1983 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 1983 Queen's Birthday honours lists for New Zealand and the Cook Islands were announced on 11 June 1983.[1]

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

  • John Dean Goffin - Commissioner and Territorial Commander of the Salvation Army in New Zealand.
  • John Mowbray. For services to banking, commerce and the community.
  • Laurence Houghton Stevens CBE. For services to the textile industry and export.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George (KCMG)[edit]

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

  • Dr Herbert John Hall Hiddlestone - lately Director-General of Health, Department of Health.
  • Dr David Kear - Director-General of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
  • Paul Loxton Molineaux - lately Director, New Zealand Security Intelligence Service.
  • Robert Josiah Walton OBE QPM ED - Commissioner, New Zealand Police.

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division
Military Division
  • Brigadier Brian Thomas McMahon QHP (X30772) - Brigadiers' List, New Zealand Army.

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

Civil Division
  • Alfred Eric Edward Clark JP - Principal, Rutherford High School.
  • John Clark JP. For services to local and community affairs.
  • Arnold Thomas Clements. For services to returned servicemen and the community.
  • Charles Frederick Collins. For services to cricket.
  • Morton William Coutts. For services to the brewing industry.
  • Reginald Clifford Dunlop JP. For services to farming and the community.
  • John Douglas Gerard. For services to the legal profession and the arts.
  • Dr Erin Michael George Griffin. For services as a general practitioner and to the community.
  • The Reverend Dr Adam Maitland Lang MacFarlan MC. For services to education and the community.
  • Ronald George McGregor JP. For services to rugby league and the community.
  • Guy Ngan. For services to the arts.
  • Mrs Frances Kathleen Louisa Orton JP. For services to the community.
  • David Ian Pezaro JP. For services to the community.
  • Denis Bernard Saunders JP. For services to the community.
  • Peter Joseph Smith. For services to the Taranaki Hospital Board and the community.
  • Robert Keith Somerville. For services to agriculture.
  • Ralph Gilbert Winwood. For services to local government.
  • Malcolm Thomas Churches - Deputy Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police.
Military Division
  • Captain John Anthony Botfield Lewis (S15150) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Colonel Owen Edward Mann (B818065) - Colonels' List, New Zealand Army.
  • Group Captain Colin William Rudd AFC (A75049) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

Civil Division
  • Mrs Hilda Bessie Allen. For services to nursing and the community.
  • Frank Albert Brittain. For services to aviation.
  • Brian Henry Bull. For services to education and the community.
  • Thomas Reynolds Clarkson. For services to amateur radio.
  • Henry Reginald Clay. For services to handicapped children.
  • Russell Thomas Davis. For services to farming and the community.
  • Thomas Langley Hall - lately Assistant Director (Production), Dairy Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries.
  • Mrs Mona Hinemoa Hood. For services to the community.
  • David Allen Low JP. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Cecily Margaret Maccoll. For services to the Save the Children Fund.
  • William Noel Mackie. For services to horse racing.
  • Peter Wilson Maplesden - Conservator of Forests, New Zealand Forest Service, Nelson, 1960–82.
  • Miss Jean Halliday Moore. For services to lifesaving and the community.
  • Eugene Denis Morgan. For services to the Māori people and the community.
  • Alvyn Arthur Pennington. For services to cycle racing.
  • Ronald Thomas Small. For services to search and rescue operations.
  • Louis Desmond Smith. For services to the community.
  • John Joseph Stewart - Principal, Flock House Farm Training Institute.
  • George Maling Townshend JP. For services to the community.
  • Miss Elma Frances Turner. For services to the community.
  • Lionel Allan Cromwell Warner. For services to astronomy.
  • Colin Michael White JP. For services to the community.
  • Bryan George Williams. For services to rugby.
  • Ivan George Wilson. For services to surf lifesaving and social welfare.
Military Division
  • Lieutenant Gary Clarke Collier (U20074) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Stores Assistant Anthony Carl Fraser (P17033) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Lieutenant Commander Clifton John Olliver VRD (K100082) - Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve.
  • Captain (Temporary Major) Christopher John Hardley (N400598) - Royal Regiment of New Zealand Artillery (Territorial Force).
  • Warrant Officer Class II Stephen George Lineham (B40987) - Royal New Zealand Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
  • Major and Quartermaster Edward Vennel Sweet (E34320) - Royal New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps.
  • Flight Lieutenant Arthur Warren Dale (T83300) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Warrant Officer Howard John Henry Hamley (Y79464) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Service Order[edit]

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

  • Bernard Bookman.
  • Mrs Philippa Majorie Corkill.
  • Poul Rudolph Gnatt.
  • Manuele Palehau Leone.
  • Group Captain Thomas Alexander McLeod Morgan AFC - Royal New Zealand Air Force (Retired).
  • Hare Reihana.
  • Bruce Young.

