List of people educated at St Peter's College, Auckland

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This is a list of notable former students of St Peter's College, Auckland and at its predecessor school, St Peter's School. (Following the "Introduction" section below is an alphabetical list.)


"Old Boys of Distinction"[edit]

St Peter's College has honoured the following old boys as "old boys of distinction": Ronald Trubuhovich, medical doctor and pioneer of critical care medicine in Auckland;[1][2] Denis George Browne tenth Catholic Bishop of Auckland (1983–1994) and second Catholic Bishop of Hamilton (1994–2014);[1][2] Cyril Eastlake (1930–2007), rugby league player who captained New Zealand at the 1954 World Cup and also played at the 1960 World Cup;[1][2] John Fitzmaurice (first year at St Peter's, 1941) BE (Civil) MS (Harvard), FIPENZ – Engineer;[3] Lt. Col (Ret.) Chris Mullane (first year at St Peter's, 1958) ONZM, MBE, JP – Decorated soldier and advocate for veterans’ affairs;[3] and Eddie Kohlhase (first year at St Peter's, 1975) MNZM – World champion softballer as player and coach.[3]

Writers, artists, All Blacks and clergy[edit]

Old boys also include writers and poets Sam Hunt, Terry Locke, David McGill, Michael Morrissey, John Trenwith, Mark Williams, and from the earlier St Peter's, William Eugene Outhwaite. Artists George Baloghy and Glen Davis also attended the school. There are six old boys who are ex-All Blacks[4] including Bernie McCahill, second five-eighth and centre three-quarter (1987–1991). The centre/wing Francis Saili is the seventh old boy All Black, receiving his first cap on 7 September 2013 and Blues lock, Patrick Tuipulotu became the eighth St Peter's College All Black when he was selected on 1 June 2014.[5] Two Catholic Bishops, Edward Russell Gaines (1926–1994), the first Bishop Hamilton (1980–1994) and his successor Denis George Browne attended the school, as did nearly 100 Catholic priests, deacons and religious. In the nineteenth century, Matthew Joseph Brodie (1864-1943), second Bishop of Christchurch received part of his education at the "Pitt St [Catholic] School" (St Peter's School).[6]

Soldier/diplomat and banker[edit]

Martyn Dunne (as Brigadier) commanded New Zealand and international forces in East Timor (1999–2000). With the rank of Major general, he became Commander Joint Forces New Zealand in the New Zealand Defence Force (2001–2004) and was New Zealand High Commissioner to Australia (2011-2013). Michael Fay, New Zealand merchant banker, chair of the campaigns for three New Zealand challenges for the America's Cup in 1987, 1988 and 1992, attended the school in the early 1960s.


St Peter's has also produced politicians including five Members of Parliament (four of them were also Cabinet Ministers) and a Mayor of Auckland. In the 19th century, John Sheehan (who was the first New Zealand-born Member of Parliament elected by a general electorate (rather than a Māori electorate) and the first New Zealand-born person to hold cabinet rank[7]) was Minister of Justice and Minister of Maori Affairs (1877–1879) and Joseph Tole was Minister of Justice (1884–1887) (both were old boys of St Peter's School). Another old boy of St Peter's School, William Joseph Napier (1857–1925), was a Liberal Party Member of Parliament in the City of Auckland multi-member electorate (1899–1902).[8][9] In recent years, Chris Carter was Member of Parliament for Te Atatu (1993–1996; 1999–2011) and Cabinet Minister of several portfolios (2002–2008), but was especially notable as Minister of Conservation (2002–2007). John Tamihere (who was Member of Parliament for Hauraki (1999-2002) and Tamaki Makaurau (2002-2005)) was Minister of Small Business, Minister of Youth Affairs, Minister of Statistics and Minister for Land Information from August 2002 to 3 November 2004. Peter Dignan (who went to St Peter's School), was the fifteenth, and first New Zealand-born, Mayor of Auckland (1897 and 1898).[10]












