Dr FARAH Rangikoepa PALMER ONZM, BPhEd, PhD

Ngāti Maniapoto, Waikato [Ngāti Mahuta ki te hauāuru]
RUGBY

 

An Officer of the NZ Order of Merit, Farah represented Otago, Waikato and Manawatū and NZ Black Ferns 1996-06 (Captain) and was part of the team that won 3 World Cups in 1998, 2002 and 2006.

Awarded International Women’s Personality of the Year by the IRB, Member of the IRB Hall of Fame and the provincial women’s competition was named Farah Palmer Cup in her honour.

Dr Palmer is currently Associate Dean-Maori & Senior Lecturer at Massey University’s Business School, NZRU Board Member and Sport NZ Board Member.


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