Notice Type
Vice Regal
Notice Title

Queen’s Birthday Honours List 2021

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:

Professor Carolyn Waugh Burns, cbe, of Dunedin. For services to ecological research.

Ms Judith Anne Kilpatrick, cnzm, of Auckland. For services to nursing education.

Mrs Hinewehi Mohi, mnzm, of Havelock North. For services to Māori, music and television.

Ms Ruia Mereana Morrison, mbe, of Rotorua. For services to tennis.

KNZM

To be Knights Companion of the said Order:

Mr Michael Grenfell Daniell, of Auckland. For services to business, healthcare and governance.

Distinguished Professor William Alexander Denny, onzm, of Auckland. For services to medical research.

Mr Wayne Thomas Shelford, mbe, of Auckland. For services to rugby and the community.

Mr Grahame Charles Sydney, onzm, of Oturehua. For services to art.

CNZM

To be Companions of the said Order:

Dr Evelyn Imelda Coxon, of Auckland. For services to Pacific and tertiary education.

Mr David Charles Cull, of Dunedin. For services to local government.
Deceased. Her Majesty’s approval of this award took effect on 26 April 2021, prior to the date of decease.

Mr Robert Charles Francis, qso, mbe, jp, of Masterton. For services to the community and conservation.

Professor Angus Hikairo Macfarlane, of Christchurch. For services to education, psychology and Māori.

Dr Kevin Raymond Marshall, of Wellington. For services to food science and technology.

Mr Harry Haerengarangi Mikaere, of Coromandel. For services to the aquaculture industry and Māori.

Mr John Stewart Ombler, qso, of Wanaka. For services to the public service.

Professor Suzanne Carolyn Purdy, of Auckland. For services to audiology and communication science.

Professor Emeritus David Eric Richmond, of Auckland. For services to health and education.

Dr Robert Simon Hearn Rowley, of Auckland. For services to paediatric and neonatal care.

Dr Maxwell Gilbert Shepherd, jp, of Wanaka. For services to biotechnology and business.

Mr John Webster Te Kapene Thatcher, of Tauranga. For services to Māori and education.

ONZM

To be Officers of the said Order:

Mr Murray Ian Bain, of Kerikeri. For services to tertiary education and digital learning.

Mrs Margaret Mary Baker, of Hastings. For services to Special Olympics.

Ms Carol Ann Beaumont, of Auckland. For services to the union movement and women’s rights.

Mr David Ross Black, of Wanaka. For services to health.

Mr James Anthony Brownlie, of Wairoa. For services to agriculture and education.

Ms Jamie Bull, of Otaki. For services to the performing arts and the community.

Mr Hugh Jason Paul Canard, of Christchurch. For services to conservation and paddle sports.

Mr Garry Keith Carnachan, of New Plymouth. For services to secondary school sport.

Mrs Margaret Agnes Chapman, of Geraldine. For services to rural women and rural communities.

Reverend Iliafi Talotusitusi Esera, of Whanganui. For services to the Samoan community and Christian ministry.

Ms Fiona Mary Gower, of Tuakau. For services to rural women and governance.

Dr Anne Denise Guy, of Wellington. For services to infant mental health.

Mrs Susan Jean Hassall, jp, of Cambridge. For services to education.

Mrs Anne Lynette Hawker, qsm, of Wellington. For services to people with disabilities.

Professor Emerita Paula Elizabeth Jameson, of Christchurch. For services to plant science.

Ms Esther Rata Jessop, qsm, of London, United Kingdom. For services to Māori and to New Zealand-United Kingdom relations.

Ms Takutai Moana Natasha Kemp, of Auckland. For services to street dance and youth.

Mr Robert Henry Ludbrook, of Auckland. For services to family law and children's rights.

Mrs Mary Joan McFarlane, of Dunedin. For services to swimming.

Dr Benjamin Frank Pittman, of Hikurangi. For services to Māori and art.

