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Auckland Investitures October 2016

Issue date: 
Friday, 30 September 2016

The Hip-Operation Crew founder, Billie Jordan, philanthropist Michael Friedlander, heritage hero George Farrant, top surgeons Dr Patrick Alley and Emeritus Professor Bryan Parry and Maori cultural advisor, the late Mauriora Kingi are amongst the people whose achievements will be celebrated at investiture ceremonies at Government House in Auckland next week.

The Governor-General, The Rt Hon Dame Patsy Reddy, and Sir David Gascoigne, will host three ceremonies at Government House Auckland on Wednesday 5 October (2.30pm), and Thursday 6 October (10am and 2.30pm).

ENDS

Wednesday 05 October – 02.30pm

Sir Robert Fenwick of Auckland, KNZM, for services to conservation and business

George Farrant, of Auckland, CNZM, for services to heritage preservation

Elizabeth Coutts, of Auckland, ONZM, for services to governance

Gavin Walker, of Auckland, ONZM, for services to the State and business

Dr Patrick Alley, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to health

Billie Jordan, of Waiheke Island, MNZM, for services to seniors and dance

Dianne Kidd, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to health administration

Mauriora Kingi, of Rotorua, MNZM, for services to Māori

Hariata Paikea, of Rotorua, MNZM, for services to health and Māori

John Taylor, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to education

Tara Lorigan, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to business and women

Lesley Anderson, of Auckland, QSM, for services to scouting

Cliff Deery, of Auckland, QSM, for services to the New Zealand Fire Service and the community

Thursday 06 October – 10.00am

Sir Christopher Mace, of Auckland, KNZM, for services to science and education

Dr Tom Miller, of Auckland, CNZM, for services to medical research

Professor Wei Gao, of Auckland, ONZM, for services to science and engineering

Peter Haythornthwaite, of Kaikohe, ONZM, for services to design

Shelley Campbell, of Waiheke Island, MNZM, for services to health and people with disabilities

Marlene Flavell, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to netball

Ken Moreland, of Cambridge, MNZM, for services to rugby

Mary Nemaia, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to the Niuean community

Barry Sinclair, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to cricket

Raymond Beatson, of Auckland, QSM, for services to the community and veterans

Andrea Hawkless, of Auckland, QSM, for services to people with severe epilepsy

Selma Scott, of Christchurch, QSM, for services to the Pacific community

Patrick Taylor, of Tauranga, QSM, for services to the community

Jaap Van Dorsser, of Rotorua, QSM, for services to the environment

Thursday 06 October – 2.30pm

Sir Michael Friedlander, of Auckland, KNZM, for services to philanthropy

Janice Dawson, of Auckland, CNZM, for services to governance

Joyce, Lady Simpson, of Christchurch, CNZM, for services as a philanthropist

Emeritus Professor Bryan Parry, of Auckland, ONZM, for services to colorectal surgery

Gary Troup, of Manukau, ONZM, for services to sport and the community

Sandra Alofivae, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to the Pacific community and youth

Gary Schofield, of the United States of America, MNZM, for services as an artist and to New Zealand-United States relations

Rahera Shortland, of Kerikeri, MNZM,for services to Māori, education and television

Garnet Tregonning, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to orthopaedics

John Ure, of Helensville, MNZM, for services to music

Richard Carruthers, of Nelson, QSM, for services to theatre and osteopathy

Neville Haydon, of Auckland, QSM, for services to horticulture

Nicholas Puharich, of Dargaville, QSM, for services to the community

Arihia Stirling, of Auckland, QSM, for services to education and Māori

Last updated: 
Friday, 30 September 2016

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