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The Doyenne of New Zealand is Ms. Joan Edith Brennan (born 10 March 1912, 110).
She became the oldest known living person in New Zealand after the death of 109-year-old Ronald Hermanns on 30 August 2021.
Ms. Brennan currently lives in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.
Confirmed alive at 110: https://the110club.com/joan-brennan-110-t27369.html#p40141395
 
The Doyen of New Zealand is Laurence Reynolds (born 5 April 1915, 106).
He became the oldest known living man in New Zealand after the death of Mr. Mitchell, on 8 November 2021.
Mr. Reynolds currently lives in Auckland, North Island, New Zealand.
At 106:

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Mr. Reynolds, Doyen of New Zealand, sadly passed away on 17 May 2022: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/former-heart-doctor-laurence-reynolds-dies-aged-107-believed-new-zealands-oldest-man/USNZVZHYLDBDLQMSXVYOFHEOCQ/

The new Doyen of New Zealand is Jack Coe (born 11 May 1916, 106).
He became the oldest known living man in New Zealand after the death of Mr. Reynolds, on 17 May 2022.
Mr. Coe currently lives in New Zealand.
At almost 106: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/whanganui-chronicle/news/anzac-day-observed-with-a-flyover-and-unveiling-at-ohakea/EV7S5CSZBK5L63C33G5MTY3HDI/

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Older New Zealand Person Died 7/29,Joan Brennan
 https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/former-karitane-nurse-and-new-zealands-oldest-woman-dies-aged-110/KTGZTVPMONTMHF4LUUXBXCNJOE/ 
Now the oldest person in New Zealand is Aileen Kars aged 108 years and 325 days, from 12/Sep/1913 born in Manawatu-Whanganui

   
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Aileen Kars source:
 https://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/manawatu-top-stories/122749657/aileen-kars-sees-in-her-107th-birthday-in-with-zoom-party 

   
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The new Doyenne of New Zealand is Aileen Kars​ (born 12 September 1913, 108).
She became  the oldest known living person in New Zealand, following the death of 110-year-old Joan Brennan, on 29 July 2022.
Ms. Kars currently lives in a retirement home in Palmerston North, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand. She was born in Manawatu, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand.
At 108: https://www.stuff.co.nz/manawatu-standard/news/300405402/age-a-reward-for-kindness-says-manawats-oldest-resident-as-she-turns-108

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Connie Trewern, the second-oldest known person in NZ, turned 109 on 2 October.

She was born in Guernsey on 2 October 1913.
https://rangitoto-observer.co.nz/love-of-a-flutter-undimmed-107-years-down-the-track/

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James Easton, NZ's second-oldest known man, turned 106 on 12 December. He was born in Kirkintilloch, Scotland, in 1916.

https://www.rymanhealthcare.co.nz/ryman-news/rymans-oldest-nz-resident-turns-106

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Connie Trewern, the second-oldest known person in NZ, turned 109 on 2 October.

She was born in Guernsey on 2 October 1913.
https://rangitoto-observer.co.nz/love-of-a-flutter-undimmed-107-years-down-the-track/

https://notices.nzherald.co.nz/nz/obituaries/nzherald-nz/name/connie-trewern-obituary?id=51168470

She sadly passed away on 17 March 2023, aged 109 y.o. and 166 d.

RIP

 

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The new Doyen of New Zealand is Jack Coe (born 11 May 1916, 106).
He became the oldest known living man in New Zealand after the death of Mr. Reynolds, on 17 May 2022.
Mr. Coe currently lives in New Zealand.
At almost 106: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/whanganui-chronicle/news/anzac-day-observed-with-a-flyover-and-unveiling-at-ohakea/EV7S5CSZBK5L63C33G5MTY3HDI/

He turns 107: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/nzs-oldest-man-celebrates-107th-birthday/XYOGQWCVKVGZVBM6EEG3ZY5RJA/

Happy Birthday!

 

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The new Doyen of New Zealand is Jack Coe (born 11 May 1916, 106).
He became the oldest known living man in New Zealand after the death of Mr. Reynolds, on 17 May 2022.
Mr. Coe currently lives in New Zealand.
At almost 106: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/whanganui-chronicle/news/anzac-day-observed-with-a-flyover-and-unveiling-at-ohakea/EV7S5CSZBK5L63C33G5MTY3HDI/

He turns 107: https://www.nzherald.co.nz/nz/nzs-oldest-man-celebrates-107th-birthday/XYOGQWCVKVGZVBM6EEG3ZY5RJA/

Happy Birthday!

 

Mr. Coe sadly passed away 2 days after his 107th birthday: https://www.odt.co.nz/star-news/star-national/nzs-oldest-man-dies-two-days-after-107th-birthday

Rest in peace.

The new Doyen of New Zealand is James Easton (born 12 December 1916, 106).
He became the oldest known living man in New Zealand after the death of Mr. Coe, on 13 May 2023.
Mr. Easton currently lives in Auckland, New Zealand. He was born in Kirkintilloch, Scotland (UK), moving to Canada with his family at the age of three, before they settled in the Hunter Valley in Australia when he was 11.
At 106:> https://www.rymanhealthcare.co.nz/ryman-news/rymans-oldest-nz-resident-turns-106

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Rest in Peace Jack Coe.


   
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The Doyenne of New Zealand, Aileen Kars​ (born on 12 September 1913) turned 110: https://longeviquest.com/2023/09/aileen-kars-new-zealands-oldest-living-person-turns-110/
Congratulations!

The Vice-Doyenne of New Zealand, Eleanor Wilson (born on June 28th 1914), sadly passed away at the age of 109 on August 19th. RIP
https://thethaiger.com/world/news/964/

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Mr. Easton, Doyen of New Zealand, turns 107

https://www.rymanhealthcare.co.nz/ryman-news/ww2-pow-celebrates-107th-birthday

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A few NZ centenarians 105+

* Margaret Lambourn, b. 3 July 1915 in England, Bay of Plenty

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/bay-of-plenty-times/news/margaret-lambourn-celebrates-108th-birthday-in-tauranga/LERDT4EBWFEULCVKFMRRQUZ4NE/

* Dora Smith, b. 20 Dec 1916, Canterbury

https://www.thepress.co.nz/nz-news/350134453/century-old-grief-cant-dim-doras-birthday-smile

* Doris Wakelin, b. 24 July 1917, Canterbury

https://www.ashburtoncourier.co.nz/news/doris-celebrates-her-106th-birthday/

* Hilda Simmons, b. 15 Nov 1917, Waikato

https://www.nzherald.co.nz/waikato-news/news/106-year-old-hilda-simmons-celebrates-birthday-in-whangamata/AJI477IL7JARLO6KCNY3PKAB4U/

* Methuen Mabin (Male), b. 14 Dec 1917, Canterbury (his wife Margaret, 104, was born on 16 Sept 1919)

https://www.thepress.co.nz/nz-news/350063767/couple-who-met-1937-celebrate-79-years-marriage

* Bruce Powell (Male), b. 26 May 1918, Auckland

https://www.gc.ac.nz/glenfield-college-newsletter-term-2-week-5-2023/

* Wynne Bullen, b. 8 Dec 1918 in England, Manawatu-Whanganui

https://www.1news.co.nz/2023/12/08/levin-woman-celebrates-turning-105-i-dont-feel-any-different/

 

Honorable Mention: Isla Mathews turned 105 in 2020 or 2021, I can't find anything else about her.

https://pss.org.nz/assets/Uploads/PSS-Annual-Report-2020-2021-FINAL2.pdf (page 15)


   
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