Jerry Mateparae

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Birthday
14, 1954
Birthplace
New Zealand
Birth Sign
Scorpio
Birthday
14, 1954 (age 63)
Birthplace
New Zealand

About

Politician who began serving as Governor-General of New Zealand in 2011. He had previously served from 2006-2011 as Chief of the New Zealand Defence Force.

Before Fame

He joined the New Zealand Army in 1972 and served the United Nations' Truce Supervision Organization.

Trivia

He was appointed Director of the Government Communications Security Bureau in 2011, but stepped down to take his position as Governor-General.

Family Life

He had five children, three with his first wife (who passed away in 1990) and two with his second wife.

Associated With

He was recommended for the position of Governor- General by New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.