Selwyn Maister

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Selwyn Maister
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Full name Selwyn Gerald Maister
Born (1946-05-24) 24 May 1946 (age 71)
Christchurch, New Zealand

Selwyn Gerald Maister QSM (born 24 May 1946) is a former New Zealand field hockey player, who was a member of the national team that won the golden medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

Maister was awarded the Queen's Service Medal in the 2012 New Year Honours, for services to hockey.[1] Dr Maister earned a D.Phil in Inorganic Chemistry from Magdalen College, Oxford as a Rhodes Scholar, arriving in 1969.[2]

He is a brother of hockey player Barry Maister.


  1. ^ "New Year Honours List 2012". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 31 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Rhodes House Olympians". Retrieved 21 March 2017.