Distinguished Alumni Awards

The University of Waikato celebrates and honours graduates who have made outstanding contributions to their professions or communities by presenting them with a Distinguished Alumni Award. For a list of the University's Honorary Doctorate recipients, click here.

2022 Awardees

Jennifer Kerr


Bachelor of Arts 1986
Graduate Diploma in Psychology 2014

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Hinerangi Raumati MNZM

Governor and Māori Business Leader

Bachelor of Management Studies 1991
Master of Management Studies 1994

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Justice Leilani Tuala-Warren

Supreme Court Judge

Bachelor of Laws 1997
Master of Laws (Dist) 1998

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Jamie Tuuta

Māori Business Leader and Director

Bachelor of Science 2000

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If you know of an alumnus who you believe should be considered for a Distinguished Alumni Award, please contact the alumni team to discuss further.