Miss Fiona Jocelyn Riddell, of Auckland. For services to cardiac physiology.

Dr Linda Janet Robertson, of Dunedin. For services to Occupational Therapy and seniors.

Itamua Muaiao’omalo Mataiva Dorothy Robertson, of New Plymouth. For services to women, youth and the Pacific community.

Mr Riccardo Michele Salizzo, of Hoboken, United States of America. For services to sports media.

Mrs Noma Jeanne Shepherd, mnzm, of Kawakawa. For services to the community.

Professor Harold John Simpson, of Christchurch. For services to art education.

Ms Darien Ruth Takle, of Auckland. For services to the performing arts.

Ms Gwendoline Tepania-Palmer, of Hamilton. For services to Māori and health.

Mr Philip Spencer Trusttum, of Christchurch. For services to art.

Mrs Beverley Celia Watson, of Auckland. For services to race relations and youth.

Mr Bruce William Massy Wills, of Hastings. For services to agriculture and the environment.

Mr Neil Bernard Woodhams, of Auckland. For services to people with Multiple Sclerosis.

MNZM

To be Members of the said Order:

Ms Lynette Kaye Anderson, of Christchurch. For services to the zoological industry and conservation.

Mr David John Appleyard, of Lower Hutt. For services to education.

Mr Ryan Jeffrey Archibald, of Auckland. For services to hockey.

Ms Jane Ross Arnott, of Taupo. For services to Pacific communities and conservation advocacy.

Sergeant Gurpreet Singh Arora, of Auckland. For services to the New Zealand Police and ethnic communities.

Mr Richard Douglas Benge, of Wellington. For services to arts accessibility.

Ms Danielle Rachelle Bergin, jp, of Auckland. For services to the community, particularly the homeless.

Mr Murray Frank Binning, of Auckland. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand.

Mr Adam Ngawati Blair, of Auckland. For services to rugby league.

Ms Cynthia Margaret Bowers, of Waipawa. For services to the community and local government.

Mrs Dorothy Joy Burt, of Auckland. For services to digital learning.

Mrs Catherine Frances Cooney, jp, of Rotorua. For services to health and the community.

Ms Yvette Louise Couch-Lewis, of Christchurch. For services to conservation and Māori.

Mrs Nicola Jane Denholm, of Auckland. For services to humanitarian advocacy and photography.

Mr Mustafa Ismail Derbashi, of Auckland. For services to migrant and refugee communities.

Mrs Margaret Ann Dodds, of Christchurch. For services to special education.

Dr Graeme Alexander Downes, of Otaki. For services to music and music education.

Mr Miles Denis Ellery, of Christchurch. For services to youth, education and the community.

Mr Siale Katoa Latu Pasa Faitotonu, jp, of Christchurch. For services to Pacific education.

Mrs Kathleen Margaret Farrell, of Hamilton. For services to netball.

Mrs Margaret Marie Farry-Williams, of Auckland. For services to the fashion industry and charitable fundraising.

Dr Michael John Fletcher, of Wellington. For services to social and public policy.

Dr Janet Seymour Frater, of Auckland. For services as a General Practitioner.

Mrs Lala Athene Frazer, qsm, of Dunedin. For services to conservation.

Mr Sameer Handa, of Auckland. For services to business and New Zealand-India relations.

Mr Iqbal Manzoor Haque, of New Plymouth. For services to education governance.

Mr Bruce Henry Hart, of Lower Hutt. For services to education.

Mr Francis William Helps, of Christchurch. For services to wildlife conservation.

Mrs Shireen May Helps, of Christchurch. For services to wildlife conservation.

Mr Michael David Holdsworth, of Wellington. For services to Special Olympics.

Mrs Margaret Anne Hopkins, of Stewart Island. For services to conservation and the community.

Mr Peter Ronald Horne, of Lower Hutt. For services to bowls and Paralympic sport.

