Commanding Officers

"Each of these officers has played his part in moulding, nuturing, ecouraging and at times browbeating the unit into that which we know today." - 6 RNZIR Newsletter, August 1966

1898 - 1900 Maj J.N.E. Kenny
1900 - 1919 Lt Col E. W. Porritt, VD
1919 - 1922 Lt Col R. C. Allen, DSO and Bar, VD
1922 - 1924 Maj E. Edwards
1924 - 1926 Lt Col R. F. Gambrill
1926 - 1928 Lt Col S.S. Allen, CMG, DSO and Bar, ED
1928 - 1934 Lt Col F. Prideaux, ED
1934 - 1937 Lt Col C. L Knight, MC
1937 - 1939 Maj J.M. Allen, MP
1940 - 1944 Lt Col B. R. Penlington
1944 - 1945 Lt Col J.R. Bongard, MC (2nd Battalion Hauraki Regiment)
1945 - 1948 Lt Col S. J. Hedge, ED
1948 - 1955 Lt Col E. W. Aked, MC, ED
1955 - 1959 Lt Col R. F. Smith, ED
1959 - 1962 Lt Col A. H. Balzer, ED
1962 - 1966 Lt Col D. P. C Walls
1966 - 1970 Lt Col G. J. MacLeod, ED,JP
1970 - 1974 Lt Col A. P. Coster,OBE, ED,JP
1974 - 1975 Lt Col E. J. Torrance
1975 - 1979 Lt Col S. T. Foster, MBE, ED
1979 - 1981 Lt Col H. R. Burt, MBE
1981 - 1984 Lt Col E. A. D. Brooker, ED
1984 - 1987 Lt Col P. J. Clarke, ED
1987 - 1990 Lt Col K. L. Maloney, ED
1990 - 1993 Lt Col E. P. Dean, ED
1993 - 1995 Lt Col S. N. Pilbrow
1995 - 1998 Lt Col A. McCaw, ED
1998 - 2002 Lt Col K Brown, ED
2002 - 2006 Lt Col J W Dick, ED
2006 - 2009 Lt Col W Banks, MNZM,ED,JP
2009 - 2012 Lt Col J Sewell
2012 - 2014 Lt Col J Sewell (Merged Units 3/6 Bn)

Reference: Appendix Eight - Commanding Officers, Comrades Brave - A history of the Hauraki Regiment, Richard Taylor