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Dutch sportspeople

Kees Meeuws, an All Black prop from 1998 to 2004, is the son of a Dutch father who emigrated to New Zealand after the Second World War. His mother is Māori, of the Ngāti Maru tribe. A former student of Elam School of Fine Arts in Auckland, his interests outside rugby range from sculpture and sketching to pig hunting and deer farming.

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Redmer Yska, 'Dutch - The Dutch contribution', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/844/dutch-sportspeople (accessed 27 September 2020)

Story by Redmer Yska, published 8 Feb 2005, updated 12 May 2016