  • Ben Lam (born in Auckland, 1991), New Zealand rugby player, who plays in the wing position for the Blues in Super Rugby; became a member of the New Zealand Sevens in 2012; first old boy of St Peter's College to win a Commonwealth Games Medal  ; nephew of Pat Lam[56]
  • Pat Lam (born 1968), All Black, loose forward (1992); captain of Manu Samoa; coach of the Pacific Islanders rugby team (2006); coach of the Auckland provincial team (in the NPC) (2004–2008); head coach of Super Rugby team the Blues (2009-2012); educated at St Peter's College (1980–1987); teacher at St Peter's College (1991–1992);[57] uncle of Ben Lam[56]
  • Anthony Gerald Lanigan (born 1947), MNZM (2013), Engineer, BE(Hons) Auck, PhD Auck, MICE, Fellow of IPENZ: First Chancellor of the Auckland University of Technology 2000–2001; founding director and vice-Chairman, Habitat for Humanity International; Establishment Director of degree of Master of Construction Management, Auckland University of Technology; chairman of the Senate of Good Shepherd College (2012–present)[58]
  • David Lewis (born 1964), New Zealand Men's Tennis Doubles Champion (with J. Dunphy) 1984-1985; member of the New Zealand Davis Cup squad 1985, the younger brother of Chris Lewis and Mark Lewis[59][60]
  • Mark Lewis (born 196?), professional tennis coach; New Zealand Men's Tennis Singles Champion 1979-80; New Zealand Men's Tennis Doubles Champion 1983-1984; member of the New Zealand Davis Cup team in 1980 and 1981; younger brother of Chris Lewis and older brother of David Lewis[59]
  • Stefan Lipa (born 1953), LL.B Auckland, lawyer, President of the Social Credit Party (1979–1987)
  • Terry Locke (born 1946) poet, anthologist, academic, dux of St Peter's College 1965, won Junior National Scholarship 1965
  • Jamie Love (born 1990), New Zealand representative softball player; Captain of the Junior Black Sox Softball Team 2008; old boy of St Peter's College (2001–2007)[61]





  • Stephen Parke (born 1950), PhD (in Theoretical Particle Physics) (1980) (Harvard), physicist[87]
  • John Patterson (born 1855); Auckland city councillor 1900-1903 and 1908-1911;[88] prominent Auckland businessman; coachbuilder, wheelwright, farrier, and general blacksmith[89] (St Peter's School)
  • Martin Pringle (born 1964), representative cricket player in New Zealand A;[27] Auckland representative cricket player[90]






