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Sir Michael Hardie Boys
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17th Governor-General of New Zealand
In office
21 March 1996 – 21 March 2001
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister Jim Bolger (1996–1997)
Jenny Shipley (1997–1999)
Helen Clark (1999–2001)
Preceded by Dame Catherine Tizard
Succeeded by Dame Silvia Cartwright
Personal details
Born 6 October 1931 (1931-10-06) (age 89)
Wellington, New Zealand
Spouse(s) Mary Zohrab
Profession Judge

Sir Michael Hardie Boys (born 6 October 1931) is a New Zealand jurist and was the country's 17th Governor-General, from 1996 to 2001.

In 2004, he stated his opposition to New Zealand becoming a republic, stating in an interview: "If it ain't broke, don't fix it."



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