30 Notable alumni of
Lincoln University, New Zealand

Lincoln University, New Zealand is 1953rd in the world, 38th in Oceania, and 7th in New Zealand by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 30 notable alumni from Lincoln University, New Zealand sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Kwame Nkrumah

    Kwame Nkrumah
    Born in
    Ghana Flag Ghana
    Years
    1909-1972 (aged 63)
    Enrolled in Lincoln University, New Zealand
    Graduated with Bachelor of Arts in theology
    Occupations
    lecturerdiplomatwriterteacherpolitician
    Biography

    Kwame Nkrumah was a Ghanaian politician, political theorist, and revolutionary. He was the first Prime Minister and President of Ghana, having led the Gold Coast to independence from Britain in 1957. An influential advocate of Pan-Africanism, Nkrumah was a founding member of the Organization of African Unity and winner of the Lenin Peace Prize from the Soviet Union in 1962.

  2. Richie McCaw

    Richie McCaw
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1980-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Richard Hugh McCaw is a retired New Zealand professional rugby union player. He captained the national team, the All Blacks, in 110 out of his 148 test matches, and won two Rugby World Cups. He has won the World Rugby player of the year award a joint record three times and was the most capped test rugby player of all time from August 2015 to October 2020. McCaw was awarded World Rugby player of the decade (2011–2020) in 2021. Richie is also the winner for New Zealand sportsman of the decade award, the highest sporting honor a sports individual can achieve in New Zealand.

  3. Charles Upham

    Charles Upham
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1908-1994 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    farmer
    Biography

    Charles Hazlitt Upham, was a New Zealand soldier who was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) twice during the Second World War - for gallantry in Crete in May 1941, and in Egypt, in July 1942. He was the most recent of only three people to receive the VC twice, the only one to receive two VCs during the Second World War and the only combat soldier to receive the award twice. As a result, Upham is often described as the most highly decorated Commonwealth soldier of that war, as the VC is the Commonwealth's highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy.

  4. Mark Inglis

    Mark Inglis
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    winegrowermountaineersport cyclist
    Biography

    Mark Joseph Inglis is a New Zealand mountaineer, researcher, winemaker and motivational speaker. He holds a degree in Human Biochemistry from Lincoln University, New Zealand, and has conducted research on leukaemia. He is also an accomplished cyclist and, as a double leg amputee, won a silver medal in the 1 km time trial event at the 2000 Summer Paralympics in Sydney. He is the first double amputee to reach the summit of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world.

  5. Richie Mo'unga

    Richie Mo'unga
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Richard Fou'a Mo'unga is a New Zealand rugby union player who currently plays as a First five-eighth for Canterbury in the Bunnings NPC, the Crusaders in Super Rugby, and the All Blacks.

  6. George Whitelock

    George Whitelock
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    George Braeden Whitelock is a former New Zealand rugby union player. He played for the Crusaders in the Super Rugby competition and Canterbury in the Air New Zealand Cup. He played as a flanker.

  7. David Carter

    David Carter
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sir David Cunningham Carter is a New Zealand National Party politician who served as the 29th Speaker of the New Zealand House of Representatives from 2013 to 2017 and as a Cabinet Minister in the Fourth and Fifth National Governments. He represented the Selwyn electorate in the 44th Parliament and the Banks Peninsula electorate in the 45th Parliament. He served as a list MP from 1999 until he retired at the 2020 election.

  8. Damien O'Connor

    Damien O'Connor
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Damien Peter O'Connor is a New Zealand Labour Party politician who currently serves as Minister of Agriculture, Minister for Biosecurity, Minister for Trade and Export Growth, Minister for Land Information and Minister for Rural Communities in the Sixth Labour Government. He previously served as a cabinet minister in the Fifth Labour Government. He has been a member of Parliament since 1993 and currently represents the West Coast-Tasman electorate.

  9. Robbie Fruean

    Robbie Fruean
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Robert Fruean is a retired New Zealand rugby union footballer. He is a midfield back and plays outside centre (13) and sometimes on the wing. He is a former Porirua College head boy. He is of Samoan heritage.

  10. Joe Moody

    Joe Moody
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Joseph Paul Tamatea Moody is a New Zealand rugby union footballer who plays as a prop for the Crusaders in Super Rugby and Canterbury in the ITM Cup. He made his debut for New Zealand in 2014 and has since won 46 international caps.

  11. Jeremy Rockliff

    Jeremy Rockliff
    Born in
    Australia Flag Australia
    Years
    1970-.. (age 52)
    Occupations
    politicianfarmer
    Biography

    Jeremy Page Rockliff is an Australian politician who has been serving as the 47th Premier of Tasmania since April 2022, after the resignation of Peter Gutwein as Premier. He has been a Liberal Party member of the Tasmanian House of Assembly in the Division of Braddon since the 2002 election. He was the Deputy Premier of Tasmania from 2014 to 2022 before becoming Premier.

  12. Sam Bosworth

    Sam Bosworth
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    coxswain
    Biography

    Sam Bosworth is a New Zealand coxswain. He is an Olympic champion and was the first male coxswain to win an international elite rowing event in a female crew.

  13. Lindsay Tisch

    Lindsay Tisch
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    William Lindsay Tisch, known as Lindsay Tisch, is a New Zealand politician, and member of the National Party.