See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f St Peter's College Press Release, September 2012,St Peter's College honours 'old boys of distinction' .
  2. ^ a b c "Old Boys of Distinction", SPCOB (Retrieved 7 February 2014)
  3. ^ a b c Old boys of Distinction 2015, 17 June 2015 (Retrieved 21 December 2015)
  4. ^ "All Blacks last schooled at St Peter's College (Auckland)", (Retrieved 4 June 2013)
  5. ^ a b Tony Robson, "One surprise exclusion in All Blacks Squad", Stuff News, 1 June 2014 (Retrieved 1 June 2014)
  6. ^ a b Sacred Heart College Auckland 75 Year's Jubilee 1903-1978, Auckland, 1978, p. 19.
  7. ^ a b "Sheehan, John", G H Scholefield, A Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, Vol. 2, Department of Internal Affairs, Wellington, 1940, p. 295
  8. ^ "Mr W J Napier" in "Auckland City and Suburban Members of the House of Representatives" The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, The Cyclopedia Company Limited, Christchurch, 1902, Volume 2 Auckland, p. 7.
  9. ^ a b Wilson, James Oakley (1985) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1984 (4th ed.). Wellington: V.R. Ward, Govt. Printer. OCLC 154283103. 
  10. ^ a b "Mr Peter Dignan",The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, The Cyclopedia Company Limited, Christchurch, 1902 Auckland, Volume 2 Auckland, p. 127.
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  16. ^ "Boyd confident Vince Aso ready for step up". Rugby Heaven. 18 September 2014. Retrieved 16 October 2014. 
  17. ^ Old Boy Killed in Vietnam, St Peter's College Magazine 1968, St Peter's College, Auckland, 1968, p. 51; "The Vietnam war may seem to us to be removed from our school sphere. Its closeness was brought home to us in a tragic way this year when we learnt of the ambush and death of Michael Birch".
  18. ^ Head Prefect and Dux of St Peter's College 1954; Obituary, Brian James Blacktop 1937-2007, Council Brief, The Monthly newspaper of the Wellington District Law Society, Issue 362.
  19. ^ "Old Boy Priests", St Peter's College Magazine 1965, p. 9.
  20. ^ Wel-com: wellington archdiocesan Communications, November 2012, p. 17 (information originally appeared in The Far East).
  21. ^ New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001, p. 177.
  22. ^ New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001, p. 198. enrolled at St Peter's College 1946-1947.
  23. ^ St Peter's College Magazine 1982, p. 58; James Allen, Growing Up Gay: New Zealand Men Tell Their Stories, Godwit, Auckland, 1996, pp. 106–108 (includes his candid views of St Peter's College and the Christian Brothers); "Bro V. N. Cusack Tuckshop", St Peter's College Newsletter No 08/2006, Friday 2 June 2006 (for his rapprochement with the college (?)): "This excellent food facility was officially opened on 11 May by Hon L Dalziel Minister of Commerce and grand niece of Br Cusack and Hon C Carter Minister of Conservation and old boy of St Peter's College. We made an occasion to welcome back these people who are part of our community and to help reinforce the excellent initiatives that are occurring with the problem of youth obesity"; Chris Carter's official website: [1]
  24. ^ "NZ paralympian pioneer passes away". New Zealand Herald. 28 January 2016. Retrieved 29 January 2016. 
  25. ^ Donnelly, Photo No 6, pp. 36–37.
  26. ^ a b St Peter's College Magazine 1960, p. 83.
  27. ^ a b St Peter's College History, St Peter's College website (retrieved 28 November 2011)
  28. ^ Western Suburbs Athletic Champions, New Zealand Representation in the 21 years to 1966, Western Suburbs Athletic & Harrier Club (retrieved 6 November 2012)
  29. ^ "QUeens Birthday Honours - the full list", TVNZ, 3 June 2013 (Retrieved 3 June 2013)
  30. ^ also attended Liston College.
  31. ^ Felix Donnelly, One Priest's Life, Australia and New Zealand Book Company, Auckland, 1982, pp. 7–17 (much autobiographical material relating to St Peter's College); Felix Donnelly, Father Forgive them, GP Books, Wellington, 1990 (a novel partly set at St Peter's College).
  32. ^ New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001, p. 289.
  33. ^ Cyril Eastlake was tendered a presentation at St Peter's College on Tuesday 14 August 1951 prior to his departure with the NZ team: "St Peter's Old Boy, Cyril Eastlake", St Peter's College Newsletter, 12 November 2007; "Rugby League team for England and France", "1951", in "Glimpses of the Past", St Peter's College Magazine 1964, St Peter's College, Auckland 1964, p. 16.
  34. ^ Elliott, Matt, New Zealand Book Council (Retrieved 24 January 2014)
  35. ^ Kelly Dix, "Wynne Fallwell", New Zealand Fashion Museum, May 2015. (Retrieved 29 March 2016)
