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Dr Ranginui Walker named NZer of the Year top ten finalist

Published: 12:25PM Monday December 28, 2015

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Dr Ranginui Walker has been named in the top ten New Zealander of the Year list.

The Māori academic is part of a list that includes All Blacks captain Richie McCaw and lawyer Mai Chen among the nominees.

Over 330 nominations were received for the award.

The judging panel will announce the final shortlist of three nominees who will be in the running for the title in January.

On February 17 the winner will be named in Auckland.

Here is the full list:

  • Dame Margaret Bazley
  • Professor Mike Berridge
  • Mai Chen
  • Rob Fenwick
  • Dick Frizzell
  • Richie McCaw
  • Dame Suzie Moncrieff
  • Louise Nicholas
  • Dr Jim Salinger
  • Dr Ranginui Walker