Mrs Sally Anne Jackson, jp, of Waikanae. For services to special education.

Mrs Shirley Diane Kerr, of Rotorua. For services to mycology.

Ms Mary Louise Kisler, of Auckland. For services to art history and curation.

Mr Hoani Sydney Langsbury, of Dunedin. For services to conservation.

Mrs Shirley Audrey Lanigan, of Lower Hutt. For services to nursing.

Mr Kenneth Bernard Laurent, of Whakatane. For services to wildlife conservation.

Mrs Susanne Maire Laurent, of Whakatane. For services to wildlife conservation.

Mrs Colleen Janice Lyons, of Dunedin. For services to netball and education.

Dr Peter Alexander Maddison, of Katikati. For services to conservation.

Mr Posenai Samoa Mavaega, of Auckland. For services to Pacific performing arts.

Ms Tanya Soliali’i Mavaega (Tanya Muagututi’a), of Auckland. For services to Pacific performing arts.

Ms Phillis-Jean Meti, of Auckland. For services to sport, particularly golf.

Mx Mani Bruce Mitchell, of Wellington. For services to intersex advocacy and education.

Mr Ted Turua Ngataki, of Auckland. For services to Māori and the community.

Ms Caron Orelowitz, of Auckland. For services to podiatry.

Mrs Karoline Fuarosa Park-Tamati, of Auckland. For services to music.

Ms Janet Louise Peters, of Tauranga. For services to mental health.

Mr Stephen Leslie Phillips, jp, of Christchurch. For services to seniors and the community.

Mrs Samantha Anne Powell (Dr Samantha Murton), of Wellington. For services to medical education, particularly general practice.

Ms Tere Veronica Rapley, of Auckland. For services to music and television.

Ms Maxine Khrona Shortland, of Kawakawa. For services to netball and governance.

Mr Robin John Simmons, of Kimbolton. For services to the rail industry.

Ms Gina Solomon, of Kaikoura. For services to conservation and governance.

Reverend Janice Ellen Stead, of Christchurch. For services to sport and the community.

Ms Mairehe Louise Marie Tankersley, of Christchurch. For services to prisoners’ welfare and Māori.

Mr Gabriel Pikiao Edward Te Moana, of Turangi. For services to Māori and governance.

Mrs Helen Theresa Cecilia Varney, of Auckland. For services to education, particularly Pacific education.

Ms Karen Vercoe, of Rotorua. For services to governance and sport.

Mr Graeme Douglas Watts, of Whangamata. For services to the community and charity fundraising.

Mrs Heather Margaret Williamson, jp, of Tokoroa. For services to netball and the community.

Ms Tracey Lee Wright-Tawha, of Invercargill. For services to health and Māori.

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:

ONZM

To be an Honorary Officer of the said Order:

Dr Wolfgang Scholz, of Auckland. For services to engineering and metals-based industry.

MNZM

To be an Honorary Member of the said Order:

Mrs Louisa Humphry, of Thames. For services to the Kiribati community and culture.

Dated at Wellington this 7th day of June 2021.

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:

The Honourable Ruth Suzanne Dyson, of Christchurch. For services as a Member of Parliament and to people with disabilities.

Mrs Michelle Susan Grant, of Gisborne. For services to victims of sexual violence.

Mr David Alan Matthews, of Christchurch. For services to people with disabilities.

Mr Peter Anthony Miskimmin, of Lower Hutt. For services to sports governance and public service.

Ms Sarah Ann Stuart-Black, of Wellington. For services to emergency management.

Mrs Heather Leigh Tanguay, of Auckland. For services to local government and the community.

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 Carolyn Anne Amos, jp, of Porirua. For services to the community.

Mr Graeme Rodney Baker, of Whanganui. For services to the community.

Mr Grant Andrew Aaron Baker, of Porirua. For services to cricket and the community.

Ms Jacquetta Bell, of Nelson. For services to the arts and the community.

