Gordon Campbell | Parliament TV | Parliament Today | News Video | Crime | Employers | Housing | Immigration | Legal | Local Govt. | Maori | Welfare | Unions | Youth | Search

 


Investitures at Government House Auckland

Media release - Government House - 6 May 2013

Investitures at Government House Auckland

Former All Black Sir John Kirwan, Olympic rowers and medalists Hamish Bond, Nathan Cohen, Eric Murray, netballer Temepara Bailey, rugby league coach Graham Lowe, educationalist and businesswoman Dame Wendy Pye, Māori academic Professor Linda Smith, and former Cabinet Ministers Hon Dr Wayne Mapp and Hon George Hawkins are among more than 40 people whose diverse achievements will be celebrated at investiture ceremonies at Government House in Auckland this week.

The Governor-General, Lt Gen The Rt Hon Sir Jerry Mateparae, and Lady Janine Mateparae, will host three ceremonies at Government House Auckland on Wednesday 8 May (10am and 2.30pm) and Thursday 9 May (10am).

Dame Wendy Pye and Sir John Kirwan will be invested as Dames or Knights Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit. Professor Linda Smith will become a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit while Graham Lowe will become an Officer of the Order. Temepara Bailey, Hamish Bond, Nathan Cohen and Eric Murray will become Members of the NZ Order of Merit. Mr Hawkins and Dr Mapp will become Companions of the Queen’s Service Order. (see full list below)


Wednesday, 8 May—10am
• Geoffrey Ricketts, Auckland, CNZM for services to education, the arts and business
• Hon George Hawkins, of Auckland, QSO for services as a Member of Parliament
• Dr John Craig, Whangarei, ONZM for services to conservation
• Emeritus Professor Glynnis Cropp, Palmerston North, ONZM for services to research in the humanities
• Robert de Leur, of Auckland, ONZM for services to the building industry
• Graham Lowe, Albany, ONZM for services to the community
• Diane Brown, Dunedin, MNZM for services as a writer and educator
• Nathan Cohen, Cambridge, MNZM for services to rowing
• Dr Reena Ramsaroop, Auckland, MNZM for services as a histocytopathologist
• Ann Andrews, Auckland, QSM for services to the community
• Giri Gupta, Auckland, QSM for services to business and the Indian community
• Jillian Nerheny, Auckland, QSM for services to the community
• Patrick Thompson, Auckland, QSM for services to Māori and the deaf community
• Barbara Thomson, Whangarei, QSM for services to the performing arts
• George Wheeler, Auckland, QSM for services to veterans

Wednesday 8 May 2.30pm
• Sir John Kirwan, Auckland, KNZM for services to mental health and rugby
• Professor Linda Smith, Hamilton, CNZM for services to Māori and education
• Dr Hon Wayne Mapp, Auckland, QSO for services as an MP
• John Morris, Auckland, ONZM for services to education
• Doris de Pont, Auckland, ONZM for services to fashion
• Temepara Bailey, Auckland, MNZM for services to netball
• Hamish Bond, Cambridge, MNZM for services to rowing
• Ian Hay, Auckland, MNZM for services to the community
• Eric Murray, Cambridge, MNZM for services to rowing
• Peter Thorburn, Auckland, MNZM for services to rugby
• Michael Andrewes, Dunedin, QSM for services to opera
• Georgia Ball, Auckland, QSM for services to youth and the community
• William Burrill, Auckland, QSM for services to regional parks and conservation
• Parbhu Kanji, Auckland, QSM for services to cricket and the Indian community
• Anand Naidu, Auckland, QSM for services to the Indian community
• Patricia Porter, Hauraki Plains, QSM for services to the community

Thursday 9 May 10am
• Dame Wendy Pye, Auckland, DNZM for services to business and education
• John Buck, Havelock North, CNZM for services to the wine industry and the arts
• Dr Lester Levy, Auckland, CNZM for services to health and education
• John Slater, Auckland, ONZM for services to the community
• Selina Webb, Whakatane, ONZM for services to health and education
• Stephen Bell, Auckland, MNZM for services to youth
• Wendy Duff, Auckland, MNZM for services to people with autism
• Dr Anthony Lanigan, Auckland, MNZM for services to tertiary education and the community
• Raymond Baker, Auckland, QSM for services to the Jewish community and the racing industry
• Donald Brebner, Tauranga, QSM for services to the community
• Miyoko Hammersley, Rotorua, QSM for services as a hospital chaplain
• Jenifer Prattley, Kaiapoi, QSM for services to the Royal NZ SPCA
• Herakwal Singh Bains, Cambridge, QSM for services to the Indian community
• Lynette Thornton, Auckland, QSM for services to the community


