Born 1907. At the time of his appointment to the Order he was the senior New Zealand Privy Counsellor (appointed 1968). He was a Judge of the High Court from 1957 to 1962 and the Court of Appeal from 1962 to 1976. He was President of the Court of Appeal from 1973 to 1976. He made an outstanding contribution to public administration and the law.
Citation prepared 1994