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List of notable or famous professors from New Zealand, with bios and photos, including the top professors born in New Zealand and even some popular professors who immigrated to New Zealand. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Kiwi professors then this list is the perfect resource for you. These professors are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known professor from New Zealand is included when available.

List people include Charles E. M. Pearce, Paul Moon and many additional people as well.

This historic professors from New Zealand list can help answer the questions "Who are some Kiwi professors of note?" and "Who are the most famous professors from New Zealand?" These prominent professors of New Zealand may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Kiwi professors.

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August H. "Augie" Auer Jr was an atmospheric scientist and meteorologist in New Zealand. As a boy growing up in St. Louis, Missouri, Auer was reportedly fascinated by weather. After a freak winter storm caused havoc in his home town, he decided to become a meteorologist. He studied meteorology at Colorado State University before getting a job at the University of Wyoming. Auer was a Professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Wyoming for 22 years. A land use typing method to classify land as urban or rural, based on work he published in 1978, is used by the United States Environmental Protection Agency and by the Jamaican National Environment and Planning Agency. His most ...more

Age: Died at 67 (1940-2007)

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Bill Manhire is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Professors from New Zealand
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William "Bill" Manhire, CNZM is a New Zealand poet, short story writer, professor, and New Zealand's inaugural Poet Laureate. ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Invercargill, New Zealand

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Charles Edward Miller Pearce was a New Zealand/Australian mathematician. At the time of his death on 8 June 2012 he was the Elder Professor of Mathematics at the University of Adelaide. ...more

Age: Died at 72 (1940-2012)

Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

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James Belich is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Professors from New Zealand
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James Christopher Belich, ONZM, is a New Zealand historian, known for his work on the New Zealand Wars and on New Zealand history more generally. One of his major works on the 19th-century clash between Māori and Pākehā, the "revisionist" study The New Zealand Wars, was also published in an American edition and adapted into a television series and DVD. As of 2013 Belich works as the Beit Professor of Imperial and Commonwealth History and as the Director of the Oxford Centre for Global History at the University of Oxford. ...more

Age: 62

Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

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