Action Council.
BA (with credit), MA (Anthropology), DipArts, GradDip Applied Journalism
Critic Editor 2000-2001, Critic News Editor 1999, OUSA Campaigns Coordinator 1998,
OUSA Researcher 1997
Currently works in promotions & communications (still for OUSA!), freelance journalism/ writing/ research.
Has run Hare Krishna $2/ $3 lunches for students for a number of years, and still is.
BA (Hons) Linguistics, Politic Science (Otago), MPhil International Development (with distinction) (Oxford), DPhil International Development (Oxford)
OUSA Education and Welfare Vice-President 2001, OUSA Womenâs Rights Officer 2000
Currently: Rachel is working for McKinsey, a consulting firm in London.
OUSA President 2000, OUSA Campaigns Coordinator 1999, OUSA General Executive
1998, NZUSA President 2001
Currently a union organiser for Finsec (Wellington)
OUSA Accounts/Reception 1990 - 1993, OUSA Secretary 1994 - 1998,
Currently living and working in Central Otago.
MA (Political Studies)
Long term Education Action Group member and OUSA supporter. Student General Meeting Chair 2000.
Currently: Education Office for LUSA (Lincoln University Studentsâ Association) and
undertaking part-time study for a Social Science PhD.
Otago University Registrar 1998 â 2001.
Currently: living in retirement in Dunedin
BA, PGDipArts, BSc
OUSA Campaigns Coordinator 1995, General Executive 1996. OUSA Constitutional
Review Committee member, long-term OUSA supporter
Currently IT and Research support Administrator in the Dept History (Otago) and Dad of Alex and Amelia.
Otago University Proctor 1980 - 2001.
His memoirs available from www.unibooks.co.nz
OUSA President 1999, Campaigns Coordinator 1998
Currently works for the Tertiary Education Union (TEU) as Communications and Campaigns Officer, after having worked for Finsec. (Wellington). Partner to Jeltsje, Dad to Jelle, Maaike and Nynke.
Administrative Vice-President 1997
Currently: living in Moscow.
OUSA Campaigns Coordinator 1999 (with Andrew Campbell) & 2001, OUSA General Executive 1996-1997 (campaigns, accommodation, mature students, House and Garden, ISB development, Constitutional Review Committee, employment and Burns Fellowship committee);
Long term OUSA and Education Action Group and Social Events activist and supporter (and occasional critic), anti unnecessary-Leith bridge organiser, Loaded Goblin patron, and occasional Critic letter of the week winner;
Present at the '93 Registry anti-fee increases 'riot' and both subsequent Registry occupations;
Was never OUSA Porridge Wrestling Champion, despite entering the event since its inception and frequently being reported as defending champion in the media;
Co-founder of the OU Highland & Gaelic Society in '96, and president for 4 or 5 years.
Currently: Student Liaison Officer, Otago Polytechnic Students' Association and
occasional freelance layout and design work.
OUSA President 1998, Education and Welfare Vice President 1996
Currently: Legislative Counsel for the Office of the Clerk for the House of
Representatives, married to Brooke and mum to Isabella and Sophie.
President 1997, Administrative Vice President 1996, Campaigns Coordinator 1995.
OUSA Constitutional Review Committee member.
Currently: living in Dunedin, working for Anderson, Lloyd, Caudwell, and mother of Isaac.
BA (History and Politics), PostGrad Diploma (Politics)
President 1996, General Executive 1995,1994
Currently: Posted to New York as New Zealand's Trade Commissioner and Consul,
Administrative Vice-President 1995
Currently: living in Ireland, mum to Tom and Elisabeth.
OUSA Education Coordinator 1995, EWVP
Currently: Union organiser for TEU (Otago) and Dad of Isaac and Molly
Dunedin solicitor, still fighting in the corner of the deserving, the unheard and the
OUSA President 1994
Currently: living in and fossicking through villages in the United Kingdom
OUSA President 1993, NZUSA Co-President 1995-1996.
Currently: Labour MP for Wellington Central.
Has worked as: Senior Research Marketing Manager in the University of Otago's Enterprise Office, based in central Wellington after having worked in the Prime Minister's Office as an advisor to the Rt Hon Helen Clark, and as an Advisor to Hon Marian Hobbs, Minister for the Environment. Spent five years working for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade, including a posting to the United Nations in New York.
OUSA President 1992
Currently: Deputy Permanent Representative Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade (New York) and a mum.
OUSA President 1991, Education and Welfare Vice-President 1990, Women's Rights Collective member 1989, on University Council 1992, on NZSAC (New Zealand Students Arts Council) 1990-91 (until it was disbanded)
Master of Arts (Research) at Queensland University of Technology (Australia).
