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New Year Honours List 2016

New Year Honours 2016

The Order of New Zealand

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointment to The Order of New Zealand:

ONZ

To be a Member of the said Order:

Mr Richard Hugh McCaw, of Christchurch. For services to New Zealand.

Dated at Wellington this 31st day of December 2015.

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

The New Zealand Order of Merit

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The New Zealand Order of Merit:

DNZM

To be Dames Companion of the said Order:

Ms Jane Campion, of Glenorchy. For services to film.

Ms Paula Rae Rebstock, CNZM, of Auckland. For services to the State.

KNZM

To be Knights Companion of the said Order:

The Honourable Terence Arnold, of Wellington. For services to the judiciary.

Mr David Alexander Fagan, ONZM, of Te Kuiti. For services to shearing.

CNZM

To be Companions of the said Order:

Professor Max Wenden Abbott, of Auckland. For services to health, science and education.

The Honourable Pamela Jean Andrews, of Auckland. For services to the judiciary.

Dr Ian Donald Shepherd Civil, MBE, ED, of Auckland. For services to health.

Mrs Corinne Barbara Haines, of Christchurch. For services to business.

Mr Robin Michael Hapi, of Foxton. For services to Māori, the community and governance.

Mr John Allandale Lee, of Wanaka. For services to business and tourism.

Mr Christopher Pell Liddell, of New York, United States of America. For services to business and philanthropy.

The Honourable Alan Donald MacKenzie, of Wellington. For services to the judiciary.

Mr Peter Hanbury Masfen, of Auckland. For services to business and philanthropy.

Mr John Brodie Matthews, of New Plymouth. For services to the arts and engineering.

Professor Lesley Margaret Elizabeth McCowan, ONZM, of Auckland. For services to health.

Ms Virginia Margaret Radford, QSO, JP, of Auckland. For services to Girl Guides.

Ms Penelope Elsie Simmonds, of Invercargill. For services to education, sport and the community.

Joyce Adele, Lady Simpson, of Christchurch. For services as a philanthropist.

ONZM

To be Officers of the said Order:

Dr Simon Gardiner Allan, of Palmerston North. For services to palliative care.

Mr Brian John Anderton, of Mosgiel. For services to the racing industry.

Mr John Brodie Armstrong, of Wellington. For services to journalism.

Mrs Bice Awan, of Wellington. For services to mental health and rehabilitation.

Mr James Barker, of Mt Maunganui. For services to the transport industry and philanthropy.

Professor Mere Anne Berryman, of Mt Maunganui. For services to Māori and education.

Emeritus Professor Alan Russell Bishop, of Hamilton. For services to Māori and education.

Mr Stephen Lewis Boock, of Christchurch. For services to sport and the community.

Mr Daniel William Carter, of Paris, France. For services to rugby.

Mrs Victoria Mary Carter, of Auckland. For services to the arts, business and the community.

Mr David Alexander Civil, of Cambridge. For services to the dairy industry.

Mr Neil John Craig, of Tauranga. For services to business and philanthropy.

Mr Robert Davison, of Wellington. For services to the sheep and beef industries.

Dr Joanne Dixon, of Christchurch. For services to clinical genetics.

Mr Gilbert Ernest Enoka, of Christchurch. For services to rugby and sport psychology.

Mr George Roger Wayne France, of Auckland. For services to business.

Mr William Peter Francis, JP, of Auckland. For services to broadcasting and cricket.

Professor David Barry Gauld, of Auckland. For services to mathematics.

Mrs Dianne Glenn, JP, of Pukekohe. For services to disabled women and the environment.

Mr Kevin James Hickman, of Christchurch. For services to aged care and sport.

Professor Charles Franklin Wandesforde Higham, of Dunedin. For services to archaeology.

Emeritus Professor Janet Holmes, of Wellington. For services to linguistics.

Mr Derek Roy Johns, of Christchurch. For services to electrical safety standards.

