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Sir John Graham : sportsman, master, mentor

Author: Bill Francis
Publisher: [Wellington, N.Z.] : Trio Books, [2011]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English
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He prickled Cabinet ministers, told rugby officials where they were going wrong, wouldn't appoint female teachers to his staff at Auckland Grammar and, though he had been an All Black captain, refused to attend matches during the 1981 Springbok tour. This is just a taste of the extraordinary life of Sir John Graham, for two decades New Zealand's leading boys educationist.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: John Graham
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bill Francis
ISBN: 9780986461521 0986461520
OCLC Number: 748759215
Description: 249 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Country boy --
2. Teacher --
3. Sportsman --
4. All Black captain --
5. Apartheid --
6. Headmaster --
7. Education politics --
8. The kingmaker --
9. Mentor --
10. Black Caps manager --
11. Nga Tapuwae --
12. Business --
13. Staying with sport --
14. Faith, family and reflections.
Other Titles: John Graham
Responsibility: Bill Francis.

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He prickled Cabinet ministers, told rugby officials where they were going wrong, wouldn't appoint female teachers to his staff at Auckland Grammar and, though he had been an All Black captain, refused to attend matches during the 1981 Springbok tour. This is just a taste of the extraordinary life of Sir John Graham, for two decades New Zealand's leading boys educationist.

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