Currently: based in Europe, furthering her theatre & digital performance career.
MA (Otago) in Phenomenology of Religion
M.Phil. (Massey) in Defence and Strategic Studies
OUSA President 1990
Currently in NZ Army
OUSA President 1989
Last known: Currently: Dad to Sam; working with computers in New Plymouth.
OUSA President 1988
Currently: Chief Executive of Commonwealth Games Council for Scotland, based at the University of Stirling.
He is remembered by Helen Jamieson thus: "There was many a night when he would be around until the wee small hours of the morning while the party raged, ready to have a quiet drink upstairs with those of us that were making sure everything was ok."
Sadly for us all, Colin is now deceased.
Public Affairs Officer 1985, Education Officer 1986 and Business Manager 1987.
Currently: Living in Auckland (since the end of 1987), married with one son. Mark has mainly worked as a lawyer but now has a business providing home care for the elderly. Mark also tutors law professionals and is chairman of the Board of Auckland soccer.
Orientation Manager 1985, Information Officer 1984 and 1985, Radio One Station Manager 1986.
Participated in the deregulation of television and telecommunications and then internet and digital TV services .
Currently between Wanaka and Dunedin as an electrician.
OUSA President 1986
Currently Managing Director of Goodman Fielders Dairy & Meats Business in New Zealand. Prior to this role worked overseas for 14 years.
OUSA President May 1986 to December 1987, OUSA Information Officer 1983, 1984,
Advertising Manager, Critic, 1988
Currently: Manager OUSA Clubs & Societies Centre since November 2000. Married to Keeley, with three children.
OUSA President 1985
Currently: practising lawyer in Ireland. (Dublin)
Pat is currently involved with the Dunedin Community Childcare Association.
Student Job Search
Currently: CEO, Cancer Society of New Zealand, Otago and Southland Division Inc.
Vice President in both 1982 and 1984, and served on a number of committees
Currently: practising as a Barrister in Dunedin.
BA (Hons) Otago
LLB (Hons) Auckland
President OUSA 1984
Lives in Auckland with husband and three sons.
Robyn has had a varied career in journalism, PR, voluntary work and motherhood. She has recently
graduated in law and is working part time as a solicitor with a special interest in Treaty of Waitangi jurisprudence.
Clubs and Societies Manager
Currently: living in retirement in Christchurch
Overseas Students Officer 1979-1980, Business Manager 1982, NZUSA President 1986.
Currently: Principal, Alex Lee Lawyers; Chairman DOCNZ Festival trust; Chairman Asia NZ Film Foundation Trust; Governing Board, Screen Directors Guild of NZ; lecturer University of Auckland. codirector of DoczNZ Trust, board member oif Film Auckland and general counsel of ORYZA Asian performing arts foundation
Previously: Chairman, Thailand NZ Business Council; Chairman HK NZ Business Association; Director, Auckland Branch Insitute of Professional Legal Studies; Lecturer, City University of HK; Lecturer, HK University; Lecturer, Auckland University of Technology; Anchor presenter, The World Today, ATV World Channel Current Affairs (Hong Kong), Northcote Electoral Candidate.
Margaret is currently working as Executive Secretary at Kings High School.
Currently: Completed a Bachelor of Nursing degree at the end of 2005.
PhD, MA (Applied Economics and Managerial Science) [Pennsylvania], MBA
(Finance) [Columbia], LLB(Hons), BCom(Hons) (Economics) [Otago]
Currently: Vice-Chancellor, University of Canterbury
Managing Director of Jade Software Corporation, he spent the previous five years with the Reserve Bank of New Zealand and has been Director,
Deputy Governor and Acting Governor.
Rod is also a long distance swimmer and, in recent years, in addition, has completed the Boston, New York and Paris marathons.
Sadly for us all, Victor is now deceased.
OUSA President 1978
Currently: Managing Director of Viranda Property Network
Literary Editor 1973-1974, acting Editor and reporter at Critic 1973-1976, co-edited
OUSA Literary Review 1974 and 1975. Has also co-edited other literary publications.
Currently: Otago Daily Times Reporter (Dunedin)
OUSA President 1978
Currently: Group Executive in charge of Westpacâs Institutional Banking Division
Finance Rep 1973 -1974.
Currently: Chief Executive of Ernst Young, Auckland and on the Board of Te Papa.
Ken was Capping controller in 1995 in addition to âspending about 100 years as a
doorman, barman and custodianâ whilst completing his law degree.
OUSA President 1977
Currently: works in Dunedin for the NZ Grassland Association.
