1983 New Year Honours

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The New Year Honours 1983 were appointments by most of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries, and honorary ones to citizens of other countries. They were announced on 31 December 1982 to celebrate the year passed and mark the beginning of 1983.[1][2]

United Kingdom[edit]

Life Peers[edit]

Privy Counsellors[edit]

Knights Bachelor[edit]

State of Queensland[edit]

  • Raymond Douglas Logan. For service to the cattle industry and the community.

State of Western Australia[edit]

  • James Alexander McCusker. For service to building societies.

New Zealand[edit]

Knight Bachelor[edit]

Order of the Bath[edit]

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

Military Division
  • Major General Robin Guy Williams MBE (V30425) – Chief of General Staff.

Order of Saint Michael and Saint George[edit]

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

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
  • Dr Edward George Bollard. For service to science.
  • Mrs Vivienne Myra Boyd. For public services.
  • William Munro Duncan – Secretary of Energy, Ministry of Energy.
  • James Albert Nichols Halford MBE JP. For service to the community.
  • Murray Fitzjohn Hunter. For service to sport and the community.
  • The Most Reverend John Mackey – Roman Catholic Bishop of Auckland. For service to education.
  • Hoani Haereroa Parata DSO ED. For service to the community.
  • The Very Reverend Michael Leeke Underhill – lately Dean of Christchurch.
  • Robert Alan Vance. For service to cricket and the community.
Military Division
  • Air Commodore Stuart McIntyre OBE DFC ADC (J73884) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

Civil Division
  • Leonard Arthur Davis. For service to the community.
  • David James Gray. For service to the community.
  • Ashley David Joseph Heenan. For service to music.
  • Charles Bruce Inwards. For service to the community.
  • Geoffrey William Jackman JP. For service to sport, especially athletics.
  • Mrs Gladys Mary Reid. For service to farming.
  • John Bagrie Urwin Roy JP. For service to the community.
  • Sydney Ernest Scales. For service as a cartoonist.
  • Horace Raymond Skelton JP. For service to the fruit growing industry and the community.
  • Tasman Alister Smith. For service to the community.
  • Dudley Leonard Storey. For service to rowing.
  • Mrs Valerie Bessie Tarrant. For service to the Women's Division of Federated Farmers.
  • Melvin Charles Taylor – Lieutenant Colonel, Salvation Army. For service to the Salvation Army and the community.
  • William Henry Walker. For service to the community.
  • Herbert Williamson – Assistant Secretary (Local Government), Department of Internal Affairs.
  • Dr Raymond Victor James Windsor. For humanitarian and medical services to the people of India.
  • Ronald Leslie Winter JP. For service as a Justice of the Peace.
  • Kenneth George Sykes – Deputy Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police.
Military Division
  • Captain Niell McKay Walker (Y14627) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Colonel Raymond John Andrews (A712609), Colonels' List, New Zealand Army.
  • Wing Commander Geoffrey Allen Parkinson (N327877) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

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

Civil Division
  • Robert Albert Adams. For service to the community.
  • Miss Barbara Baxter. For service to sport.
  • Charles Henry Bird – Superintendent, Wanganui Prison.
  • Peter James Blake. For service to ocean yacht racing.
  • Miss Muriel Goodwin Brown. For service to surf life-saving.
  • Mrs Wendy Lee Brown. For service to athletics.
  • Dr William John Cowie Crisp. For service to the community.
  • Clement Stanley Currie JP. For service to local government and the community.
  • Miss Neroli Susan Fairhall. For services to archery and the disabled.
  • Mrs Ivy Alma Foubister. For service to the Plunket Society and the community.
  • Russell Douglas Fuller. For service to local government and the community.
  • Miss Grace Ruth Gamble. For service to the community.
  • Mrs Karen Ross Margret Glasgow. For service to the community.
  • Thomas Leslie Harvey. For service to the community.
  • Arthur John Francis Healy. For service to agriculture.
  • Michael Garnstone Hitchings. For service to the New Zealand Historic Places Trust and the library profession.
  • Sylvester Thomas Mahony. For service to the community.
  • George Brington Malcolm – Inspecting Landscape Architect, Ministry of Works and Development, Christchurch 1975–82.
  • Mrs Emarina Manuel. For service to the Māori people.
  • Henry Gordon Markham. For service to the advertising industry and the community.
  • Ray McCallum Salisbury – Assistant Director (Field Services), Animal Health Division, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, 1972–81.
  • William Joseph Short JP. For service to sport and the community.
  • Frank Sumner – Executive Catering Manager (Bellamy's), Tourist Hotel Corporation of New Zealand.
  • Digby Fergusson Taylor. For services to ocean yacht racing.
  • Frederick James Villis JP. For services to the community.
Military Division
  • Warrant Officer Master at Arms Clive Edward Adams (R15747) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Radio Supervisor Bevan Maurice Lawes (L16225) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Seaman Horopapera Tamaku Whaanga BEM (D13527) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Class I John Joseph Cootes (V39556) – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Warrant Officer Class I Stewart McKenzie Couchman (W39488) – Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps.
  • Major Robert Neil Upton (L30807) – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Squadron Leader John Kendrick Barry (C621324) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Squadron Leader John Worden (S82034) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Service Order[edit]

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

  • Vivian William Boyes.
  • The Reverend Robert Frederick Clement.
  • Ashton Graham Kelly JP.
  • William Proctor.

