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Queen's Birthday Honours List 2018

Issue date: 
Monday, 4 June 2018
Issue status: 
Current

The New Zealand Order of Merit

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit:

DNZM

To be Dames Companion of the said Order:

Ms Catherine Alice Healy, of Lower Hutt. For services to the rights of sex workers.

The Honourable Luamanuvao Winifred Alexandra Laban, QSO, of Lower Hutt. For services to education and the Pacific community.

Emeritus Professor Charmian Jocelyn O'Connor, CBE, JP, of Auckland. For services to education and chemistry.

Ms Julie Bethridge Topp, MNZM, of Auckland. For services to entertainment.

Ms Lynda Bethridge Topp, MNZM, of Ashburton. For services to entertainment.

KNZM

To be Knights Companion of the said Order:

Mr Hekenukumai Puhipi Busby, ONZM, MBE, of Kaitaia. For services to Māori.

The Right Honourable Simon William English, of Wellington. For services to the State.

Mr John Edward Rowles, OBE, of Auckland. For services to entertainment.

CNZM

To be Companions of the said Order:

Ms Elizabeth Margaret Bang, MNZM, JP, of Hamilton. For services to health, women and the community.

Ms Kristine Robyn Bartlett, of Lower Hutt. For services to equal pay advocacy.

Mr Richard Andrew Griffin, of Mapua. For services to broadcasting and the media industry.

Mr Kenneth Nigel Hampton, OBE, QC, of Christchurch. For services to the law.

Mr William Bryce Johnson, of Upper Hutt. For services to conservation and the environment.

Dr Amanda Margaret Meredith Oakley, of Hamilton. For services to dermatology.

Mrs Faye Patricia Sumner, of Auckland. For services to the medical technology sector.

Mr Barry Charles Thomas, of Queenstown. For services to tourism and business.

ONZM

To be Officers of the said Order:

Ms Fiona Kathryn Allan, of Auckland. For services to Paralympic sport.

Ms Kathleen Marie Baker, of Whanganui. For services to lifesaving and swimming.

Professor Spencer Wynyard Beasley, of Christchurch. For services to paediatrics.

Mr Philip Alexander Te-Aorangi Bell, of Auckland. For services to music.

Mr Geoffrey Scott Blanks, of Auckland. For services to comedy.

Mrs Christine Barney Arihia Brears, of Taumarunui. For services to Māori and health.

Ms Timua Te Puhi Kai Ariki Brennan, of Rotorua. For services to music and Māori performing arts.

Mr Matutaera Te Nana Clendon, of Auckland. For services to Māori.

Mr Roger Lindsey Donaldson, of Santa Monica, California, United States of America. For services to film.

Ms Fiaoo Faamausili, of Auckland. For services to rugby.

Mrs Tracey Anne Fear, of Maroochydore, Australia. For services to netball.

Mr Dallas Fisher, of Hamilton. For services to business, philanthropy and sport.

Mrs Gillian Margaret Gemming, of Tauranga. For services to hockey.

Ms Briar Grace-Smith, of Paraparaumu. For services to theatre, film and television.

Ms Jacqueline Grant, MNZM, of Hokitika. For services to the community.

Mr Rodger Phillip George Haines, QC, of Auckland. For services to refugee and human rights law.

Mrs Kirsten Louise Hellier, of Auckland. For services to sport, particularly athletics.

Dr Gordon Phillip Hosking, of Mangawhai. For services to conservation.

Ms Rhonda Violet Marion Hyde, of Auckland. For services to media technology, television and film.

Mr Richard James Jeffery, of Takapau. For services to governance and the community.

Mr Robert James Kerridge, MNZM, KStJ, JP, of Havelock North. For services to animal welfare and governance.

Ms Annabel Rose Langbein, of Auckland. For services as a food writer.

Emeritus Professor Helen May Leach, of Dunedin. For services to culinary anthropology.

Mr Peter John Lorimer, of Wellington. For services to the State.

Professor Robert Matthew Love, of Robina, Australia. For services to dentistry.

Ms Nina Catharine Nawalowalo, of Wellington. For services to theatre and Pacific culture.

Mrs Carol Ann Ngawati, of Tauranga. For services to sport, education and Māori.

Mr Andrew Clifton Nicholson, of Wiltshire, United Kingdom. For services to equestrian sport.

Associate Professor Michael Anthony O'Brien, of Auckland. For services to social policy and education.

Mr Larry George Parr, of Wellington. For services to film and television.