Currently: Formerly Principal of Wellington Girlsâ High School, she is now employed by
CORE Education Ltd; a not for profit educational research and development
She remains in Wellington, working in ICT and education.
Sadly for us all, 'Pat' is now deceased.
Registrar, known as 'Jock'.
Sadly for us all, Dr. Waddell is now deceased.
OUSA President 1975
OUSA President 1974
Current: Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Wellington
OUSA President 1972
Currently based at St Paulâs Union Church in Taupo.
Services re. Discipline Regulations
Emeritus Professor, University of the South Pacific School of Law, Port Vila, Vanuatu.
After leaving Otago Law School in the early 1970s served as Legal Counsel to the New Zealand Ombudsmen for about six years and then joined the Laucala Campus of the University of the South Pacific at Suva, Fiji, as Professor of Public
Administration. In 1985 returned to first love, the law, and moved to the Emalus
Campus of USP at Port Vila, Vanuatu as Professor of Law to inaugurate a certificate and diploma program of law courses for paralegals, which was offered mainly by extension. In the 1990s this program was upgraded to a fully fledged law degree, which has been offered on campus and online since 1994, with the first vanguard of students graduating exactly ten years ago in 1997. Has retired (twice), but still actively teaching and undertaking research, especially on land and governance issues.
OUSA President 1971
Currently in Gambia, West Africa
Our first - and so far only - concurrent OUSA President and international student.
DPhil (Oxford), MSc (Edinburgh), MBChB (Otago), BMedSci (Otago), LLB (Auckland), DipObst, FRCOG, FRANZCOG, FTCL
OUSA President 1969
Currently: Coroner for New Zealand, based in Auckland.
In 1969 he was a Rhodes Scholar, from 1971 - 1974 a Lecturer in Anatomy at Merton College and Anatomical Demonstrator in the Department of Human Anatomy at Oxford University.
From 1981 to 1998 he was Senior Lecturer in Obstetrics and Gynaecology in the School of Medicine at the University of Auckland.
From 1988 to 1991 he was the Founding Director and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Foundation for Alcohol and Drug Education, from 2000 - 2001 a member of the Mental Health and Disability Committee, Auckland District Law Society, from 2001 to 2003 a member of the NZ Coroners' Council.
He is also a past president of the St Heliers Tennis Club and a past member of the Auckland Medicolegal Society.
OUSA President 1968
Currently: has a personal chair in
Geomorphology at Victoria University of Wellington.
He teaches courses on Natural hazards, New Zealand Resources and Environment, and Geomorphology.
His previous appointments have been at the University of Otago, New Zealand, University of Alberta, and Trent University Ontario. He has been a recipient of the Visiting Professorial Fellowship, Durham University, (2003), Leverhulme Scholarship, University of Bristol (1998), and a Fulbright research Scholar, USA (1984).
He is currently a ministerial appointment to the New Zealand Conservation Authority that has statutory responsibilities for national parks and regional conservation management strategies, throughout the country. In 2006, this has seen him involved specifically with management plans for Fiordland and Arthur's Pass National Parks.
He has written and edited books on Landslides (Routledge), and Natural Hazards (NZ commission for UNESCO) and Landslide Hazard and Risk (Wiley), published in 2005. His research concerns largely contemporary geomorphic processes within the context of high-energy, tectonically active and environmentally unstable geomorphic regimes.
While much of his research has been on the role of climate in landslide initiation, recent work has involved, earthquake-triggered landslides, response of slopes to deforestation, runout behaviour of landslides, scarp evolution, natural hazard risk evolution, and the relationship between subsurface erosion, slope hydrology and landslides.
In 2006, he was President of the New Zealand Geographical Society and Vice President of the International Association of Geomorphologists.
BA LL.B (Otago), LL.M (Virginia) Hon LL.D (Otago)
OUSA President 1967 -68, IA Rep 1966-67, President Law Faculty Students Association 1967, Vice President NZUSA 1968-69, Member of Council, University of Otago 1969-1988, Pro-Chancellor 1982-1988,Chairman of the Council of Knox College and Salmond Hall 1976-1982
Partner in Dunedin law firm 1969-1987, Part-time lecturer in the Law School 1969-1985,
Appointed Judge of the High Court of New Zealand 1987,
President of the Court of Appeal of Vanuatu since 1996,
President of the Law Commission 2001-2005,
Permanent Member of the Court of Appeal since May 2005
Kathryn (Helen) died on Monday 22 May 2006 at the age of 96.
She is remembered by Executive members of the time as very kind, and very discreet.
