Ask about Sir John Kirwan
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Key Points
  • Sir John Kirwan received a Knighthood in 2012 for his contribution to rugby union and for his services to heighten public awareness of depression.
  • In 1988, John scored a tally of 10 tries in five tests, against Wales and Australia.
  • John retired from the All Blacks in 1994, his 63 tests having brought him 35 tries, which was then the New Zealand record.
  • He is an his ambassador for Westpac and ATEED (Auckland Tourism) and continues raising the profile and assisting with the mental health initiatives.
  • He is also a member of the Auckland Rescue Helicopter Trust Board.
  • Rugby union and sports
  • Mental illness and health