His Excellency the Governor-General of New Zealand has announced that The Queen has been pleased on the occasion of Commonwealth Day, to make the following appointment to the Royal Victorian Order.
To be a Knight Grand Cross of the said Order:
The Right Honourable Donald Charles MCKINNON O.N.Z., of Pukekohe. Formerly Commonwealth Secretary-General.
Dated at Wellington this 9th day of March 2009.
REBECCA KITTERIDGE, Clerk of the Executive Council.