  36. ^ "Michael [Fay's] primary days were spent attending first Mt Carmel [School, Meadowbank] (from five to nine years) and later St Peter's (nine to 12 years), a prep school to ready him for secondary education": I. Morrison, F Haden and G. Cubis, Michael Fay, on a reach for the ultimate: The Unauthorised Biography, Freelance Biographies Wellington, 1990 p. 16. In fact, Michael Fay attended St Peter's College for his Form 1 and 2 years (11 and 12 years of age). In both classes (Form I Blue and Form II Blue), his form teacher was Brother N. C. Doherty, who was later the seventh principal of St Peter's College (1975–1980). In 1960 Michael Fay was awarded the Christian Doctrine prize (i.e. first in the class for religious knowledge) for Form I Blue. He played cricket for the school in 1960 and rugby for the school in 1961: St Peter's College Magazine 1960, St Peter's College, Auckland, 1960, pp. 12, 41, 74 and 75; St Peter's College Magazine 1961, St Peter's College, Auckland, 1961, pp. 43 and 64. Michael Fay's education was completed at St. Patrick's College, Silverstream and Victoria University of Wellington (LL.B. (1972)): Michael Fay, Chambers Biographical Dictionary, Chambers, Edinburgh, 6th edition, 1999, p. 633. Michael Fay, New Zealand Who's Who, Aotearoa 2001 New Millennium Edition, 2001, p. 331.
  37. ^ St Peter’s College Old Boys Newsletter, Issue No. 1 2011, p. 3. (Retrieved 22 May 2013)
  38. ^ "St. Peter's Honours First Old Boy Ordained", Zealandia, 10 August 1950, p. 14; O'Neill, p. 108.
  39. ^ St Peter’s College Old Boys Newsletter, Issue No. 1 2012, 1 May 2012
  40. ^ "A new award for the 2012 festival", KBB Music Festival (Retrieved 14 August 2012)
  41. ^ Old Friends, Simon Hafoka: [2]; Independiente Rugby Club Santander: [3].
  42. ^ St Peter's College Magazine 2010, p. 96.
  43. ^ New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001, p. 417 - enrolled at St Peter's College 1959-1963.
  44. ^ Shane Paul Howarth at
  45. ^ All Blacks News (27 January 2015). "Former All Black Howarth leaves Worcester". Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  46. ^ St Peter's College Magazines 1962–1974: Chris Huljich was in the following classes: 1962 Form I Gold (Mr P O'Connor), 1963 Form II Gold (Br V N Cusack), 1964 Form IIIG (Br J Lauren – "... we are proud of our budding actors: [including] Chris Huljich"), 1965 Form IVM (Br Dowling – " ... it's the quiet thinking type that is hard to beat when it comes to study... [including] Chris Huljich"), 1966 Form V Gold (Br J D O'Neill), 1967 Form VIJ (Mr Ted Thorpe?). Chris Huljich left St Peter's College at the end of his lower sixth form year and went to Auckland University in 1968. Paul Huljich was in the following classes: 1964 Form I Red (Br McCombie), 1965 Form II Red (Mr Mansfield), 1966 Form IIIM (Mr T K Weal), 1967 Form IVM (Br P N Mason), 1968 Form VR (Br L H Wilkes), 1969 (?). Michael Huljich commenced at St Peter's College in 1968 and was in the following classes: 1968 Form I Red (Br Scott)1969 etc. (??). In 1968, Mrs Elizabeth Huljich, mother of the Huljich brothers, was elected as the President of the St Peter's College Ladies Committee: "[Mrs Huljich's] worthiness was soon manifested when, within a few days she made a selection of immediate assistants. Mrs Huljich was anxious to have a mother to represent each class". "With the active support of former enthusiasts, this now meant that the work could be shared by many more mothers. Is there not a parallel here to Pope John XXIII and his prompt addition to the College of Cardinals? We welcome Mrs Huljich to the Office of President and assure her of our confidence and support." St Peter's College Magazine 1968, p. 18 (also p. 9). Mrs Huljich held the position for two years.
  47. ^ St Peter's College Magazines, 1963 and 1964 (first published poems by Sam Hunt); Peter Smart, Introducing Sam Hunt, Longman Paul, Auckland, 1981, pp. 8–14 (description of Sam Hunt's experiences at St Peter's College); Sam Hunt, Select Poems, Penguin Books, 1987, p. 63 (Poem "Brother Lynch" about Brother J. B. Lynch); Sam Hunt and Gary McCormick, Roaring Forties, Hodder Moa Beckett, Auckland, 1995, pp. 51 and 52; Jim Sullivan, Catholic Boys: New Zealand Men Talk to Jim Sullivan, Penguin, 1996, pp. 34–46; Roger Robinson and Nelson Wattie, The Oxford Companion to New Zealand Literature, Oxford University Press, Auckland, 1998, pp. 249 and 250; Bronwen Sell, From black sheep to honoured guest, New Zealand Herald, 20 October 1999; Mark Williams, Dear Miss Williams, New Zealand Books, Vol 17, No 1, Autumn, 2007, p. 27; Sam Hunt, Doubtless, new and selected poems, Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 2008 ("Brother Lynch" on page 112); James K. Baxter: poems / by James K. Baxter selected and introduced by Sam Hunt, Auckland University Press, Auckland, 2009 (ISBN 978-1-86940-434-5) (Sam Hunt's introduction contains further elaboration of his relationship with Christian Brothers and St Peter's College); in Backroads, Charting a Poet's Life, Craig Potton Publishing, Nelson, 2009, pp. 22–24, Sam Hunt reiterates his loathing for the narrowness of St Peter's under the Christian Brothers. "There were a few good Christian Brothers dotted around but you had to look for them – a few kauri among the gorse". The poem, "Brother Lynch" is reproduced in the latter volume; Old Friends, Terry Bowden: [4]; see interview with Sam Hunt in Elliott, Matt, (2015) pp. 299-308.