Professor Helen May, of Dunedin. For services to education.

Dr Richard John Mayhew, of Auckland. For services to sports medicine.

Mr John Mervyn McDonnell, of Cambridge. For services to cycling.

Dr Andrew Durrad McEwen, of Wellington. For services to forestry.

Professor Kevin Craig Pringle, of Lower Hutt. For services to paediatric surgery.

Mr Phillip Graeme Shatford, of Christchurch. For services to boxing.

Mrs Annette Julia Smith, of Hamilton. For services to children's literacy.

Mrs Waimarama Taumaunu, MBE, of Wellington. For services to netball.

Ms Jane Tolerton, of Wellington. For services to historical research.

Archbishop William Brown Turei, of Gisborne. For services to the Anglican Church.

Mr Stephen Patrick Vaughan, of Wellington. For services to the New Zealand Police and the community.

Dr David John Walker, of Lower Hutt. For services to the State.

Mr John Anthony Waller, of Auckland. For services to business and the community.

Professor Norman Williamson, of Palmerston North. For services to the veterinary profession.

MNZM

To be a Member of the said Order:

Mrs Janet Elspeth Adams, of Wellington. For services to education.

Ms Emeline Lilian Afeaki-Mafile'o, of Auckland. For services to the Pacific community.

Mr William Paul Allison, of Cromwell. For services to sport.

Mr Kevin John Blogg, of Banks Peninsula. For services to people with disabilities.

Mr Phillip James Blundell, of Upper Hutt. For services to people with disabilities and the community.

Mr William Morgan Bly, JP, of Woodville. For services to the community.

Mrs Hayley Rose Bowden, of Auckland. For services to football.

Mrs Jodi Anne Brown, of Dunedin. For services to netball.

Mr James Clarence Campbell, of Masterton. For services to conservation.

Mr Norman Donald Campbell, of Waikanae. For services to tertiary education.

Mr John Te Manihera Chadwick, of Rotorua. For services to Māori and the law.

Mr Larry Raynor Ching, of Nelson. For services to education.

Mr Michael Cron, of Christchurch. For services to rugby.

Mr Graeme Herbert Daniel, of Christchurch. For services to special education.

Mr Keith Oliver Diprose, of Te Aroha. For services to athletics.

Mr Neil Donald Edmundson, of Napier. For services to hockey.

Mr Gary Leslie Endacott, of Christchurch. For services to people with disabilities.

Ms Krystal Dianna Forgesson, of Auckland. For services to hockey.

Mr Antony John Groome, of Feilding. For services to Search and Rescue.

Mrs Kathleen Janet Guy, of Taupo. For services to the tourism and hospitality industries.

Mr Colin John Hawke, of Timaru. For services to rugby.

Mr Peter Lawrence Hays, of Auckland. For services to accounting and the community.

Mr Colin Neil Hemmingsen, of Lower Hutt. For services to music.

Mrs Sally Mitchell Hunt, of Nelson. For services to philanthropy and the arts.

Mr Henare Whitu Kingi, of Lower Hutt. For services to Māori and broadcasting.

Mr Jonathon Charles Wilfred Kirk, of Waimate. For services to agriculture.

Mr Peter Reid Lange, of Auckland. For services to ceramic arts.

Mr Timothy Grant Livingstone, of Auckland. For services to business and the community.

Mr Rodney George Macann, of Waikanae. For services to opera and the Baptist Church.

Mrs Carole Josephine Maddix, of Auckland. For services to netball.

Mr John Stewart McBeth, of Wellington. For services as a sports broadcaster.

Mr Keven Filipo Mealamu, of Auckland. For services to rugby.

Mr Bernard Hanmer Monk, of Greymouth. For services to the community.

Mr Peter Corran Morris, of Masterton. For services to equestrian sports.

Mr Alexander Ross Morrison, of Auckland. For services to tennis.

Mrs Dawn Cecelia Morrison, of Auckland. For services to tennis.

