Player Profile

Ngati Porou East Coast

0244 Koro M. Dewes

Birthday April 7, 1930
Height N/A
Weight N/A
Birthplace Horoera
Previous Clubs Rangitukia Rangers

Full Name: Te Kapunga Matemoana ‘Koro’ Dewes

Also played:

    • Counties (Tuakau) 1959-60-61 (23g,2t)
    • Poverty Bay – East Coast 1955-56 (2g)
    • King Country – Counties 1959
    • Olympians Club 1957
    • Tai Rawhiti 1953-54
    • Tai Tokerau (Auckland) 1962
    • North Island Minor Unions 1952

Career: 58g, 8t, 1p

Later a lecturer at Victoria University and prominent spokesman on Maori affairs. Awarded a Doctorate of Literature for services to education.

Father of Campbell Dewes (East Coast) 1982(5) Tokararangi 1983(3) -87-88-89(3)-90(9)-91-94(5)-97(9),KK Combined 1995(6)-96

Died 17.08.2010, Te Araroa, aged 80