  48. ^ St Peter's College Magazine 1960, p. 79; St Peter's College Magazine 1983, p. 7.
  49. ^ Stephen Jones, 2016 NZ Olympic Team (Retrieved 2 August 2016)St Peter's College Newsletter, 29 July 2016, Newsletter 12/16, p. 10 (Retrieved 2 August 2016)
  50. ^ David Fisher, "Collins picks husband's friend", NZ Herald, 2 February 2013 (Retrieved 4 February 2013)
  51. ^ "New Director of Human Rights Proceedings named", NZLS (Retrieved 4 February 2013)
  52. ^ Human Rights Commission (Retrieved 4 February 2013)
  53. ^ Ash, Julie (7 February 2005). "Softball: Samoan Kohlhase scores in battle of coaching brothers". New Zealand Herald. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  54. ^ "Bereavement Chris Kohlhase". Marist Brothers Old Boys Rugby Club. 29 May 2015. Retrieved 4 June 2015. 
  55. ^ Michael Kruse.
  56. ^ a b Matt Elliott, "Old Boy wins silver medal", SPCOB, 28 July 2014 (Retrieved 1 August 2014)
  57. ^ Pat lam at
  58. ^ Anthony G Lanigan, The temperature response of concrete box girder bridges [microform], thesis (PhD)--University of Auckland, School of Engineering, 1973; 1st Asia-pacific House Forum, Dr Tony Lanigan; Chancellor. AUT – Master of Construction Management – staff.
  59. ^ a b Paul Elenio, Centrecourt: A Century of New Zealand Tennis 1886-1986, New Zealand Lawn Tennis Association, Wellington, 1986, pp. 185 and 195; Rick Maxwell. p. 23; Joseph Romanos, Chris Lewis: All the Way to Wimbledon, Rugby Press Limited, Auckland, 1984, p. 46.
  60. ^ Davis Cup website: players: David Lewis (retrieved 17 November 2011)
  61. ^ St Peter's College Newsletter No 11/2008, 4 July 2008.
  62. ^ "Tony Mackle", Open Eyes, Newsletter of the Friends of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Issue 82, August 2007, p. 8.
  63. ^ Rebecca Palmer and Nikki Macdonald, "Museum's hidden treasures", The Dominion Post, Saturday, September 4, 2010, p. B2.
  64. ^ Shaw, Peter. "Mahoney, Edward; Mahoney, Thomas – Biography". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 
  65. ^ Father E.R. Simmons, "The first St Peter's School", Zealandia, 9 January 1977, p. 9.
  66. ^ Jack Manning, 2011 New Zealand Institute of Architects gold medal winner.(Retrieved 15 December 2016)
  67. ^ "Jack Manning is the latest recipient of the NZIA Gold Medal," NZIA website (Retrieved 17 December 2015)
  68. ^ Bernard Joseph McCahill at; Bernie McCahill attended St Peter's College from 1978 until 1982 (1978), Form 3G (Bro P C Ryan); 1979 Form 4G (Mr N Munro); 1980 Form 5B (Mr S J Beguely); 1981 Form 6R (Bro Bradey); 1982 Form 6R (Mrs J Scott). He obtained University Entrance in 1982: St Peter's College Magazines 1978–1982; Graeme Hunt, The Rich List: Wealth and Enterprise in New Zealand 1820–2003, 2nd edition, 2003, Reed, Auckland, p. 219 ; a biography of Bernie McCahill's father also has some biographical information on his sons, Bernie and Sean: Maurice Smyth, We're doing rightly: the life of Bernard Joseph McCahill, B. J. McCahill Trust, Auckland, 2007.
  69. ^ Graeme Hunt, The Rich List: Wealth and Enterprise in New Zealand 1820–2003, 2nd edition, 2003 Reed, Auckland, p. 219. Sean McCahill attended St Peter's from 1980 until 1984 (1980, Form 1G (Bro V Cusack); 1981, Form 2B (Mr J Ekeroma); 1982 Form 3G (Mr J J Brady); 1983 Form 4G (Bro P. Boyd); 1984 Form 5W (Mr J Freeman)), St Peter's College Magazines 1980–1984; a biography of Sean McCahill's father also has some biographical information on his sons, Bernie and Sean: Maurice Smyth, We're doing rightly: the life of Bernard Joseph McCahill, B. J. McCahill Trust, Auckland, 2007; for international rugby career:
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  72. ^ New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001, p. 601.
  73. ^ Professor Constant Mews, Researcher Profile|Monash University. (Retrieved 29 August 2012)
  74. ^ Bradley Moni Mika at
  75. ^ Dylan Gabriel Mika at
  76. ^ Old Boys' News, St Peter's Magazine 1960, p. 80
  77. ^ St Peter's College Old Boys Newsletter 3/12, 7 December 2012.
  78. ^ "Mr W J Napier" in "Auckland City and Suburban Members of the House of Representatives" The Cyclopedia of New Zealand, The Cyclopedia Company Limited, Christchurch, 1902, Volume 2 Auckland, p. 7
  79. ^ New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001, p. 986.
  80. ^ Steven Roberto Nesbit at ; Our First All Black, St Peter's College Magazine 1960, St Peter's College, Auckland, 1960, p. 9
  81. ^ Frank Nobilo was educated at St Peter's College 1972–1977 (left with University Entrance at the end of lower sixth form year), see St Peter's College Magazines 1972–1977 (classes: 1972, Form I Blue (Mr RE Pilkington); 1973, Form I and II White (Brother Wellsmore); 1974, Form IIIB (Brother De Courcy); 1975, Form IVB (Mr V. Urlich); 1976, Form V ( – ); 1977, Form VIB (Brothers N. Gillies and J. Shepherd). details of career: "With regard to Nobilo wines, I am a very distant relative [of that Nobilo family] but I do [know] the family ... My father did have a small winery in a place called Glen Eden many years ago. The label was Fairhaven Wines" (from:
