Maurice Eathorne - 1989

Maurice was born in Waimate in 1930. He commenced Police duty in December 1950, when he was posted to Timaru.  Maurice then served for 14 years in Kurow, before transferring back to Timaru, where he served until his retirement in 1989.

Maurice was an active member of district committees of the NZ Police Association. In Kurow, he was their National Councillor to Conference for two years. He joined the Timaru committee when he transferred back there in 1975. He was then elected Chairman in 1977, a position he held until he retired from Police in 1989.

Maurice was awarded life membership in 1989.