ENDS

© Scoop Media

 
 
 
 
 
Parliament Headlines | Politics Headlines | Regional Headlines

 

PARLIAMENT TODAY:

  • Govt Probed Over Health & Safety
  • Questions and Answers 28-05-15
  • Week in Parliament 22-05-15
  • Saturday Sitting
  • House Rises At Midnight
  • Telco Levy Bill Passes
  • Telco Levy Bill Completes First Reading
  • Social Housing Bill Passes Under Urgency

  • Labour Party: McCully Doesn’t Deny Bribe In Saudi Sheep Scandal

    “In Parliament today I asked Murray McCully directly: Why is he the first Minister in history to back a multi-million dollar facilitation arrangement which in other jurisdictions is called a bribe? says Labour’s Export Growth and Trade spokesperson ... More>>

    ALSO:

    Welfare: Closure Of Relationships Aotearoa

    The Aotearoa New Zealand Association of Social Workers (ANZASW) Chief Executive Lucy Sandford-Reed is concerned about the closure of a national service which provides a wide range of services to rural and urban communities throughout New Zealand. More>>

    ALSO:

    TPPA: University Of Auckland Warns Of Negative TPP Impact

    The University of Auckland May 20, 2015 University of Auckland Warns of Negative TPP Impact With the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiation drawing to a close, the University of Auckland has expressed serious concerns about its potential implications. ... More>>

    NZ Flag: Flag Referendum Gets Hit Hard In New Poll

    The latest Campbell Live text poll confirms it is time for the Prime Minister to listen to the public and shelve his flag referendum, says the New Zealand First Leader Rt Hon Winston Peters. More>>

    Gordon Campbell: The Government’s Belated Moves On Property Speculation

    Is it a property tax on capital gains or a capital gains tax on property? The Jesuitical distinctions in the government’s spin about its latest moves on property speculators are all about whether the government can claim that it jumped, or confess that it ... More>>

    Grant Robertson:
    Key Can’t Just Be Prime Minister For Parnell

    John Key must show New Zealanders in next week’s Budget that he is more than the Prime Minister for Parnell, and is also the Prime Minister for Pine Hill, Putararu and Palmerston North, Labour’s Finance spokesperson Grant Robertson says. In a ... More>>


    Labour Party: More Regional Jobs Go In Corrections Reshape

    News that 194 Corrections staff are to lose their jobs will have ramifications not only for them and their families but for the wider community, Labour’s Corrections spokesperson Kelvin Davis says. Prison units at Waikeria, Tongariro and Rimutaka ... More>>

    ALSO:

  • NZ First - Prison Job Losses to Send Money Offshore
  • TPPA: ‘Team Obama’ Regroups On Fast Track, Still Not Deliverable

    ‘After yesterday’s stinging and unexpected defeat for the Obama administration’s attempt to advance Fast Track legislation in the US Senate, Senate leaders have worked up a compromise they think will get them past this blockage’, according to Auckland ... More>>

    NZ Government: 5,500 More Doctors And Nurses In Our Hospitals

    Health Minister Jonathan Coleman says a record number of doctors and nurses are working in District Health Boards across the country. More>>

    Controller and Auditor General: Katherine Rich Conflict of Interest Decision

    We are writing to you about a matter that has been raised with us by members of the public. More>>

    ALSO:

    Budget 2015: Andrew Little On The 2015 Budget

    Speaking to the Chamber of Commerce, the Labour opposition leader attacked the government’s approach to economic issues facing New Zealand. He said they have been “more than reckless in their complacency” and “the next week’s budget will do nothing ... More>>

    Defence Force: NZDF Building Partner Capacity Mission Personnel In Iraq

    NZDF Building Partner Capacity Mission Personnel in Iraq The New Zealand Defence Force Building Partner Capacity training mission contingent is in place at Taji Military Complex in Iraq. The Chief of Defence Force Lieutenant General Tim Keating says the ... More>>

    PM Press Conference: ACC Levy Cuts Announced

    In a press conference this afternoon in Wellington, ACC Minister Nikki Kaye proposed $500 million worth of ACC levy cuts. More>>

    Quakes: New Process For Red Zone Crown Offers

    Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Minister Gerry Brownlee has announced a process to give everyone a say on the Crown offers to owners of vacant, commercial/industrial and uninsured properties in the Residential Red Zone. More>>

    ALSO:

    Get More From Scoop

     

    LATEST HEADLINES

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Politics
    Search Scoop  
     
     
    Powered by Vodafone
    NZ independent news