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New Years Honours Waitakere

31 December 2004

Mick Shanahan BA, LLB, OBE,. Pioneering law practitioner, 40 years of legal services at Waitakere. Honorary solicitor of the Auckland Swimming Association and NZ Masters Swimming Association, inducted into the Waitakere Business Hall of Fame. Died, aged 82 years.

New Year’s Honours - Waitakere

New Zealand’s list of New Year Honours is headed by Waitakere MP, the Rt Hon Jonathan Hunt, Speaker of the House, for services to Parliament. Mr Hunt receives The Order of New Zealand (ONZ), and as a Member of the Order, becomes one of only 20 living people who share that honour.

Professor Richard (Dick) Bellamy has long championed conservation efforts at Bethells-Te Henga and O’Neills beaches. He is now a Companion of the Order for his services to science and education.

Gary Vernon Taylor JP of Waitakere, (former ARA Chairman and Chairman of the Environmental Defence Society) has received the Queen’s Service Order for community service.

Elizabeth Ann Malo and Matakite Rangi Malo, both of Waitakere, have each received the Queen’s Service Medal for community service.

Kenneth Victor Catt of Waitakere (Royal Forest and Bird Protection Society) has received the Queen’s Service Medal for public services.


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