Ms Jan Moss, of Auckland. For services to the care of disabled people.

Mrs Linda Patricia Nelson, of Eketahuna. For services to agriculture and women.

Mr Ma'a Nonu, of Toulon, France. For services to rugby.

Ms Te Aroha Paenga, JP, of Auckland. For services to Māori.

Ms Jane Frances Patterson, of Auckland. For services to sports administration.

Mr Malcolm Stewart Rands, of Auckland. For services to business, conservation, and philanthropy.

Mrs Carol Margaret Rose, of Wakefield. For services to the community.

Mr Bernard James Rush, of Whanganui. For services to the New Zealand Fire Service and Urban Search and Rescue.

Mr Adam Lindsay Gordon Ryall, of Auckland. For services to the Deaf and as a philanthropist.

Mr Colin Neil Smith, of Greymouth. For services to the community.

Mr Conrad Gerard Smith, of Pau, France. For services to rugby.

Mr Rex Smith, of Auckland. For services to cricket.

Mrs Carolyn Gay Solomon, of Auckland. For services to education.

Mr Lee Osborne Stevens, of Auckland. For services to the community.

Mrs Julia Margaret Tattershaw, JP, of Gore. For services to senior citizens and the community.

Ms Rachel Emere Taulelei, of Lower Hutt. For services to the food and hospitality industry.

Mr John Stuart Taylor, of Auckland. For services to education.

Mrs Wharemawhai Mina Timutimu, of Whakatane. For services to Māori and midwifery.

Mr Gerard Justin Toebes, of Wellington. For services to basketball.

Mr Christopher Turver, JP, of Otaki. For services to journalism, local government and the community.

Mr Colin Ward, of Wellington. For services to softball.

Mr Tony Dale Woodcock, of Kaukapakapa. For services to rugby.

Captain Mark Robert Worsfold, of Auckland. For services to the New Zealand Defence Force.

Mr Darren Walter Wright, of Christchurch. For services to the community.

Honorary

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following Honorary appointment to The New Zealand Order of Merit:

MNZM

To be an Honorary Member of the said Order:

Mr Eiichi Ishii, of Tokyo, Japan. For services to New Zealand-Japan relations, golf and tourism.

Dated at Wellington this 31st day of December 2015.

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

The Queen's Service Order

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The Queen's Service Order:

QSO

To be Companions of the said Order:

Judge Leslie Herrick Atkins, QC, of Palmerston North. For services to the judiciary.

Ms Sandra Joy Clare Beatie, of Paraparaumu. For services to the State.

Mr Geoffrey Mark Dangerfield, of Lower Hutt. For services to the State.

Mr Heta Kenneth Hingston, of Rotorua. For services to Māori and the judiciary.

Judge David James Robert Holderness, of Christchurch. For services to the judiciary and the community.

Judge John James Dashwood Strettell, of Queenstown. For services to the judiciary.

The Queen's Service Medal

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following awards of The Queen's Service Medal:

QSM

Mrs Jane Morice Barraud Aim, of Wellington. For services to the community.

Mr David Graham Martin Allerton, of Urenui. For services to the New Zealand Fire Service and sailing.

Ms Diane Mary Ammundsen, of Paraparaumu. For services to the community.

Ms Fiona Jane Anderson, of Auckland. For services to the community.

Mrs Hannah Estelle Benda, of Lower Hutt. For services to the Jewish community and women.

Mrs Hilary Anne Brown, of Taupo. For services to the community and public speaking.

Mr Douglas Frederick Callahan, of Gisborne. For services to trampolining.

Mr Billie Nelson Walter Hector Chote, of Ashhurst. For services to education.

Ms Mary-Anne Mereana Crawford, JP, of Tolaga Bay. For services to the community.

Mr Bruce William Peter Cronin, JP, of Tauranga. For services to the community.

Mr Rodger Leslie Curtice, of Auckland. For services to surf life saving.

