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The Right Reverend and Honourable

Sir Paul Reeves

ONZ GCMG GCVO QSO KStJ
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Reeves in 1987
Chancellor of Auckland University of Technology
In office
1 February 2005 – 13 August 2011
Succeeded by John Maasland
15th Governor-General of New Zealand
In office
22 November 1985 – 20 November 1990
Monarch Elizabeth II
Prime Minister David Lange (1985–1989)
Geoffrey Palmer (1989–1990)
Mike Moore (1990)
Preceded by Sir David Beattie
Succeeded by Dame Catherine Tizard
Personal details
Born
Paul Alfred Reeves

(1932-12-06)6 December 1932
Wellington, New Zealand
Died 14 August 2011(2011-08-14) (aged 78)
Auckland, New Zealand
Nationality New Zealand
Spouse(s) Beverley Watkins
Children 3
Profession Anglican Bishop

Sir Paul Alfred Reeves (6 December 1932 – 14 August 2011) was a New Zealand politician and archbishop. He was the Archbishop and Primate of New Zealand from 1980 to 1985 and the 15th Governor-General of New Zealand from 22 November 1985 to 20 November 1990.

He was the first Chancellor of Auckland University of Technology.

In July 2011, Reeves announced that he had been diagnosed with cancer. He died of the disease in Auckland, New Zealand, aged 78.


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