1965 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1965 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries. They were announced on 1 January 1965 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1965.[1]

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB)[edit]

Military Division

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George (CMG)[edit]

  • George Burns - of Christchurch. For services to journalism.
  • John Thomson Gilkison - Commissioner of Works.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE)[edit]

Civil Division

Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • William Henry Cooper - of Auckland. For services to education.
  • Percy Dowse JP - Mayor of Hutt City.
  • Alister Murray Linton - Mayor of Rotorua.
  • Ernest Richard Toop JP - of Wellington. For services to local government.
Military Division
  • Brigadier Robert Boyd Dawson DSO - New Zealand Regular Force.

Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Arthur Dudley Carson - director of the Fields and Marginal Lands Divisions, Department of Lands and Survey.
  • Bertie Victor Cooksley MM - of Masterton. For services to the community.
  • Donald Alexander Finlayson JP - of Northland. For services to the dairy industry.
  • Alexander Kirkpatrick JP - of Hastings. For services to local government.
  • Grant Raglan Milne - of Wellington. For services in the field of engineering, particularly as president of the New Zealand Institution of Engineers.
  • Lawrence David Jose Nathan JP - of Auckland. For services to the community in the fields of philanthropy and local government.
  • Robert Steele Pearson - superintendent of the Youth Centre, Prisons Department, Waikeria.
  • Morton Sommerville Rennie - of Auckland. For services to agriculture.
  • Peter George Snell MBE - of Auckland. For his outstanding achievement in the field of athletics.
  • Miss Winifred Sarah Train - lately matron, Palmerston North Public Hospital.
  • Frederick Turnovsky - of Wellington. For services in the field of music.
Military Division
  • Commander John Malcolm Fielder VRD - Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Noel Rodney Ingle MVO ED - Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals (Regular Force).
  • Wing Commander Melville Harry Scott Innes-Jones - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Victor Maxwell Anderson - of Eketahuna. For services to local government.
  • Edward Stuart Bibby JP - of Waipawa. For services to the community.
  • Miss Ada Clark - of Auckland. For services to the Missions to Seamen Harbour Lights Guild.
  • Cyril James Cox JP. For services to the community, especially as chairman of the Nelson Health Camp Committee.
  • Leo Vernon Farthing JP - of Timaru. For services to local government and welfare organisations.
  • Hubert Menary Hammond - of Hamilton. For services to local government and horticulture.
  • David Livingstone Holmes JP. For community welfare services, especially as chairman of the Chatham Islands County Council.
  • Bruce Hutchen - of Taranaki. For services to the community.
  • Miss Laura May Cook Ingram JP - of Motueka. For services in the fields of community welfare and local government.
  • Herbert George Kemp JP - of Ashburton. For services to local government and the community.
  • Miss Mabel Mahinarangi Kewene - matron, Te Puia Springs Hospital, Gisborne.
  • Thomas McKenzie JP - of Invercargill. For services to farming.
  • Albert Henry Nees - of Blenheim. For services to local body affairs.
  • Edward Herbert Raymond JP - Mayor of Te Puke Borough Council.
  • William John Richards - Mayor of Hokitika.
  • Miss Te Kiato Riwai BEM - of Christchurch. For services as a welfare officer to the Māori people.
  • Martin Sydney Stanley Smith JP - deputy Mayor of Wanganui.
  • Ernest Wilfred Turner JP - of Auckland. For services to local government.
Military Division
  • Surgeon Lieutenant Commander Thomas Henry Logan - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Class I Jack Douglas Flowerday - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Regular Force).
  • Major James Frederick Moodie MC ED MB ChB MRCP - Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps (Regular Force).
  • Squadron Leader Herbert Keele Horne - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Warrant Officer Laurie Alexander Anderson - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Warrant Officer Brian Elliott Nye - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

For gallantry, Civil Division
  • Andrew Robert McFarlane - Constable, New Zealand Police. For arresting a mentally unbalanced man armed with a rifle.
  • Donald Kinloch White - Sergeant, New Zealand Police. For arresting a mentally unbalanced man armed with a rifle.
Civil Division
  • James Gordon Mearns - Station Maintenance Overseer, Ministry of Works Staff, Royal New Zealand Air Force Station, Hobsonville.
  • Hector Redvers Sear - chief guide, Waitomo Caves.
  • Archibald Frederick Williams - group scoutmaster, 1st Karori Group.
Military Division
  • Chief Petty Officer Writer Frederick Cozens - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Chief Petty Officer Electrician Michael John Patrick Headley - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Chief Radio Electrical Artificer Peter George Saunders - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Chief Petty Officer John Stokes - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Sergeant John Lawrence Rogers Lydiate - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Territorial Force).
  • Staff-Sergeant (temporary) John David Anson Wright - Royal New Zealand Artillery (Regular Force).
  • Flight Sergeant Maurice Alan Conroy - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Flight Sergeant James Walter Findlay - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Royal Red Cross[edit]

Associate of the Royal Red Cross (ARRC)[edit]

  • Matron Iris Frazer - Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps (Regular Force).

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Squadron Leader Edmund Chester Arundel - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Flight Lieutenant William Edmund Hugh Bromley - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Fire Service Medal for Distinguished Service (QFSM)[edit]

  • Leslie Roy Joseph Osmond - Chief Fire Officer, Christchurch Fire Brigade.
  • Hector Edward Braggins - lately Third Officer, Masterton Fire Brigade.

Queen's Police Medal for Distinguished Service (QPM)[edit]

  • William Smith Craigie - Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police Force.
  • Henry Mark Holmes - Detective Chief Superintendent, New Zealand Police Force.

Queen's Commendation for Valuable Service in the Air[edit]

  • Flying Officer Gerald Ayre - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 43531. pp. 43–46. 29 December 1964. Retrieved 8 June 2013.