List of honorary doctors of the University of New Zealand

The following is a complete list of honorary (also known as honoris causa) doctorates issued by the University of New Zealand before it was disestablished in 1961 and its constituent colleges raised to full university status. It does not include normal doctorates of the same name which were awarded over the same period.

Year Recipient[1] Degree
1931 Ernest Rutherford DSc
1932 Leonard Cockayne DSc
1935 Diamond Jenness Litt.D.
1937 Te Rangi Hīroa DSc
1940 George Julius DSc
1941 William Sinclair Marris Litt.D.
1942 William Blaxland Benham DSc
1943 Alexander Aitken DSc
1948 Āpirana Turupa Ngata Litt.D
1949 William Beveridge Litt.D.
1949 Ronald Syme Litt.D
1949 Patrick Marshall DSc
1950 Thomas Hunter (psychologist) Litt.D
1950 Raymond Priestley DSc
1951 William Noel Benson DSc
1951 James Hight LL.D.
1951 James Bryant Conant DSc
1952 Bernard Cyril Freyberg LL.D.
1953 Bruce Levy DSc
1954 Charles Cotton LL.D.
1955 Arthur Sims LL.D.
1955 Howard Kippenberger LL.D.
1955 Harold Mattingly Litt.D.
1955 John Tresidder Sheppard Litt.D.
1956 William Davies (botanist)[2] DSc
1957 Frank Macfarlane Burnet LL.D.
1957 John Bell Condliffe Litt.D.
1957 Arthur William Baden Powell DSc
1957 Theodore Rigg DSc
1957 Leonard John Wild[3] DSc
1959 Henry George Forder[4] DSc
1960 William Lawrence Bragg DSc
1960 Arnold Wall DSc
1961 Charles John Lyttelton LL.D.
1961 William Hollis Cocker[5] LL.D.
1961 George Alexander Currie LL.D.
1961 Ian Alistair Gordon[6][7] Litt.D
1961 Arthur Espie Porritt LL.D.
1961 David Stanley Smith LL.D.
1961 Thomas Duncan MacGregor Stout LL.D.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "The National Library of Wales :: Dictionary of Welsh Biography". Wbo.llgc.org.uk. 28 July 1968. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  2. ^ "Wild, Leonard John – Biography – Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand". Teara.govt.nz. 23 July 1970. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  3. ^ "Forder biography". Groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  4. ^ "William Hollis Cocker | NZETC". Nzetc.victoria.ac.nz. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  5. ^ "Ian Alistair Gordon | NZETC". Nzetc.victoria.ac.nz. 4 June 1963. Retrieved 26 June 2014.
  6. ^ http://viaf.org/viaf/109557837/