  82. ^ New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001, p. 673.
  83. ^ Carolyn Moynihan. 'O'Reilly, Patrick - Biography', from the Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 1-Sep-10
  84. ^ Tim Glover, "More Records for Hastings", The Independent, 31 May 1995 (retrieved 13 July 2012)
  85. ^ "Obituary: Mr. C. T. Outhwaite", New Zealand Herald, Volume LXII, Issue 19060, 3 July 1925, Page 10. (Retrieved 16 April 2014)
  86. ^ "William Eugene Outhwaite BA Oxon", New Zealand Illustrated Magazine, Volume 01, Issue 9, 1 June 1900, Page 78 (Retrieved 15 April 2014)
  87. ^ St Peter's Magazine 1968, p. 21: "Stephen came to us from Edmund Campion College, Gisborne. He has been a Prefect at St Peter's, a Y.C.S. leader and a member of the School swimming team. He has interests in water skiing, squash and ballroom dancing. His scholastic record has been outstanding, culminating as Dux for 1968. We hope to hear of further success next year from the University."
  88. ^ G.W.A. Bush, Decently and In Order: The Government of the City of Auckland 1840–1971, Collins, 1971, p.587.
  89. ^ Cyclopedia Company Limited (1902). "Mr. John Patterson". The Cyclopedia of New Zealand : Auckland Provincial District. Christchurch: The Cyclopedia of New Zealand. Retrieved 7 August 2012. 
  90. ^ Cricket Players Profile: Martin Pringle
  91. ^ Anthony George Ravlich, Freedom from Our Social Prisons: The Rise of Social, and Cultural Rights, Lexington Books, New York, 2008, p. 255.
  92. ^ St Peter's Magazine 1968, p. 21: "From Howick Convent, Martin has been with us for seven years and has set an impressive academic record each year. He was Dux in Forms 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6J and was narrowly beaten for Dux of the College. Martin was a prefect this year, a member of the Y.C.S. and was placed second in the Speech Cup last year. His interests are mostly academic but he also enjoys swimming, surfing, sailing, squash, tramping, table tennis, dancing, playing the mouth-organ and wool-pressing. Plans a PhD ultimately (in Physics). We wish you every success Martin"; Martin Reyners; List of Fellows of the Royal Society of New Zealand: [5].
  93. ^ "Rumble@Homegrown", SPCOBA, News (Retrieved 31 October 2013)
  94. ^ Liam Napier, "Six new faces for All Blacks", Stuff News, 2 June 2013. (Retrieved 2 June 2013)
  95. ^ Jack Leigh, "A Final spin of the Globe", NZ Herald, 20 June 1998, p. H5.
  96. ^ "Obituaries: Pat Sheahan", SPOBA (Retrieved 1 November 2013)
  97. ^ Waterson, D. B. "Sheehan, John 1844–1885". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography. Ministry for Culture and Heritage. Retrieved 7 April 2011. 
  98. ^ St Peter's Magazine 2010, p. 96.
  99. ^ Denny Solomona, Official Website of the Melbourne Storm (Retrieved 9 July 2013)
  100. ^ Dr Martin Sullivan
  101. ^ St Peter's College Magazine 1982, p. 58; St Peter's College Magazine 1985, p. 8; John Tamihere and Helen Bain, John Tamihere Black and White, Reed, Auckland, 2004, pp. 33–44; the notorious interview with Ian Wishart of Investigate Magazine demonstrated John Tamihere's frustration with aspects of politics and his conservative approach which made it difficult for him in the New Zealand Labour Party. The interview also cast an interesting light on the strained relationship between him and Chris Carter, both in the cabinet in 2004 and both old boys of St Peter's College: Ian Wishart, "The Ghost in the Machine: Former Cabinet Minister John Tamihere's most candid interview ever", Investigate Magazine, April 2005, p. 32.
  102. ^ Scholefield, Guy (1950) [First published in 1913]. New Zealand Parliamentary Record, 1840–1949 (3rd ed.). Wellington: Govt. Printer. pp. 39, 144. 
  103. ^ "Blues 2017 Squad Guide" (PDF). All Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  104. ^ "Jordan Trainor Blues Player Profile". Blues Rugby. Retrieved 3 November 2016. 
  105. ^ New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001, p. 884.
  106. ^ "Patrick Tuipulotu Auckland Player Profile". Auckland Rugby. Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  107. ^ "Patrick Tuipulotu Player Statistics". Retrieved 25 October 2013. 
  108. ^ St Peter's College Magazine 1982, p. 58; The Press, Martin Van Beynen: [6].
  109. ^ Cherie Taylor, "Shortland Street actor Reid helps feathered friend", The Daily Post, 10 April 2012 (retrieved 11 April 2012)
  110. ^ Matthew Littlewood, "Wild about Harry", Stuff news, 27 October 2014 (Retrieved 11 August 2016)
  111. ^ Reid Walker, TVNZ Shortland Street (Retrieved 11 August)
  112. ^ John Walsh, "More than bricks and mortar: The writings of an anarchic presence in the world of architecture," The New Zealand Listener, 11 April, 2013.
  113. ^ Zac Williams, 2016 NZ Olympic Team (Retrieved 2 August 2016)St Peter's College Newsletter, 29 July 2016, Newsletter 12/16, p. 10 (Retrieved 2 August 2016)
  114. ^ Zealand Musician Magazine; Smokefreerockquest past winners; "Sam Hunt Writing Competition", St Peter's College Magazine 2007, p. 65.

