1982 Birthday Honours

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Queen's Birthday Honours are announced on or around the date of the Queen's Official Birthday in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom. The dates vary, both from year to year and from country to country. All are published in supplements to the London Gazette and many are conferred by the monarch (or her representative) some time after the date of the announcement, particularly for those service people on active duty.

The 1982 Queen's Birthday honours list for New Zealand was announced on 12 June 1982.[1][2]

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

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

  • Kenneth Walter Kiddle - Chairman, New Zealand Apple and Pear Marketing Board.
  • Raymond Walter Ralph White - lately Governor of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire (DBE)[edit]

Civil Division

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

Military Division

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

Civil Division
  • Prof. Alan Joseph Alldred. For services to orthopaedic surgery.
  • Emeritus Prof. Kenneth Brailey Cumberland. For services to geography and the community.
  • Charles John Dempsey. For services to association football.
  • John Fraser Robertson - Secretary for Justice.
Military Division
  • Brigadier John Webster Mawson MVO (V205087) - Brigadiers List, New Zealand Army

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

Civil Division
  • Beville Robert Austin JP. For services to the community.
  • Henry John Lester Bailey. For services to the community.
  • Lindsay John MacFarlarie Black - lately Specialist Orthopaedic Surgeon, West Coast Hospital Board.
  • David Alan Bowron. For services to manufacturing and the community.
  • Peter Thomas Button. For services to search and rescue operations.
  • Haydn Neil Guymer. For services to export.
  • John Hildebrand Holderness. For services to scouting and the community.
  • Dr Norcott de Bisson Hornibrook - Chief Micropalaeontologist, New Zealand Geological Survey, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research, 1951–1981.
  • Hugh Milson Linklater. For services to farming and the community.
  • Miss Elizabeth Hazel Lissaman (Mrs Hall). For services to pottery.
  • Alan William Mackney. For services to forestry and the community.
  • Peter Heywood Malone. For services to the veterinary profession.
  • Gordon Charles Mason JP. For services to local government.
  • Onny Parun. For services to tennis.
  • John Charles Paterson. For services to agriculture.
  • Dr Lancelot Eric Richdale. For services to ornithology.
  • Mrs Clementina Smeeton. For. services to returned servicewomen, nursing and the community.
  • Mrs Lagitafuke Haioti Viliko. For services to the people of Niue.
  • George Frederick Vincent. For services to badminton and softball.
  • Walter Robertson Fleming - Deputy Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police.
Military Division
  • Captain Kelvin John Lewis (W13659) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Lieutenant Colonel John Alexander Dixon (D35341) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Group Captain Albert Edward Thomson, AFC (B75004) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

Civil Division
  • Oliver Richard Arkell. For services to the community.
  • Miss Sylvia Ashton-Warner. For services to education and literature.
  • Ian Nelson Drummond. For services to returned servicemen and the community.
  • Peter Glen. For services to the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
  • Miss Dorothy Helen Hamilton. For services as a dental nurse and to the community.
  • George Sinclair Hanson - President, New Zealand Lamb Company Ltd. For services to export.
  • John David Monroe Herron - lately Rector, Bayfield High School, Dunedin.
  • Robin Cromwell Holst. For services to music.
  • George Leslie Victor Hunter. For services to the taxi industry.
  • Arthur Russell Kerse. For services to the New Zealand Crippled Children Society.
  • Clive Kingsley-Smith. For services to the community.
  • Alan Julian La Roche. For services to the community.
  • Keith Reginald Leckie. For services to swimming.
  • Richard Norman Lyon - Superintendent, Armament Stores Depot and Inspector of Naval Ordnance, Auckland.
  • Albert Bernard Macdonald. For services to the community.
  • Miss Kathleen Isabel McRoberts. For services to music.
  • Mrs Anna Marie Millar. For services to the Māori people.
  • Stewart Rutherford Morrison. For services to adult education and the arts.
  • Mrs Naomi Oakly. For services to the community.
  • Cyril Pascoe Perry JP. For services to the Sheep Dog Trial Association.
  • Alan Kirkland Prince JP. For services to the community.
  • Jack Ranfurly Arthur Onslow Rogers. For services to the community.
  • Blair Goldesborough Stockwell. For services to cycling.
  • Rodney George Sutton. For services to music.
Military Division
  • Warrant Officer Seaman Gunnery Instructor Kenneth Johnston (F17025) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Marine Engineering Artificer Noel William White (A17211) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Major Ian Moorcroft Bolton ED (M829115) - Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Major Christopher Bernard Mullane (T40562) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Major and Quartermaster Robert Percy Withers (S896027) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Flight Lieutenant Graham Hugo Page Hanify (F714477) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Service Order[edit]

Companions of the Queen's Service Order for Community Service (QSO)[edit]

Companions of the Queen's Service Order for Public Services (QSO)[edit]

  • Robert Agnew.
  • Jack Brand.
  • Mrs Mavis Amy Campbell.
  • Ivan George Elder.
  • Peter Mercer.
  • James Henry Mitchell.
  • Mrs Eve Poole.
  • Miss Mary Allan Ronnie (Mrs O'Connor) - National Librarian, National Library of New Zealand, 1976–81.

