Michael Powles

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Michael John Powles
High Commissioner
of  New Zealand
to  Fiji
In office
1980–1982
Preceded byDavid Keith McDowell
Succeeded byLindsay Johnstone Watt
Ambassador
of  New Zealand
to  Indonesia
In office
1982–1986
Preceded byRichard Nottage
Succeeded byGordon Noel Parkinson
Ambassador
of  New Zealand
to  China
In office
1990–1993
Preceded byLindsay Johnstone Watt
Succeeded byChristopher Elder
Permanent Representative
of  New Zealand
to  United Nations Headquarters
In office
1996–2001
Preceded byColin Keating
Succeeded byDon MacKay
Personal details
Born24 July 1939
Wellington
Spouse(s)Dale Croucher, d. of Donald and Rachael Croucher, 1964: separated
Childrenone son, two daughters
MotherEileen (née Nicholls)
FatherGuy Powles
EducationWanganui Collegiate School
Alma mater1962. Master of Laws, Vict Univ.

Michael John Powles is a retired diplomat of New Zealand. He served as Permanent Representative to the United Nations from 1996 to 2001 and as President of UNICEF in 1998.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Guy Hardy Scholefield, Who's who in New Zealand, 1991, [1]p. 509