Dr Alastair Hartley Blackie, jp, of Kaiapoi. For services to dentistry and local government.

Mrs Suzanne Blakely, of Christchurch. For services to refugees and ESOL education.

Mr Bruce Edwin Bold, of Upper Hutt. For services to the community.

Sergeant Andrew George Brooke, of Palmerston North. For services to Search and Rescue.

Mrs Barbara Michelle Cameron, of Feilding. For services to the community and local government.

Mr Charles Edwin Campbell, of Dunedin. For services to the performing arts.

Mr Grant Kenneth Conaghan, of Whangarei. For services to Search and Rescue.

Mr Kevin Graham Curtis, of Matamata. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and the community.

Mrs Diana Lois Dobson, of Blenheim. For services to wildlife conservation.

Mrs Sonia Elizabeth Edwards, of Opotiki. For services to historical research and the community.

Ms Carol Annette Frost, of Dunedin. For services to the homeless and prisoner rehabilitation.

Dr Derek Clifton Gibbons, of Dargaville. For services to health.

Mr Robert MacGregor Greenfield, of Wellington. For services to college football.

Mr Neville Henry Jacobsen, of Dannevirke. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and the community.

Mr Gary Irving Lang, of Kaiapoi. For services to Special Olympics and the community.

Mrs Heather Dorothy Lear, of Auckland. For services to inclusive education.

Mr Ian Christopher Leigh-Mackenzie, jp, of Kaikohe. For services to the community.

Miss Judith Elaine Livingston, of Gisborne. For services to music and the community.

Mr Ronal Arthur Luxton, jp, of Temuka. For services to health and the community.

Mr Habib Ullah Marwat, of Christchurch. For services to Muslim and ethnic communities.

Mrs Yvonne Mavis Officer, of Invercargill. For services to victim support.

Mrs Mila Kim Oh, of Auckland. For services to Korean culture and New Zealand-Republic of Korea relations.

Ms Te Rehia Teresa Fay Papesch, of Hamilton. For services to the community and public service.

Reverend Victor Siaosi Pouesi, of Auckland. For services to the Samoan community.

Miss Anita Ruth Prime, of Whitianga. For services to youth and the community.

Mr Alan John Reekie, of Auckland. For services to performing arts governance.

Mrs Diana Helen Reid, of Darfield. For services to cancer support.

Mrs Jannette Leah Riley, of Nelson. For services to cancer support and fundraising.

Mrs Yvonne Esther Roberts, of Picton. For services to quilting and patchwork craft.

Mrs Benita Jane Robinson, of Lower Hutt. For services to the community.

Mr John Robert Sandison, jp, of Rotorua. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and the community.

Mrs Taualoa Lalopua Sanele, of Wellington. For services to the union movement and Samoan community.

Mr Gregory John Loisel Shelton, of Tolaga Bay. For services to the community.

Mrs Elizabeth Margaret Steel, of Tapanui. For services to the community.

Mrs Vanessa Ann Taylor, of Lower Hutt. For services to bowls and the community.

Mr Kenneth Terrance Trinder, of New Plymouth. For services to Māori and the community.

Mr Paul Eric Tyson, of Dunedin. For services to sport and the community.

Mrs Rachael Anne Utumapu, of New Plymouth. For services to Fire and Emergency New Zealand and people with cancer.

Mrs Kim Heather Ward, of Auckland. For services to the community.

Mrs Janice Valida White, of Hamilton. For services to seniors and people with disabilities.

Mr Gordon Wu, of Wellington. For services to the Chinese community.

Dated at Wellington this 7th day of June 2021.

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 awards of The New Zealand Distinguished Service Decoration:

DSD

Serviceman M. For services to the New Zealand Defence Force.

Lieutenant Colonel Adam John Modd, gm, of Upper Hutt. For services to the New Zealand Defence Force.

Dated at Wellington this 7th day of June 2021.

MICHAEL WEBSTER, Clerk of the Executive Council.