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List of famous alumni from Te Aute College, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Te Aute College include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Te Aute College alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Te Aute College are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Te Aute College.

This list has everything from Piri Weepu to Pita Sharples.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Te Aute College?” and “Which celebrities are Te Aute College alumni?”
Apirana Ngata is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Te Aute College Alumni
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Sir Āpirana Turupa Ngata was a prominent New Zealand politician and lawyer. He has often been described as the foremost Māori politician to have ever served in Parliament, and is also known for his work in promoting and protecting Māori culture and language. ...more

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Age: Died at 76 (1874-1950)

Birthplace: Te Araroa, New Zealand

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Pita Sharples is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Te Aute College Alumni
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Pita Russell Sharples CBE is a Māori academic and politician, who was a co-leader of the Māori Party from 2004 to 2013, and a minister outside Cabinet in the National Party-led government from 2008 to 2014. He was the member of Parliament for the Tāmaki Makaurau electorate in Auckland since the 2005 ...more

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Age: 74

Birthplace: Waipawa, New Zealand

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Maui Pomare is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Te Aute College Alumni
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Sir Maui Wiremu Pita Naera Pomare, KBE, CMG was a New Zealand doctor and politician, being counted among the more prominent Māori political figures. He is particularly known for his efforts to improve Māori health and living conditions. He was a member of the Ngati Mutunga iwi originally from North ...more

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Profession: Physician

Age: Died at 54 (1876-1930)

Birthplace: Urenui, New Zealand

Te Rangi Hīroa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Te Aute College Alumni
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Te Rangi Hīroa, also known as Sir Peter Henry Buck, KCMG, DSO, was a prominent member of the Ngāti Mutunga Māori iwi. He was a doctor, military leader, health administrator, politician, anthropologist and museum director. ...more

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Profession: Physician

Age: Died at 74 (1877-1951)

Birthplace: Urenui, New Zealand

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