Main sources[edit]

  • Zealandia, 1939–1990.
  • St Peter's College Magazines, St Peter's College, Auckland, 1948–2008.
  • St Peter's College Silver Jubilee 1939–1964, Christian Brothers Old Boys Association, Auckland, 1964.
  • J.C. O'Neill, The History of the Work of the Christian Brothers in New Zealand, unpublished Dip. Ed. thesis, University of Auckland, 1968.
  • Felix Donnelly, One Priest's Life, Australia and New Zealand Book Company, Auckland, 1982.
  • Paul Malcolm Robertson, Nga Parata Karaitiana The Christian Brothers, A Public Culture in Transition, A Comparative Study of the Indian and New Zealand Provinces, an unpublished thesis for MA in Anthropology, University of Auckland, 1996.
  • NZ Catholic : the national Catholic newspaper, 1996– present.
  • Graeme Donaldson, To All Parts of the Kingdom: Christian Brothers In New Zealand 1876–2001, Christian Brothers New Zealand Province, Christchurch, 2001.
  • New Zealand Who's Who Aotearoa 2001, Alistair Taylor, Wellington, 2001.
  • Nicholas Reid, James Michael Liston: A Life, Victoria University Press, Wellington, 2006.
  • Elliott, Matt (2015). On This Rock: 75 Years of St Peter's College, Mountain Road. St Peter's College, Auckland. ISBN 978-0-473-331542.