1971 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1971 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 1971 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1971.[1]

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

  • Noel Cole – of Auckland. For outstanding services to the community.

Order of the Bath[edit]

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

Military Division
  • Rear Admiral Lawrence George Carr DSC – Royal New Zealand Navy.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

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

  • Kendrick Gee Archer – of Christchurch. For most valuable services as a Judge of the Valuation Court and chairman of various administrative tribunals.
  • Ivan Thomas – of Wellington. For most valuable services as general manager of the New Zealand Railways.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division
  • Brian Gerald Barratt-Boyes CBE MB ChM. For outstanding services as surgeon-in-charge of the cardio-thoracic unit at Green Lane Hospital, Auckland.
  • George Philip Proctor CBE – of Wellington. For outstanding services to manufacturing and the community.

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

Civil Division
  • Professor Ian Alistair Gordon – of Wellington. For very valuable services to university education.
  • James Robert Maddren – of Christchurch. For very valuable services to industry and the export drive.
  • Professor John Arthur Reginald Miles MD – of Dunedin. For very valuable services to science.
  • Alick Lindsay Poole – of Wellington. For very valuable services to the development of forestry and the forest industries.
Military Division
  • Brigadier Ian Thomas Galloway OBE ED – Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (Territorial Force).

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

Civil Division
  • Miss Marjory French Erne Adams – of Auckland. For valuable services to education as headmistress of Epsom Girls' Grammar School from 1953–1970.
  • The Right Reverend Owen Thomas Baragwanath ED – of Auckland. For valuable services to the community as a minister of religion.
  • Robert Colville Bradshaw – of Upper Hutt, For valuable services to industry and commerce.
  • The Reverend Haddon Charles Dixon – of Lower Hutt. For valuable services to the relief of hunger and poverty overseas.
  • John Lloyd Fenaughty – of Wellington. For valuable services as New Zealand Commissioner-General at Expo 70, Osaka.
  • Claude Jack Ferrier – of Christchurch. For valuable services to the community.
  • Miss Marie Louise Dansey Iles MBE – of Christchurch. For valuable services as general secretary of the Girl Guides Association.
  • Gilbert Maclean MB ChB. For valuable services to the community as chairman of the Wellington Hospital Board.
  • Russell Matthews – of New Plymouth. For valuable services to the community.
  • John Alexander Moreland – of Cambridge. For valuable services to the dairy industry.
  • Mrs Iriaka Rio Te Hihiri Ratana – of Whangaehu. For valuable services to the Māori people.
  • Mrs Constance Egmont Tulloch MBE – of Putaruru. For valuable services to the community, especially as chairman of the Waikato Hospital Board.
  • Edward William Desmond Unwin MBE ED. For valuable services as chairman of the Timaru Harbour Board.
Military Division
  • Commander Raymond Frederick Sanderson VRD – Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve.
  • Lieutenant-Colonel Arthur Wynyard Beasley – Royal New Zealand Army Medical Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Group Captain Nelson Hastings Bright – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

