Daniel Nicholson

Daniel Nicholson serves as Treasurer of the organisation and is currently nearing completion of a BA/LLB at the University of Auckland with a double major in Politics and Human Geography. Daniel is focused on advocating for secular education (completely free from...

Max Wallace

Max Wallace was a former student at the University of Auckland and the University of Waikato where he graduated with a Masters Honours degree in 1976. Family circumstances caused him to return to Australia. He completed a PhD at Macquarie University. Thereafter he...

Peter Harrison

Peter joined the Association in 2009 seeking other rationalists. Peter founded the New Zealand Open Source Society in 2002 and was President of the Society until 2007. In 2011 he became the Editor of ‘The Open Society’, the official journal of the NZARH....

Judith de Leeuwe

Judith joined the Association in 1999. Rationalism, humanism, and atheism were some of the first words she understood in her early childhood as both parents were active members for many years. Judith has worked for over 20 years in the motor industry. Her interests...

Shabbir Wasiullah

Shabbir was originally from Dhaka, Bangladesh. He lived and studied in Kentucky, USA for 7 years. After graduating with a degree in Economics from the University of Kentucky he moved to NZ in 1999 with his wife. He washed his hands of religion around 2005 and now a...

John Murphy

John has been a member of the NZARH since 1992. He is passionate about science, and physics in particular. John is interested in debunking many religious and pseudo-science interpretations of quantum theory, and was once labelled “a Jesuit for science” by...