OUSA President 1967
Currently: practising as a barrister in Auckland. He and (now Judge) Phil Recordon
brought the famous High Court case (Finnigan & Recordon v NZRFU Inc (No 2) that stopped the All Blacks Tour of South Africa, scheduled for 1985. (info c/-Hugh Tohill)
Vice Chancellor University of Otago
Currently residing in Australia
OUSA President 1965
Currently: Barrister & Solicitor, Dunedin; serving on Board of Directors Planet Media
B. Sc. (Mathematics) (University of New Zealand), Certificate of Statistics, M.B. Ch.B (Medicine), M.D. (Metabolic Research), Ch.M. with Distinction (Endocrine Surgery) (University of Otago)
MD (Honorary) (University of Goteborg, Sweden), DSc (Honorary) (University of Otago), DSc (Honorary) (Imperial College, London), DSc (Honorary) (University of Edinburgh) FRACS, FACS, FRCS Edinburgh (Honorary), FRCSI Ireland (Honorary), FRACS Australasian (Honorary), FRCPS Glasgow (Honorary, FBCS Brazil (Honorary), FRCS England (Honorary, FRCPS Canada (Honorary)
OUSA President 1963, Vice-President 1962
Career Path: Left New Zealand in 1970 as a Fellow in Surgery at Harvard Medical School and Peter Bent Brigham Hospital, Boston. In 1975 he became Head of the Surgical Metabolism Section of the Surgery Branch of the National Cancer Institute and Clinical Instructor in Surgery at Georgetown University, Washington DC.
In 1981 he came to NY as Chief of the Gastric & Mixed Tumor Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC) and Professor of Surgery at Weill Medical Center of Cornell University.
He became Chairman of the Department of Surgery at MSKCC (1985-2006). 1984-1998 he held the Alfred P. Sloan Chair of Surgery and from 1998 to present holds the Benno C. Schmidt Chair in Clinical Oncology.
In 1994 the Murray F. Brennan Chair in Surgery was established in his honour at MSKCC. In 1995 he was made a Member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and in 2000 he was awarded the Distinguished Service Award from the American College of Surgeons.
Currently: Attending Surgeon in the Department of Surgery and Beno C. Schmidt Chair in Clinical Oncology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, and Professor of Surgery at Weill Medical College, Cornell University.
A member of innumerable academic surgical societies, national committees, and editorial boards, Dr. Brennan has served as Director of the American Board of Surgery, Chairman of the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer, President of the Society of Surgical Oncology, and President of the American Surgical Association, and Vice President of the American College of Surgeons.
He has authored or co-authored more than 950 scientific papers and book chapters focusing on surgical oncology, endocrinology, metabolism, and nutrition, and is the author of a book on soft tissue sarcoma.
He continues his vigorous activities as a clinician-educator-investigator, with particular interest in patients with soft tissue sarcoma, pancreas, endocrine and gastric cancer. He is also engaged in extensive national and international lecturing on topics related to cancer, surgery, surgical training and associated issues.
As a peripheral avocation, he has helped his eldest son to develop a vineyard in Gibbston Valley, Queenstown, NZ.
In 1995, Dr. Brennan was honoured with membership in the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, and in 2000 he received the American College of Surgeons' highest award, The Distinguished Service Award.
OUSA President 1963
Currently residing in Invercargill
OUSA President 1962
Currently a Barristor & Solicitor, Dunedin
OUSA President 1961
Currently an Orthopedic Surgeon, Auckland
OUSA President 1959-60, Capping Controller 1958-59, President OUMSA 1958-59. Member of Capping Sextet 1955-1960, NZ University Junior
Currently: Retired, living in Sydney and holidaying in Wanaka.
OUSA President 1959
Last known: at the World Bank, United States
OUSA President 1957
Chief of Medicine & Brill Professor, St. Vincent Hospital, Portland, Oregon, 1972-2004;
Professor of Medicine, Oregon Health Sciences University. Retired 2004. Continuing
to build and fly experimental aircraft full-time, a passion born of my RNZAF days as fighter pilot in No 4 Squadron, Taieri, Dunedin. Happily, I live on a private airfield, and have my planes in the hangar attached to my home. My wife and I had the pleasure of visiting Dunedin recently, for the 50th Medical School Class reunion. I was astonished at how the University has grown.
Student Rep on Uni. Council
Sadly for us all, Robert is now deceased.
OUSA President 1955
Capping Concert Director - known as âWesâ
Sadly for us all, âWesâ is now deceased.
OUSA President 1954
Currently a Barrister & Solicitor, Consultant, Dunedin who is an ongoing supporter of University rugby.
Sadly for us all, Dr. Aitken is now deceased.
OUSA President 1953
Formerly a Rhodes Scholar, Specialist Physician, England.
