Who is Philip Polkinghorne? Meet Pauline Hanna Husband, Pleads not guilty to the murder


Philip Polkinghorne is a retired eye surgeon. He retired following his wife’s death.

Philip Polkinghorne, a surgeon, enters a not-guilty plea in the Remuera murder case.

The man who was charged with murder today for the death of his wife, Pauline Hanna, on Easter Monday last year has now been identified as Remuera eye surgeon Philip Polkinghorne.

Polkinghorne, 69, who was dressed in trousers and a black leather jacket, entered a not-guilty plea through attorney Rachael Reed, QC, as he appeared before Judge Andrea Manuel in the Auckland District Court this afternoon.

He was granted bail by Judge Manuel and released pending trial.

He didn’t ask to have his name covered up.

After she passed away on April 5, 2021, police searched the couple’s $4 million home on Upland Rd for 11 days, but for the 16 months that followed they continuously referred to the 63-year-death old’s as “unexplained”. This is over now.

In a statement released through his lawyer after the hearing, Polkinghorne expressed “shock” at being charged.

“I am shocked that the police have charged me. I have recorded that I am not guilty immediately. Now that the Police have charged me the matter is before the courts and I am not permitted to comment further,” Polkinghorne said.

“The justice process must now run its course and I trust the truth will be shown. I thank my family and friends for their enduring love and support.”

Following the passing of his wife, Polkinghorne, a former doctor at Auckland Eye, retired.

Philip Polkinghorne Age, Family, and Early Life

Philip Polkinghorne is 69 years old from Auckland. He is a citizen of New Zealand.

The exact facts in his date of birth, Zodiac, and family background are all under review.

Philip Polkinghorne Career, What is his profession?

Philip Polkinghorne worked as an Eye surgeon in Auckland hospital. He was skilled and had a prestigious status before he retired following the death of his wife.

He also serves as an Associate Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Auckland.

Philip even aided Australian and New Zealand ophthalmic registrars in preparing for their final fellowship exams while working as a visiting professor at the University of Otago.

His role in the public sector is enormous, and he is certain that everyone in New Zealand should have access to top-notch healthcare.

Philip Polkinghorne Net Worth, How much does he earn?

The net worth details of Philip Polkinghorne are yet to be made disclosed.

Which school did he go to? What was his major?

The high schools he attended and the university he graduated from are all under review.

Philip Polkinghorne Wife, Is he dating/married? Any children?

Philip Polkinghorne was married to his wife, Pauline Hana who passed away.

Philip Polkinghorne, Pauline Hanna’s husband, has pleaded not guilty to a charge of careless driving.

The 68-year-old Philip is accused of hitting a car with his red Amarok ute in front of the Parnell Rose Gardens in December. The accusations against him were to be heard in court for the first time on March 23 in Auckland District Court.

However, Tony Bouchier, the defendant’s defense lawyer, requested the defendant’s absence and entered a not guilty plea on behalf of his client.

His social media reach.

Philip Polkinghorne isn’t on any social platforms.

Philip Polkinghorne’s Height, Weight, Sexual orientation, Body.

HeightN / A
WeightN / A
Hair ColorWhite
Body typeFit
Sexual orientationStraight

Interesting facts about Philip Polkinghorne’s which you should be known about.

NationalityNew Zealander
Zodiac signN / A
Marital statusMarried
PartnerPauline Hana