Civil Division
  • Lloyd James Appleton – of Dannevirke. For services to local government and journalism.
  • Thomas Frank Armstrong Archer – of Nelson. For services as president of the New Zealand Fruit Growers Federation Limited, 1950–1966.
  • Neil Alexander Barr – of Kaukapakapa. For services as founder of the Farm Forestry Association in New Zealand.
  • Frederick Harold Bennett. For services to local government as chairman of the Masterton County Council.
  • Percival Mahan Brooker – of Wellington. For services to brass band music.
  • Stanley Crawford Childs – of Pukekohe. For services to local government.
  • Mrs Mollie Christie MB ChB – of Wanganui. For services to the community.
  • Wilfred Trevor Church – of Hamilton. For services to the community.
  • Alan Harry De Costa – of Gisborne. For services to surf life saving.
  • Frank McGregor Henderson – of Lumsden. For services to agriculture and education.
  • Mrs Lily Annie Huggan. For services to the community especially as Mayor of Petone.
  • Mrs Eileen Marie Kelly – of Greymouth. For services to the community.
  • Father Thomas Gerarde Keyes – of Invercargill. For services to the rehabilitation of young offenders.
  • Harold Edward Lawrence – of Otorohanga. For services to local government.
  • Charles Frederic Le Cren – of Christchurch. For services to amputees.
  • Mrs Jessie Kennedy Lees – of New Plymouth. For services to the Women's Division of Federated Farmers.
  • Mrs Caroline Elizabeth Lepper – of Invercargill. For services to crippled children.
  • Lewis Rowland Lewis – of Napier. For services to education.
  • George Lorimer McLatchie – of Oamaru. For services to the poultry industry.
  • Colin Earl Meads – of Te Kuiti. For services to rugby football.
  • Walter Allan Parker. For services as Mayor of Kaitangata.
  • Henry Witen Bell Poppelwell – of Hastings. For services to the community.
  • Gordon Cowie Riddell – of Auckland. For services to the community.
  • Brian Preston Stevenson – of Auckland. For services to local government.
Military Division
  • Lieutenant Commander (Special) Ian George McLean – Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve.
  • Lieutenant Commander John Joseph Maire – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Second Class David Ernie Dorset – Corps of Royal New Zealand Engineers (Regular Force).
  • Warrant Officer First Class Roland Alfred Manning – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Regular Force).
  • Warrant Officer First Class George Hedley Newcomb – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Territorial Force).
  • Warrant Officer William Twaddle Frickleton Buchanan MM – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Flight Lieutenant Walter George Carruthers – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Companion of the Imperial Service Order (ISO)[edit]

  • Ian Greville Watt – of Auckland. For valuable services as director of the Meat Division, Department of Agriculture.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Civil Division
  • Ernest Ashton – of Nelson. For services to the community especially as a member of the St John Ambulance Association.
  • Mrs Sheila Currie – of Christchurch. For services to disabled and handicapped children.
  • Mrs Daphne Matilda Dobell – of Kaitaia. For services to the community.
  • Leigh Sherris Gooch – of Takapau. For services to the scouting movement.
  • Mrs Zella Eugenie Harrison – of Hokitika. For services to the community.
  • George Charles Hart – of Auckland. For services to the community.
  • Joseph Frederick Jobson – of Linden. For services as a member of the Post Office.
  • Mrs Eileen Elizabeth Lane – of Christchurch. For services to netball.
  • Mrs Marjorie Isabel Pilkington – of Opotiki. For services to the community.
  • Miss Agnes Reid – of Auckland. For services to intellectually handicapped children.
  • Constable Raymond John Ruane – of Katikati. For services to the community.
  • John Smith – of Rotorua. For services as a tour coach driver.
  • Mrs Winifrede Mary Smith – of Ranfurly. For services to the community.
Military Division
  • Chief Marine Engineering Artificer Kelvin William Hunt – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Petty Officer Leigh George Morley – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Staff-Sergeant Wallace Richards – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Territorial Force).
  • Staff-Sergeant (Temporary Warrant Officer Second Class) Daniel Wilfred Wilson – New Zealand Special Air Service (Regular Force).
  • Flight Sergeant Wallace Frederick Cleaver – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Flight Sergeant Joseph John Keegan – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Temporary Sergeant Ronald Allan Nicholson – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Lieutenant Commander Nigel Hawkesly Burbury – Royal Navy.
  • Squadron Leader Donald Raymond Smith – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

  • Frank Albert Hardy – Chief Fire Officer, Christchurch Fire Brigade.
  • Peter Habib – Fireman, Haumoana.

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)[edit]

  • George Stuart Austing – Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police Force.

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

  • Flight Lieutenant John Stewart Hosie – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand list: The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 45264. pp. 39–42. 31December 1970. Retrieved 14 June 2013.