News: 9 January 2023
Congratulations to all the New Zealanders recognised for their service to the country and the arts, culture, heritage and broadcasting communities in the 2023 New Year Honours list.
To be Dames Companion of the said Order:
- Ms Miranda Catherine Millais Harcourt for services to the screen industry and theatre.
To be Knights Companion of the said Order:
- Dr Haare Mahanga Te Wehinga Williams for services to Māori, literature and education
To be Officers of the said Order:
- Ms Michèle Edith A'Court, for services to the entertainment and comedy industries.
- Ms Elizabeth Anne Caldwell for services to the arts.
- Mr David Rodney Fane for services to the performing arts.
- Professor Rangiānehu Matamua for services to Māori astronomy.
- Ms Janine Rania Morrell-Gunn for services to children's television and the community.
- Ms Pānia Christine Papa for to Māori language education and broadcasting.
- Ms Lisa-Jane Taouma for services to Pacific arts and the screen industry.
To be Members of the said Order:
- Mr David Christopher Chapple for services to the community and heritage preservation.
- Dr Gina Annette Cole, for services to literature.
- Ms Catherine Mary Cornish for services to the performing arts.
- Ms Penelope Jane Jackson for services to art crime research and visual arts.
- Ms Lakiloko Tepae Keakea for services to Tuvaluan art.
- Ms Marilyn Rhonda Kohlhase for services to Pacific arts and education.
- Dr Alana Marissa Lopesi for services to the arts.
- Dr Paul Allan Maunder for services to the arts and the community.
- Ms Betty-Anne Maryrose Monga for services to music.
- Ms Rosanna Marie Raymond for services to Pacific art.
- Mr Charles Beswick Wilkinson for services to arts governance and the community.
The Queen's Service Order
The King has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following appointments to The Queen's Service Order:
To be Companions of the said Order:
- Mr Kura Te Rangi Moeahu for services to Māori and the arts.
- Mrs Naomi Ruth Baker-Wenley for services to opera.
The Queen's Service Medal
The King has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following awards of The Queen's Service Medal:
- Mr Geoffrey Denis Clews for services to the arts and the community.
- Ms Helen Whittaker for services to art and the community.
The New Zealand Antarctic Medal
The King has been pleased, on the celebration of the New Year, to make the following award of The New Zealand Antarctic Medal:
- Mr Nigel John Watson, of Christchurch. For services to Antarctic heritage preservation.
183 people have been recognised for their achievement and contribution to their communities. The full list of the New Zealand Royal Honours is available at:
Published on 9th January 2023