Martin Crowe farewelled with stirring haka from Auckland Grammar students video


Martin Crowe's funeral

Students of Auckland Grammar performed 'Hogan's haka' to honour the cricketing great as his casket was led away at his funeral in Auckland. 

Crowe, nicknamed Hogan after he captained a junior team called Hogan's Heroes, is one the prestigious school's most famous old boys. 

Crowe, who died on March 3 following a long battle with cancer, was farewelled by more than 1000 people in a moving ceremony at Parnell's Holy Trinity Cathedral on Friday.

Auckland Grammar students perform a haka at the funeral of Martin Crowe.

Auckland Grammar students perform a haka at the funeral of Martin Crowe.

Among the speakers were his brother and fellow former international cricketer Jeff Crowe, friend and former teammate Ian Smith and his wife Lorraine Downes. 

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Russell Crowe arrives for Martin Crowe’s funeral at the Holy Trinity Cathedral in Newmarket

Hundreds have gathered for Martin Crowe's memorial at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Parnell, Auckland.

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