Paul Reeves

New Zealand viceroy, cleric (1932-2011)

Sir Paul Alfred Reeves (6 December 1932 – 14 August 2011) was a New Zealand politician and archbishop. He was the Archbishop and Primate of New Zealand from 1980 to 1985 and the 15th Governor-General of New Zealand from 22 November 1985 to 20 November 1990.

Sir Paul Reeves

Reeves in 1987
Chancellor of Auckland University of Technology
In office
1 February 2005 – 13 August 2011
Succeeded byJohn Maasland
15th Governor-General of New Zealand
In office
22 November 1985 – 20 November 1990
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterDavid Lange (1985–1989)
Geoffrey Palmer (1989–1990)
Mike Moore (1990)
Preceded bySir David Beattie
Succeeded byDame Catherine Tizard
Personal details
Paul Alfred Reeves

(1932-12-06)6 December 1932
Wellington, New Zealand
Died14 August 2011(2011-08-14) (aged 78)
Auckland, New Zealand
NationalityNew Zealand
Spouse(s)Beverley Watkins
ProfessionAnglican Bishop

He was the first Chancellor of Auckland University of Technology.

In July 2011, Reeves announced that he had been diagnosed with cancer.[1] He died of the disease in Auckland, New Zealand, aged 78.[2]

References change

  1. "Former Governor-General diagnosed with cancer". ONE News. 26 July 2011. Retrieved 14 August 2011.
  2. Hayden Donnell, NZPA and NZ Herald staff (14 August 2011). "Sir Paul Reeves dies, aged 78". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 14 August 2011.

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