Ms Caren Jane Rangi, of Napier. For services to the Pacific community and governance.

Mr Desma Kemp Ratima, JP, of Hastings. For services to Māori.

Archdeacon Tikituterangi Raumati, of Urenui. For services to Māori and the community.

Professor Nicola Mary Shadbolt, of Ashhurst. For services to agribusiness.

Mr Roger Norman Shepherd, of Wellington. For services to the music industry.

Mr Graeme John Titcombe, of Wellington. For services to the home support sector and the community.

Ms Katrina Todd, of Auckland. For services to dance.

MNZM

To be Members of the said Order:

Mr Clive Alan Akers, of Palmerston North. For services to rugby and historical research.

Mr Ian George Begbie, of Ashburton. For services to aviation and motorsport.

Ms Marian Theresa Burns, of Auckland. For services to music.

Ms Kristina Cavit, of Auckland. For services to youth and the community.

Dr Deborah Ann Challinor, of Hamilton. For services to literature and historical research.

Ms Catherine Anne Chappell, of Auckland. For services to contemporary dance.

Mr Brian Eric Clarke, of Upper Hutt. For services to the State.

Ms Jacqueline Emma Clarke, of Auckland. For services to the entertainment industry.

Squadron Leader Peter Anthony Cochran, of Feilding. For services to the New Zealand Defence Force.

Associate Professor Bronwen Jane Connor, of Auckland. For services to the treatment of neurological disorders.

Ms Dianne Eileen Daniels, of Paraparaumu. For services to digital literacy education.

Dr Judith Anne Davey, of Wellington. For services to seniors.

Mr Andrew Kerry Dellaca, JP, of Christchurch. For services to children and sports governance.

Associate Professor Janet Lynn Fanslow, of Auckland. For services to the research and prevention of family violence.

Ms Ainsley Amohaere Gardiner, of Whakatane. For services to film and television.

Dr Sharon Ellen Barcello Gemmell, JP, of Blenheim. For services to Māori and education.

Ms Leanne Graham, of Auckland. For services to the software industry.

Mr Matthew Chadlow Hall, of Ashburton. For services to conservation and fishing.

Mrs Sheran Pauline Hancock, of Feilding. For services to pipe bands.

Mrs Christine Merle Hartstone, of Raglan. For services to equestrian sport.

Miss Andrea Hewitt, of Christchurch. For services to triathlon.

Ms Gabrielle Ann Huria, of Christchurch. For services to Māori and governance.

Ms Margaret Eleanor Jefferies, of Christchurch. For services to the community.

Mrs Dianne Millicent Kenderdine, of Auckland. For services to the community and the cheese industry.

Ms Hilary Isobel King, of Auckland. For services to special education.

Mrs Ethelwyn Lloyd, of Waikanae. For services to administrative professional development.

Ms Sarah Jane Longbottom, of Auckland. For services to youth and the arts.

Mrs Laura Tui Mariu, of Auckland. For services to rugby league.

Ms Rochelle Lisa Martin, of Auckland. For services to rugby and Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

Mrs Dorothy Bell McCarrison, of Auckland. For services to counselling and restorative justice.

Professor Elisabeth McDonald, of Carterton. For services to the law and education.

Ms Rebecca Elizabeth Mellish, of Featherston. For services to Māori and governance.

Ms Helen Ann Murphy, of Christchurch. For services to prisoner welfare and rehabilitation.

Mrs Samara Daisey Nicholas, of Whangarei. For services to marine conservation and education.

Mr Grant Wallace Nisbett, of Wellington. For services to sports broadcasting.

Mr Keith Nixon, of Lower Hutt. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

Mr William John O'Brien, of Dunedin. For services to victim support and the prevention of domestic violence.

Ms Christine Rewa Panapa, of Tuakau. For services to sport and Māori.

Ms Tracy Joy Phillips, of Auckland. For services to the New Zealand Police and the community.

Mrs Isabelle Paulette Nicole Poff-Pencole, of Palmerston North. For services as a translator and interpreter.

Ms Wendy Preston, of Auckland. For services to performing arts and youth.

Mr John Gordon Rayner, of Alexandra. For services to kayaking.

Mr Millan Tame Ruka, of Whangarei. For services to conservation.

Dr Katherine Julie Saville-Smith, of Marlborough. For services to seniors and housing.

Ms Anne Elizabeth Scott, of Wellington. For services to quilting.

