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Te Wharehuia Milroy

New Zealand academic
Milroy in May 2012

James Te Wharehuia Milroy CNZM QSO (24 July 1937 – 7 May 2019) was a New Zealand academic. He is best known for his work as an expert in the Māori language. He worked and lectured at the University of Waikato in the Māori Department. In 2003, he was made a Companion of the Queen's Service Order for public services. He was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in 2012. A Māori man himself, he was from a Ngāi Tūhoe background.

Milroy died on 7 May 2019, at the age of 81.[1][2]

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  1. "Professor James Te Wharehuia Milroy". The New Zealand Herald. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2019.
  2. "Revered reo exponent Te Wharehuia Milroy has passed away". Māori Television. 7 May 2019. Retrieved 7 May 2019.