  14. Paul Quinn

    Paul Quinn
    Years
    1951-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    rugby union playerpolitician
    Biography

    Bernard Paul Quinn is a New Zealand businessman, former rugby union player and politician, and a member of the National Party. He was elected into the 49th New Zealand Parliament in 2008 by way of the party list and served for one term until 2011. In 2013, he had the option of returning to Parliament following the resignation of MP Jackie Blue as he was the highest ranked person on the party list, but he declined the opportunity, instead making way for Paul Foster-Bell.

  15. Jack Stratton

    Jack Stratton
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    Jack Stratton is a New Zealand rugby union player who plays for the Crusaders in the Super Rugby competition. His position of choice is scrum-half.

  16. John Hayes

    John Hayes
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1948-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politiciandiplomat
    Biography

    John Bernard Hayes is a New Zealand politician and diplomat. He represented the electorate of Wairarapa for the National Party from 2005 to 2014.

  17. Doug Edmeades

    Doug Edmeades
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Douglas Charles Edmeades is a New Zealand soil scientist. He was involved in high-profile litigation in relation to the effectiveness of the Maxicrop brand of fertiliser.

  18. Ainsley Iggo

    Ainsley Iggo
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1924-2012 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    university teacherphysiologist
    Biography

    Ainsley Iggo FRS was a New Zealand born neurophysiologist.

  19. Turi Carroll

    Turi Carroll
    Years
    1890-1975 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    politicianfarmer
    Biography

    Sir Alfred Thomas "Turi" Carroll KBE was a New Zealand tribal leader, farmer and local politician. Of Māori descent, he identified with the Ngāti Kahungunu iwi and was a nephew of Sir James Carroll.

  20. Ronald Trotter

    Ronald Trotter
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1927-2010 (aged 83)
    Enrolled in Lincoln University, New Zealand
    Studied in 1948
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Sir Ronald Ramsay Trotter was one of New Zealand's pre-eminent business leaders. He was knighted for his service to business in 1985.

  21. Kelvin Coe

    Kelvin Coe
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Biography

    Kelvin John Coe was the Mayor of Selwyn District in New Zealand from 2007 to 2016.

  22. John Hotop

    John Hotop
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1929-2015 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    rugby union player
    Biography

    John Hotop was a New Zealand rugby union player. A first five-eighth, Hotop represented Bush, Manawatu, Canterbury, and Otago at a provincial level. He was a member of the New Zealand national side, the All Blacks, in 1952 and 1955. Three internationals against Australia were the full extent of his involvement with the All Blacks.

  23. Helen Hughes

    Helen Hughes
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1929-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    botanistteacherscientistcivil servant
    Biography

    Helen Hannah Rigg Hughes is a New Zealand botanist. She served as New Zealand's first Parliamentary Commissioner for the Environment from 1987 to 1996.

  24. Lloyd Evans

    Lloyd Evans
    Years
    1927-2015 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    physiologist
    Biography

    Lloyd Thomas Evans AO FRS FAA was a New Zealand plant physiologist who made his career in Australia.

  25. Lesley Rhodes

    Lesley Rhodes
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Lesley Louise Rhodes is a New Zealand scientist. She is the co-leader of the Nationally Significant Database programme for the Cawthron Institute. In the 2017 Queen's Birthday Honours, she was named as a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit in recognition for her contributions to science and marine farming.

  26. Priscilla M. Wehi

    Priscilla M. Wehi
    Occupations
    ecologistresearcherbiologist
    Biography

    Priscilla M. Wehi is a New Zealand ethnobiologist and conservation biologist. As at July 2021 she is an associate professor at the University of Otago and on the first of that month officially undertook the role of director of Te Pūnaha Matatini, a centre of research excellence in complex systems and data analytics. During the COVID-19 pandemic in New Zealand Te Pūnaha Matatini scientists have developed mathematical models of the spread of the virus across the country that influence the New Zealand government's response to the outbreak. In 2021 Wehi was awarded the Hill Tinsley Medal.

  27. Lance McCaskill

    Lance McCaskill
    Born in
    New Zealand Flag New Zealand
    Years
    1900-1985 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    writeracademicbotanical collector
    Biography

    Lancelot William McCaskill was a New Zealand agricultural instructor, lecturer, conservationist and writer. Born in Winchester, South Canterbury, New Zealand, he became aware of soil erosion problems in 1929 and argued in favour of land management and conservation over downstream engineering solutions. His long career of public advocacy for soil conservation made him a pioneer of environmentalism, as it is understood today.

  28. David Meates

    David Meates
    Enrolled in Lincoln University, New Zealand
    1980-1984 graduated with Bachelor of Science in Agriculture
    Occupations
    chief executive officer
    Biography

    David William Meates is a New Zealand business leader in Christchurch, New Zealand, and son of former All Black, Bill Meates. He was chief executive of Canterbury and West Coast District Health Boards until September 4 2020.

  29. Henry Arthur Knight

    Henry Arthur Knight
    Years
    1860-..
    Occupations
    farmerchairperson
    Biography

    Henry Arthur Knight was a New Zealand sheep farmer, racehorse owner, and local politician. He was the first student and the third director of the Canterbury Agricultural College.

  30. Patricia M. Fraser

    Patricia M. Fraser
    Enrolled in Lincoln University, New Zealand
    1988-1992 graduated with Doctor of Philosophy
    Occupations
    soil scientist
    Biography

    Patricia M. Fraser is a New Zealand soil scientist at Crown Research Institute Plant & Food Research in Lincoln. Her work focuses on the role of earthworms in the soil, and nitrate leaching, to further understand soil quality in cropping systems. She won a 2020 New Zealand Woman of Influence Award in the Rural category.