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

  • William Stewart Aitken JP.
  • Dr Neil Albert Algar - Mayor of Matamata.
  • Brian Harrison Burton.
  • Henry William Joseph Fox - Chairman, Radiotherapy and Oncology Services, North Canterbury Hospital Board.
  • Mrs Helen Lavinia Garrett.
  • Miss Joan Grace Eveline Kerr - lately Chairman, Queen Elizabeth II Arts Council.
  • Charles Laurence Rau.
  • Archie Dick Wilson - Mayor of Waitara.

Queen's Service Medal[edit]

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

  • Mrs Isabella Martha Adams.
  • Mrs Christabella May Alley.
  • James Purcell Atkinson.
  • Mrs Barbara Jean Blackie.
  • Rex William Boniface.
  • Mrs Isabella Jane Bryant.
  • Miss Alice Jean Buchanan.
  • George Gardiner Cochran.
  • Gilbert Francis Cornwall.
  • Percy Henry Crough.
  • Mrs Winnie Marion Draper.
  • Henry Richard Evans.
  • James Gardiner.
  • Mrs Maud Hall.
  • Mrs Doreen Lucy Humphries.
  • Mrs Helen Alice McKenzie.
  • Thomas Patrick Martin.
  • Mrs Hilda Emily Osborne.
  • Reginald David Pool.
  • Mrs Edna Martha Prescott.
  • Mrs Lettice Mary Schmidt.
  • Mrs Emily Rangitiaria Schuster.
  • Mrs Ngaire Enid Stewart (Ngaire Lovie).
  • Mrs Vera Eileen Stokes.
  • Ian Renton Tailby.

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

  • Douglas Campbell JP - Chief Executive, Thames Hospital Board 1972–82.
  • Mrs Katherine Anne Craig.
  • Miss Kathleen Isa Craig.
  • Mrs Peggie Dalmer.
  • William Henry Ellingham.
  • Leslie Walter George - lately Manager, Production Planning and Programming, Government Printing Office.
  • Mrs Beryl Lilian Dolman Harris.
  • Mrs Alison Margaret Holst.
  • Frank Stuart Hurley - lately Deputy Superintendent, Mt Eden Prison, New Zealand Prison Service.
  • Edward Ronald Menzies JP.
  • Mrs Millicent Amelia Moulden JP.
  • Kenneth Gordon Skudder JP.
  • Mrs Tome Kite Moana Walker JP.
  • Norman Henry Whatman.
  • Mrs Valerie Bruce Wilkens.
  • Eric James Wilkes JP.
  • Ian David Williams - lately Master, Government vessel Wairua, Ministry of Transport.
  • David Martin Lye - Senior Constable, New Zealand Police.
  • Victor Raymond Story - Sergeant, New Zealand Police.

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

  • Roy Harwood Billing - Senior Station Officer, Whitianga Volunteer Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • George Chan - Chief Fire Officer, Raetihi Volunteer Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • Stuart Withiel Thomas - Fire Commander, National Headquarters, New Zealand Fire Service.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division
  • General Service Hand Akunata Pateriki Kereti (W11129) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Petty Officer Writer Carrie Annette Watarawi (P28763) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Staff Sergeant July Ben Heteraka (S209776) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Staff Sergeant Allen Godfrey Owens (X41352) - Royal New Zealand Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
  • Sergeant Matenga Roiri (H43385) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Territorial Force).
  • Signalman (W) Rose Marie Hariata Savage (B51705) - Royal New Zealand Corps of Signals.
  • Flight Sergeant Duncan Donald McMahon (R80745) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)[edit]

  • Walter Kevin Egan - Chief Inspector, New Zealand Police.

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Wing Commander Gordon Wilmot Ragg (Q79479) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Cook Islands[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division
  • Dr Taupuruariki Cowan. For services to medicine and the people of the Cook Islands.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Civil Division
  • William Robert Hosking JP. For services to agriculture in the Cook Islands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand and Cook Islands lists: London Gazette (supplement), No. 49376, 10 June 1983. Retrieved 17 February 2013.