Peter Lamont

Peter Lamont, (1951-1955)

Died 16 May 2015, aged 77

Peter was Head Prefect in 1955, in the First XV 1953-1955, the Senior Sprint Champion in 1954, the Inter-school Sprint Champion 1954-1955, Intermediate Athletic Champion 1953 and was a New Zealand Junior Sprint Champion.

He went on to play Senior rugby for North Shore, and represented Auckland in its Second XV. Peter coached North Shore seniors, Auckland Under-18 and Auckland Colts, and was the North Harbour assistant coach to fellow Old Boy P.R.T. Thorburn. He was President North Harbour RFU from 1944-1996.

Peter worked for school supplies firms A.N. Rush and P.T. Walsh, then started his own business, Auckland Educational Supplies. He later sold the business and became a life insurance agent with Colonial Mutual, before moving on to sell real estate.

He was the beloved husband of Norma, father and father-in-law of Sean and Lynette, Sarah and Warren, and Brigid and Dean, and adored Papa of Ben and Jessica, Harry, Liam and Jane, and Ryan and Romy.