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

  • Arnold Dean Baldwin.
  • William John Prideaux Cook MBE – Assistant Secretary (International Finance Consultant), The Treasury.
  • John William Gow JP.
  • Harold Bernard Hewett – Principal Private Secretary to the Prime Minister.
  • Thomas Martin Kimble.
  • Charles Seymour Luney.
  • Dr John Woodward Mandeno – Superintendent, Te Kuiti Hospital.
  • Ronald Gordon Millard – Chairman, Rural Banking and Finance Corporation, 1974–82.
  • Miss Helen May Ryburn.
  • Thomas Nestor Watson JP.

Queen's Service Medal[edit]

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

  • Miss Joan Helen Andrew.
  • Mrs Merle Iola Apps.
  • Miss Dorothy Carson.
  • Mrs Abigail Grace Day.
  • Mrs Diana Winifred Foley.
  • Mrs Marjorie Axford Jonkers JP.
  • Miss Joan Margaret Lees.
  • Mrs Lucy Elizabeth Lindsay.
  • Mrs Ina Beatrice London.
  • Mrs Thelma Joyce Macdonald.
  • Mrs Beatrice Aileen McIntyre.
  • Frank MacKinnon.
  • Mrs Beeban Annadale McKnight JP.
  • Mrs Marjorie Beatrice Morgan.
  • John Morris Everness Newman.
  • Mrs Marcia Proctor.
  • Miss (Niria) Yvonne Rust.
  • Harold Stephen Sivyer.
  • Sydney Harold William Torkington.
  • Miss Kristin Zambucka.

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

  • Thomas Redmond Bourke JP.
  • Leicester William Charles Chatfield JP.
  • The Reverend Father John Patrick Egden SM.
  • Miss Lucy Tui Hampton Flower.
  • George Groombridge.
  • Mrs Dorothy Turner Horsfield – lately Sister-in-charge, Audiology Department, Wellington Hospital.
  • Jeffrey MacGlashan Inglis.
  • Mrs Grace Kerehi Maxwell.
  • Mrs Evelyn Rose Moody.
  • Mrs Joan Moore.
  • Howard Gordon McGowan.
  • James Ian Brown Neil JP.
  • Mrs Catherine Shirley Ellen Paine.
  • Mrs Roka Paora.
  • Miss Ruby Ellen Pierson.
  • Mrs Florence May Sandison.
  • Donald William Noel Saunders.
  • Laurence Ernest Smith JP.
  • Ralph James Willocks.
  • James Haldane Beaton – Detective Sergeant, New Zealand Police.
  • Leo Francis Daly – Senior Constable, New Zealand Police.

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

  • Richard John Gillespie – Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Cust Volunteer Fire Brigade.
  • Louis Harvey Jillings – lately District Commander and Chief Fire Officer, Hastings Fire Brigade.
  • Trevor Garnett Thomson – District Commander and Chief Fire Officer, Papatoetoe Volunteer Fire Brigade.
  • Mervin James Topp – Chief Fire Officer, Picton Volunteer Fire Brigade.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division
  • Chief Petty Officer Master at Arms Thomas Stewart Tupe (W18328) – Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Temporary Warrant Officer Class II Peter Gordon Barnes (R755404) – Royal New Zealand Army Ordnance Corps (Territorial Force).
  • Temporary Sergeant Alan Kingi Fraser (Y773581) – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment (Territorial Force).
  • Sergeant Noel Ian Haworth (D214225) – Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Sergeant Norman John Napier (Q695488) – Royal New Zealand Engineers (Territorial Force).
  • Sergeant Gary James Cullen (M82604) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • General Service Hand David Whinwray (W83188) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Police Medal (QPM)[edit]

  • John Munro – Inspector, New Zealand Police.

Royal Red Cross[edit]

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

  • Major Noeline Jean Taylor QHNS (Y30750) – Royal New Zealand Nursing Corps.

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Squadron Leader John Stephenson Bates (G82300) – Royal New Zealand. Air Force.

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

  • Master Engineer Peter Tennant Weeks (P80053) – Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Cook Islands[edit]

Order of the British Empire[edit]

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

Civil Division
  • Vaine Rere Tangata Poto MP. For public and community service in the Cook Islands.

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

Civil Division
  • The Reverend Turakiare Teauariki. For service to the Cook Islands Christian Church.

References[edit]

  1. ^ New Zealand and Cook Islands lists:London Gazette (supplement), No. 49212, 30 December 1982. Retrieved 25 May 2013.
  2. ^ London Gazette (supplement), No. 49214, 30 December 1982. Retrieved 3 March 2013.