Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod Her Excellency the Governor-General has been pleased to appoint Colonel William Charles Nathan, o.b.e., e.d., New Zealand Army, Territorial Force (Retired) to be the Gentleman Usher of the Black Rod. The appointment to take effect from the 21st day of December 1993. Dated at Wellington this 2nd day of December 1993. J. B. BOLGER, Prime Minister.