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Maurice Symes is a former New Zealand international lawn bowler.
He competed in the singles at the 1986 Commonwealth Games in Edinburgh, Scotland. Four years later he won a bronze medal for New Zealand when he was part of the pairs team at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in Auckland, New Zealand. His pairs partner was Rowan Brassey.
He won three medals at the Asia Pacific Bowls Championships including a gold medal in the 1985 pairs at Tweed Heads, New South Wales.
He won the 1985 pairs title with Geoff Hawken at the New Zealand National Bowls Championships when bowling for the Hawera Park Bowls Club. Remarkably 36 years later he won a second national title winning the fours with John Gray, Craig MacDonell and Steve Beel.