Currently: retired to Richmond, Nelson.
OUSA President 1949
Currently residing in Nelson with Jillian, his wife.
"Some highlights of my time were involvement in Capping, firstly in charge of the Book, the following year as Capping Controller, followed by President after that.
During that time I saw the advent of women in the Concert which I strongly supported, our own orchestra, and a record high Book sales one year (1947 or 1948).
I was also very closely involved in the design of the present Union Building."
Currently: Mr Hursthouse recently celebrated turning 90 with "no known diseases or abnormalities..." and, in addition to running a family company -as Director - he has just taken a back seat from his role as a Flying Instructor for the Nelson Lakes Gliding Club.
He and Jillian were interviewed by Dr Judy McGregor of the Human Rights Commission; the outcome of the interview forms a section in her book 'Lifeswork'
OUSA President 1948
Sadly for us all, 'Sandy' is now deceased (Dec. 2004)
OUSA President 1947
Currently the following: Emeritus Professor at UW, Chairperson of the Hugo Group.
In June 2006, Auckland University Press published 'Innovation and Independence' - a history of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand - in which Sir Frank collaborated with John Singleton, Arthur Grimes and Gary Hawke.
In 2005 IPS published a volume of essays from a seminar held in honour of his 80th birthday in 2004.
OUSA President 1946
1851 Exhibition Science Scholarship, Emeritus Professor.
Sadly for us all, 'Jack' is now deceased.
Head of NZ Army in WW2, became Governor.
He played rugby for Varsity A in 1910.
General Freyberg is now deceased.
OUSA President 1941
Currently: in Christchurch
OUSA President 1939
Margorie McCallum Prize
Sadly for us all, Hagbarth Ernest Moller is now deceased
1st President of the University Rowing Club 1926, co-founder and first President of the
Sadly for us all, Professor Jones died (in the â40s). (info supplied by Hugh Tohill)
OUSA President 1938
An Emeritus Professor at ANU, Australia, Mick Borrie passed away on 01/01/2000 - an auspicious date for the demographer who held the first chair of demography anywhere in the world.
Born in New Zealand in 1913, Borrie took degrees from Otago and Cambridge Universities. He began teaching social history at Sydney University in 1941, but joined the Australian National University in 1948 at the dawning of that university.
'Mick' is among the world's top demographers.
(notes from a published obit.)
OUSA President 1937
Sadly for us all, Douglas is now deceased.
Doug Kennedy saw service in World War II in Africa and Italy (where he married his
late wife Mavis, a NZ Army nurse) before returning to his home town Christchurch
and then Wellington. At the time of his death in 1972 he was Director General of
Health. From 1962-65 he was an external examiner at OU Medical School. He
thoroughly enjoyed OU, suggesting in 1937 (in The Critic) that people go to University
for a host of reasons âsome important, some trivial, and many positively criminalâ. In
more serious tone he warned against forces âeven in New Zealandâ which
âdiscredit democracy, ridicule peace and justice, and restrict as far as possible
freedom of conscience and expressionâ¦â (Thanks to Peter Kennedy, Douglasâ son,
for this information.)
OUSA President 1936
All Black reserve; known as 'Frank'.
Sadly for us all, Francis is now deceased.
Vice-President of NZUSA and again in 1957 for Legal Services
Sadly for us all, Maurice is now deceased.
Sadly for us all, Mr B. is now deceased.
OUSA President 1934. He was wicket-keeper for Otago and, with Roger Blunt, still
holds the NZ first class record for the last wicket - 184 runs in the 1932/33 season.
Sadly for us all, William is now deceased.
OUSA President 1932
Received Smeaton Senior Award in Experimental Science, John Edmond Award for Industrial Research in Chemistry.
Sadly for us all, Mr B. died in Australia in 2001.
His son tells us "My father was so proud of his student days at the Otago University, of being a New Zealander and his enthusiasm for rugby - and the All Blacks in particular.".
OUSA President 1930
Sadly for us all, Sir J died in 1993
OUSA President 1928 Known as Alex and later coached Varsity A.
Sadly for us all, Ã¢ï¿½ï¿½AlexÃ¢ï¿½ï¿½ is now deceased.
Presented with life membership on his visit to campus 17 March 1927.
OUSA President 1925/ founding President of NZUSA, All Black.
Sadly for us all, 'Sid' is now deceased.
OUSA President 1923
Sadly for us all, John is now deceased.
Hugh Tohill notes: "Throughout his Professorial life, all his colleagues, still alive, only knew him as 'Ippy'. None knew his first name!"
OUSA President 1920
A famous mathematician - Sadly for us all, 'Swatty' is now deceased.