I cant embed this video but click the link to see why this man should be running New Zealand.
Sir Paul Callaghan (GNZM, FRS, FRSNZ) is Kiwibank’s 2011 New Zealander of the year, for his service to science in the fields of nanotechnology and magnetic resonance.
He holds a Doctor of Philosophy from the University of Oxford, was made Professor of Physics at Massey University in 1984, and was appointed Alan MacDiarmid Professor of Physical Sciences in 2001. Paul is the founding director of both the multi-university MacDiarmid Institute for Advanced Materials and Nanotechnology and of Magritek.
Callaghan is past president of the Academy Council of the Royal Society of New Zealand and the current president of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance. The distinctions he has received include, becoming a Fellow of the Royal Society of London, Ampere Prize, Rutherford Medal, Principal Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit, KEA/NZTE World Class New Zealander Award, the Sir Peter Blake Medal, James Cook Research Fellowship, the Günther Laukien Prize for Magnetic Resonance and in 2010 he shared the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Science Prize.