Selwyn Maister
Selwyn Maister (cropped).jpg
Maister in 2017
Personal information
Full nameSelwyn Gerald Maister
Born (1946-05-24) 24 May 1946 (age 76)
Christchurch, New Zealand
RelativesBarry Maister (brother)

Selwyn Gerald Maister QSM (born 24 May 1946) is a former New Zealand field hockey player, who was a member of the national team that won the golden medal at the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal.

Maister was awarded the Queen's Service Medal in the 2012 New Year Honours, for services to hockey.[1] Maister earned a DPhil in inorganic chemistry from Magdalen College, Oxford, as a Rhodes Scholar, arriving in 1969.[2]

He is a brother of hockey player Barry Maister.


  1. ^ "New Year honours list 2012". Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. 31 December 2011. Retrieved 8 January 2018.
  2. ^ "Rhodes House Olympians". Archived from the original on 26 February 2017. Retrieved 21 March 2017.