Mr Steven Sedley, of Wellington. For services to the Jewish community and music.

Ms Judy Ann Simpson, of Tauranga. For services to the prevention of domestic violence.

Ms Deborah Jane Smith, of Auckland. For services to children and art.

Mrs Lesley Stanley, of Tauranga. For services to education and the support of children.

Mr Brian Henry Stannett, of Te Awamutu. For services to wrestling.

Mr Darryl Bill Suasua, of Auckland. For services to rugby.

The Venerable Suthep Surapong, of Wellington. For services to the Cambodian community.

The Very Reverend Pamela Jean Tankersley, of Palmerston North. For services to the Presbyterian Church and the community.

Miss Janette Maisie Tasker, JP, of Auckland. For services to the community and education.

Senior Constable Phillip Richard Taylor, of Rotorua. For services to the New Zealand Police and the community.

Ms Alison Mary Timms, of Cromwell. For services to local government and the environment.

Mr Royce Gary Walls, of Whitianga. For services to the horse racing industry.

Mr Jonathan Donald Wilkinson, of Whangarei. For services to people with disabilities.

Mrs Mary Anne Wright, of Horseshoe Bay, Texas, United States of America. For services to gymnastics.

Mrs Julie Christine Wylie, of Christchurch. For services to musical play therapy.

Mr Yikun Zhang, of Auckland. For services to New Zealand-China relations and the Chinese community.

Honorary

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following Honorary appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit:

MNZM

To be Honorary Members of the said Order:

Mrs Kumiko Imai Duxfield, of Auckland. For services to the Japanese community.

Mr Saimoni Lealea, of Wellington. For services to Pacific communities.

Reverend Setaita Tokilupe Veikune, of Auckland. For services to the Pacific community.

Dated at Wellington this 4th day of June 2018.

MICHAEL WEBSTER, Secretary and Registrar, The New Zealand Order of Merit.

The Queen's Service Order

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following appointments to The Queen's Service Order:

QSO

To be Companions of the said Order:

Mr Leith Pirika Comer, of Rotorua. For services to Māori, the State and local government.

Dr Paul Hugh Stewart Reynolds, of Gisborne. For services to the State.

Dr Martin David Sage, of Christchurch. For services to forensic pathology.

The Queen's Service Medal

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following awards of The Queen's Service Medal:

QSM

Ms Martine Abel-Williamson, of Auckland. For services to people with disabilities.

Ms Heather Christine Aitken, of Reefton. For services to karate.

Mr Russell Kingsley Anderson, of Alexandra. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

Mrs Ruth Margaret Arnison, of Dunedin. For services to poetry and literature.

Mrs Annie May Ballantine, of Auckland. For services to the community.

Dr Mary Jean Ballantyne, of Te Awamutu. For services to women's and children's health.

Mr Leslie Stephen Box, of Dunedin. For services to the community.

Mrs Alison Jean Brearley, of Auckland. For services to sport and education.

Mr Stewart Bull, of Invercargill. For services to conservation and Māori.

Mrs Dorothy Nola Burgess, of Gisborne. For services to people with disabilities, particularly the blind.

Ms Virginia Chong, JP, of Auckland. For services to the Chinese community.

Mr Raymond Kopuraehana Coffin, of Te Kuiti. For services to the Māori Wardens Association.

Mr Howard Daniel Cole, of Pokeno. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

Ms Linda Dorothy Conning, of Ohope. For services to conservation.

Mrs Jocelyn Cooney, of Cambridge. For services to the community.

Mr Roger Griffith Cox, of Hamilton. For services to science education.

Mr Peter Robert Crawford, of Whangarei. For services to the community and sport.

Mrs Irene Eva Hiriwa Curnow, of Tauranga. For services to Māori and education.

Mr Paul Frederic Gordon Dewsbery, of Timaru. For services to the community.

Mr Kenneth Laurie Donald, of New Plymouth. For services to marine search and rescue and the community.

Mr James Henderson Drummond, of Wellington. For services to swimming.

Miss Merle Fausett, of Tauranga. For services to music.

Mr Peter Charles Goodman, of Nelson. For services to the community.

Mrs Helen Margaret Guthrie, of Waikanae. For services to music and horticulture.

Mr John Christopher Jackets, of Kerikeri. For services to music.

Mrs Linden May Johnson, of Auckland. For services to the community.

Mr Richard Joseph, of Dunedin. For services to the Lebanese community.

Mr Tafafuna'i Fa'atasi Lauese, JP, of Auckland. For services to the Pacific community.

