Michael Hardie Boys

Sir Michael Hardie Boys, GNZM, GCMG, QSO (born 6 October 1931) is a New Zealand retired lawyer, judge, and jurist who served as the 17th Governor-General of New Zealand, in office from 1996 to 2001.


Sir Michael Hardie Boys

Hardie Boys in 2001
17th Governor-General of New Zealand
In office
21 March 1996  21 March 2001
MonarchElizabeth II
Prime MinisterJim Bolger
Jenny Shipley
Helen Clark
Preceded byCatherine Tizard
Succeeded bySilvia Cartwright
Personal details
Born (1931-10-06) 6 October 1931 (age 89)
Wellington, New Zealand
Spouse(s)Mary Zohrab
ProfessionJudge