New Zealand farewells Prof Sir Paul Callaghan

Scientist and business visionary Prof Sir Paul Callaghan died in the company of his family at home in Wellington at 9am on Saturday the 24th March 2012, following a long battle with cancer.

In the wake of his passing, news media, institutions and individuals have paid tribute to one of New Zealand’s most honoured scientists.

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Further accolades and tributes to Sir Paul’s life:

Massey University, Federated Farmers, Sir Ken Stevens, The MacDiarmid Institute, Mayor Celia Wade-Brown, Prof Sir Peter Gluckman, The Green Party, The Labour Party, Science New Zealand, Victoria University and  The New Zealand Government.

Over a hundred personal tributes, condolences and shared memories have been posted on Sir Paul Callaghan’s personal blog site in response to his passing.