Queen's Service Medal[edit]

Queen's Service Medal for Community Service (QSM)[edit]

  • Mrs Florence Amy Balfour.
  • Mrs Rita Margaret Baughen.
  • Henry Desmond Bennett JP.
  • Mrs Margaret Napier Boyce.
  • Mrs Sybil Elizabeth Clifton-Mogg.
  • Graham Thomas Condon.
  • Mrs Mildred Coursey.
  • John Fisher Davidson.
  • Mrs Vivienne Ellen Degenkolbe.
  • William Vincett Griffin.
  • James Clifford Harbut.
  • Mrs Helen Joyce Hole.
  • Mrs Olga May Jekyll.
  • Frederick William Harris Jones.
  • Mrs Shona Elsie Kempton.
  • Mrs Helen Roberta Richardson Kidd.
  • Mrs Kathleen Dorothy Kirkby.
  • Mrs Gladys Elizabeth Lee.
  • Mrs Ella Margaret McLeod JP.
  • Mrs Florence Isabel Mechen.
  • Mrs Joyce Meiklejohn.
  • Mrs Winifred Edith Osborne.
  • Mrs Isabel Winifred Palmer.
  • Miss Hazel Mary Phillips.
  • Arnold Raymond Rae.
  • Mrs Catherine Aird Suddaby.
  • Mrs Minnie Doreen Sutton.
  • Arnold Thomas.
  • Mrs Myra Everett Tripp.
  • Mrs Phyllis Cordelia Weir.
  • Tamati Wharehuia.

Queen's Service Medal for Public Services (QSM)[edit]

  • Douglas Ernest Aldridge JP.
  • Miss Vera Ballance.
  • Richard Stuart Benner.
  • The Reverend Father Patrick Lorenzo Bracken.
  • Mrs Joan Millward Bull.
  • George Kenmir Bunce.
  • Norman Allan Carran JP.
  • Brian Leslie Cox.
  • Miss Kalapu Kula Fiaola - Staff Nurse, Tokelau Public Service.
  • Harold Ernest Godber JP.
  • Mrs Dorothy Steel Good.
  • Milton William Laurence Gosling JP.
  • Charles Cuthbert Knight QFSM JP.
  • Ronald Charles Lloyd.
  • Mrs Vera Daphne Malone.
  • Mrs Louise Frances Miller JP.
  • Thomas Richard Calvert Muir.
  • Bruce Herbert Orchard JP.
  • losefo Perez, Radio Operator, Tokelau Public Service.
  • Miss Elizabeth Stella Poole.
  • Mrs Gladys Mary Wallace.
  • Edmund Bentley Wild JP.
  • Angela Mary Harwood - Senior Sergeant, New Zealand Police.
  • Stanley Raymond Henry Keith - Detective Senior Sergeant, New Zealand Police.
  • Francis Bernard Tully - Senior Constable, New Zealand Police,

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

  • Brian Fenton Hyland - Fire Force Commander, New Zealand Fire Service, Christchurch.
  • Anthony Ronald Lyford - Fire Commander, New Zealand Fire Service, Whangarei.
  • Russell Edward Williams - Chief Fire Officer, Darfield Volunteer Fire Brigade.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division
  • Chief Petty Officer Marine Engineering Artificer Graeme Robert Cramond (A20815) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Sergeant Henare Taurima Baker (K773016) - Royal New Zealand Corps of Transport (Territorial Force).
  • Staff Sergeant Mathew John Te Pou (D42691) - Royal New Zealand Artillery.
  • Sergeant Stephen James Tesar (H45133) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Staff Sergeant Bevan Douglas Wright (Q214834) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Territorial Force).
  • Flight Sergeant Russell Gibson Bodman (J81060) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Wing Commander Kenneth Arthur Gayfer (U79368) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

  • Master Engineer John Walter Morris - Royal New Zealand Air Force.


  1. ^ New Zealand The London Gazette: (Supplement) no. 49010. p. 39. 12 June 1982.
  2. ^ "Queen's Birthday Honours 1982" (24 June 1982) 68 New Zealand Gazette 1995.