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Investitures – Government House Auckland

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Media release 22 September 2008

Investitures – Government House Auckland

The achievements of New Zealanders across a wide spectrum of fields will be celebrated at Investiture Ceremonies at Government House Auckland this week.
The Governor-General, Hon Anand Satyanand, will host four ceremonies at 10.30am on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week (September 23—26). Those to receive their honours include Sir Murray Halberg, who will be made a Member of the Order of New Zealand. Sir Murray will receive the Badge worn by the late Sir Edmund Hillary.

Also receiving awards are Glenfield’s Taufui Aevalu Paea who will receive the NZ Bravery Star for tackling a man, who stabbed and killed his neighbour, Elisabeth and Neville Findlay, of the Zambesi brand, former MP Joe Hawke, journalist Warwick Roger, Navman founder Peter Maire, and former rugby and rugby league player Va'aiga Tuigamala. Others being invested include:

Tuesday 23 September 10.30am:

- E/Prof Albert Marshall, Mt Albert, DCNZM for services to acoustical science
- Anaru Rangiheuea, Rotorua, CNZM, for services to Maori and the community
- John Robertson, Papakura, QSO, for services to local government
- Elisabeth & Neville Findlay, Parnell, ONZM, for services to fashion and business
- Joe Hawke, Orakei, MNZM, for services to Maori and the community

Wednesday 24 September 10.30am:
- Sir Murray Halberg, Epsom, ONZ
- Rob Fenwick, Waiheke Island, CNZM, for services to conservation
- Dr Melanie Anae, Auckland, CNZM, for services to the Pacific Island community
- Dr Michael Vidulich, Ponsonby, QSM, for services to music

Thursday 25 September 10.30am:
- Anthony Nowell, Remuera, CNZM, for services to business
- Tione Haunui, Ngaruawahia, QSO, for services to Maori
- Warwick Roger, Devonport, ONZM, for services to journalism
- James and Jean Swindells, Te Kuiti, QSM, for services to conservation

Friday 26 September 10.30am:
- Peter Maire, Takapuna, DCNZM, for services to business
- Prof Jacqueline Rowarth, Palmerston Nth, CNZM, services to agricultural science
- Taufui Aevalu Paea, Glenfield, New Zealand Bravery Star
- John Eady, St Heliers, ONZM, for services to music, business and the community
- Paula Savage, Wellington, ONZM, for services to arts administration
- Va'aiga Tuigamala, Henderson, MNZM, for services to rugby and the community


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