Reverend Perema Leasi, of Porirua. For services to the Pacific community.

Ms Avis Annabel Leeson, of Hamilton. For services to horticultural education.

Mrs Carole Frances Long, of Tauranga. For services to conservation.

Mrs Hughina May Mackey, of Auckland. For services to prisoners' support.

Mrs Mary Joan Mackintosh, of Kaiapoi. For services to the community.

Mrs Maera Maki-Anderson, of Murupara. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

Mr Donald Manning, of Lower Hutt. For services to sailing and people with disabilities.

Mr Hatete Joe Manukau, JP, of Katikati. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and the community.

Mr Errol Walter Martyn, of Christchurch. For services to aviation history.

Ms Glen Rohan McDonald, of Wellington. For services to art and the community.

Dr John Francis McGettigan, of Methven. For services to rural health.

Mrs Ruth Victoria McNamara, MStJ, of Alexandra. For services to the community.

Mr Raymond Henry Mettrick, of Havelock North. For services to cricket.

Mrs Susan Millar, of Upper Hutt. For services to conservation.

Ms Penelope May Molnar, of Nelson. For services to the community.

Mr Ronald Frederick Nind, of Queenstown. For services to the community.

Mrs Elizabeth Anne Noffke, of Auckland. For services to music.

Dr Grant Leslie Norbury, of Alexandra. For services to conservation.

Mrs Marjorie Frances Orchiston, of Wellington. For services to music therapy and as a pianist.

Dr Carolyn Rae Peters, of Whangarei. For services to the community.

Ms Geraldine Pomeroy, of Hamilton. For services to people with disabilities.

Ms Alison Avison Ross, of Christchurch. For services to conservation.

Mr Paul Francis Sangster, of Takaka. For services to local government and the community.

Ms Rosemarie Searle, of Kumara. For services to the community and sport.

Mr Richard Henry Shepherd, JP, of Whangarei. For services to Māori and the community.

Mr Allan Sheppard, of Upper Hutt. For services to conservation.

Mrs Glennis Sheppard, of Upper Hutt. For services to conservation.

Mrs Mavis Lata Singh, of Auckland. For services to migrants and the community.

Reverend Lucky Richard Slade, JP, of Auckland. For services to the Samoan community.

Mrs Margaret Jean Slade, of Opotiki. For services to conservation.

Mr Stuart Victor Slade, of Opotiki. For services to conservation.

Mrs Barbara Ann Timms, of Levin. For services to the community.

Mr Thanh Tran, of Auckland. For services to philanthropy and Asian communities.

Mrs Catherine Tulloch, of Whangarei. For services to seniors and people with disabilities.

Mr Robert Tulloch, of Whangarei. For services to seniors and people with disabilities.

Mrs Elaine Olive Dawn Utting, JP, of Auckland. For services to the community and netball.

Mrs Beverley Doreen Van, of Christchurch. For services to bonsai.

Mrs Margaret Lyn Wade, of Auckland. For services to conservation.

Mrs Jane Mary Williams, of Auckland. For services to the arts and education.

Mr Warwick Sutherland Wilson, of Auckland. For services to conservation.

Honorary

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following Honorary award of The Queen's Service Medal:

QSM

Ms Bingyu Chen, of Auckland. For services to Chinese culture and arts.

Dated at Wellington this 4th day of June 2018.

MICHAEL WEBSTER, Secretary and Registrar, The Queen's Service Order.

The New Zealand Distinguished Service Decoration

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following award of The New Zealand Distinguished Service Decoration:

DSD

Captain Gabrielle Louise Gofton, of Palmerston North. For services to the New Zealand Defence Force.

Dated at Wellington this 4th day of June 2018.

MICHAEL WEBSTER, Clerk of the Executive Council.

The New Zealand Bravery Decoration

The Queen has been pleased, on the occasion of the celebration of Her Majesty’s Birthday, to make the following New Zealand Bravery Award:

Mr Michael Scott Riley, of Upper Hutt. For an act of exceptional bravery in a situation of danger on 8 September 2015.

The New Zealand Bravery Medal

The Governor-General, under authority delegated by The Queen, has been pleased to approve the following New Zealand Bravery Award:

Police Officer S. For an act of bravery on 8 September 2015.

Dated at Wellington this 4th day of June 2018.

MICHAEL WEBSTER, Clerk of the Executive Council.

Last updated: 
Thursday, 17 May 2018

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