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This information was published in 1966 in An Encyclopaedia of New Zealand, edited by A. H. McLintock. It has not been corrected and will not be updated.

Up-to-date information can be found elsewhere in Te Ara.




This section gives a brief summary of the activities of certain New Zealanders living more or less permanently abroad, who may therefore be classed as expatriates. In this sense the term New Zealander refers to a person who was born in New Zealand or who arrived in this country at an early age, and who was educated here to a reasonably advanced standard before proceeding overseas. The list is far from complete and it is likely that some outstanding names have been inadvertently omitted because of paucity of information. But the list does serve to show the way in which New Zealanders, like the Scots of previous generations, have become prominent in many fields throughout the world. It is not intended that this section should supply full biographical details. In most cases these may readily be obtained from publications such as Who's Who – Ed.


Michael Wordsworth Standish, M.A. (1920–62), late Dominion Chief Archivist, Wellington.Bernard John Foster, M.A., Research Officer, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington and Heather Margaret Reid, B.A., Housewife, Dunedin.