Mr Kenneth Gordon Davidson, of Otautau. For services to the community.

Mrs Mary Davies, of Waipukurau. For services to music.

Mr Garry John Donnithorne, of Christchurch. For services to the community.

Mr Kevin James Drummond, of Waiuku. For services to the New Zealand Fire Service.

Mrs Jennifer Marion Edwards, of Whitianga. For services to people with cancer.

Mrs Judith Ann Faris, of Alexandra. For services to music and the community.

Mrs Noeline Helen Farley, of Auckland. For services to the community.

Mr Ross Bernard Frisby, of Auckland. For services to football.

Mrs Sheila Gasparich, of Whangaparaoa. For services to the community.

Mr Maurice James Gerrand, of Huntly. For services to the community.

Ms Valma Eunice Hallam, of Tauranga. For services to people with Alzheimer's and dementia.

Ms Bronwyn Sadie Hanna, of Whakatane. For services to the New Zealand Cadet Forces.

Mrs Kathleen Ann Hansen, of Auckland. For services to historical research.

Mrs Kataraina Hodge, of Te Awamutu. For services to Māori.

Mr Michael George Kelly, of Whangamata. For services to the community.

Sister Thirza Margaret Lancaster, of Wellington. For services to the community.

Mr Alan Barry Mackintosh, of Gisborne. For services to the community.

Mrs Honora Mary Martelletti, JP, of Matamata. For services to the community.

Mrs Shefali Mehta, JP, of Auckland. For services to the Indian community.

Mr Wayne David Moultrie, of Mt Maunganui. For services to the community.

Mrs Anne Murray, of Whanganui. For services to the community.

Ms Gillian Mary Nicholas, of Rotorua. For services to the community.

Mr Graham William Painter, of Auckland. For services to the community.

Mr Jeffrey George Percival, of Rotorua. For services to scouting.

Mr Malcolm Ross Plimmer, of Palmerston North. For services to the community.

Mr Brian Edward Powell, of Blenheim. For services to heritage preservation and the community.

Ms Anne Marie Rotarangi-Kendall, of Auckland. For services to Māori and the community.

Mrs Gwenda May Ruegg, of Whakatane. For services to swimming and theatre.

Mrs Carol Patricia Seymour, of Takapau. For services to the community.

Mr William Wallace Simmers, of Wellington. For services to the community.

Dr Cecilia Casware Smith-Hamel, of Timaru. For services to mental health.

Mrs Mary Diana Stanley-Shepherd, of Christchurch. For services to dance and the community.

Mrs Hola Ki Ha'amea Lavakei'aho Toki Taue, of Auckland. For services to the Pacific community.

Mrs Iris Thomas, of Tauranga. For services to sport and the community.

Mrs Janet Grace Tucker, of Dunedin. For services to the community.

Mr Te Uranga O Te Ra Tuwhakairiora Tuhaka, of Gisborne. For services to veterans and the community.

Mr Lani Tupu, JP, of Martinborough. For services to the Pacific community.

Mr Ian Frank Warren, of Christchurch. For services to health and the community.

Ms Kathleen Bonde Williams, of Rotorua. For services to senior citizens and the community.

Mrs Diane Ellen Gray Wilson, JP, of Auckland. For services to genealogy and the community.

Mrs Robin Wynne-Williams, of Christchurch. For services to mental health support.

Dated at Wellington this 31st day of December 2015.

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

The New Zealand Distinguished Service Decoration

The Queen has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following awards of The New Zealand Distinguished Service Decoration:

New Zealand Defence Force

DSD

Commander Louisa Ann Gritt, of Auckland. For services to the New Zealand Defence Force.

Chief Petty Officer Anthony Nickel, of Auckland. For services to the New Zealand Defence Force.

Wing Commander Andrew John Scott, of Porirua. For services to the New Zealand Defence Force.

Dated at Wellington this 31st day of December 2015.

MICHAEL WEBSTER, Clerk of the Executive Council.