1987 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 1987 Queen's Birthday honours list for New Zealand was announced on 13 June 1987.[1]

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]

  • Prof. Robert McDonald Chapman. For public services.
  • The Honourable Philip North Holloway. For public services.
  • Prof. Keith Westhead Thomson MBE. For services to the arts, especially as Chairman, National Art Gallery, Museum and War Memorial.

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]

Civil Division
  • William Maxwell Manchester CBE. For services to medicine, especially plastic and reconstruction surgery.

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

Civil Division
  • Mrs Joan Marian Anderson. For services to the Presbyterian Church of New Zealand.
  • John Alexander Lowbridge Bennett. For services to the racing industry.
  • Te Autiti Rangitahi Eruera-Wikiriwhi. For services to the Maori People.
  • Richard Keith Eunson. For services to journalism and the community.
  • Brian McClelland QC. For services to the law.
  • Edward David Nathan JP. For services to the Maori people and the community.
  • Ernest Ormrod MBE. For services to brass bands.
  • Mrs Florence Eileen (Peggy) Ziesler. For services to welfare agencies.
Military Division

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

Civil Division
  • Prof. Cyril John Adcock. For services to education and psychology.
  • Ivan Clifton Cook. For services to music.
  • Marilyn Duckworth. For services to literature.
  • Peter William Fitzsimmons. For services to surf life saving and water safety.
  • Charles Gordon Gibbs JP. For services to the community.
  • William John Hall. For services to export and the community.
  • Mita Robert Hoturoa Henare - lately Deputy General Manager, New Zealand Railways.
  • Albert Francis Arthur Lofley Jones. For services to astronomy.
  • Allan Wilfrid Martin. For services to broadcasting.
  • Ernest Henry Moston. For services to sport and the community.
  • Lindo ErIe Patchett. For services to education.
  • Daniel Charles Joseph Pearce. For services to the Otago Hospital Board.
  • Michael Allan Shanahan. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Jean Elizabeth Stevens JP. For services to the Country Women's Institutes.
  • Keith John Stinson. For services to the newspaper industry, Catholic education and the community.
  • Douglas Clarence Wilson. For services to sport.
  • James Francis Glynn - Deputy Assistant Commissioner, New Zealand Police.
Military Division
  • Captain Christopher John Carl (W14740) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Colonel Anthony Leonard Birks MBE (P30718) - Colonel's List, New Zealand Army.

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

Civil Division
  • Dr Raymond Wilkie Brougham. For services to agricultural science.
  • Donald St Clair Brown. For services to yachting.
  • Mrs Elisabeth Joyce Campbell. For services to local body and community affairs.
  • Gerald Stanley Clark. For services to ornithology.
  • Miss Taelomu Louise Crawley. For services to Polynesian education and employment programmes.
  • Christopher Stuart Dickson. For services to yachting.
  • Donald Ewart Donnithorne. For services to architecture.
  • Miss Stephanie Charlene Foster. For services to rowing.
  • William Murray Gallagher. For services to export.
  • Henry Ballinger Gore - Assistant Chief Traffic Superintendent, Ministry of Transport.
  • Rae (Charlie) Honetana. For services to the Māori People and the community.
  • Ronald John Johnstone. For services to soccer.
  • Mrs Teresa Patricia Pikau Manunui. For services to the care of epileptics.
  • Stuart William McMillan. For services to journalism.
  • Cecil Ralph Mountford. For services to rugby league.
  • Henry Robinson. For services to the trade union movement and the community.
  • James Newton Rolfe. For services to education.
  • Lewis Arthur Skudder - lately Acting Conservator of Forests, New Zealand Forest Service, Rotorua.
  • Kenneth James Smith. For services to motor sport.
  • The Reverend Te Whakaotinga Ronald Smith. For services to the Māori people.
  • Dr Margaret June Sparrow. For services to medicine and the community.
  • Dr Hamish Russell Thompson - lately Chief Director, Department of Scientific and Industrial Research.
  • John Penman Turner. For services to horticulture and export.
  • Mrs Georgina Russell Webster. For services to the community.
  • Miss Helen Agnes Young. For services to broadcasting.
Military Division
  • Major Malcolm Robert Newton de Joux (P30856) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Warrant Officer Malcolm Eric Hume (V78311) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Queen's Service Order[edit]

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

  • The Reverend Ahiwera Awatere.
  • Mrs Noeline Jean Colman.
  • Hugh William Kelly.
  • Mrs Anne Barbara Noonan.
  • Mrs Puti Puti O'Brien.
  • The Reverend Father Joseph Wolff Shepherd.

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

Queen's Service Medal[edit]

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

  • Bernal Gerard Allen.
  • Mrs Leonora Bickley.
  • Mrs Molly Ford Donnelly.
  • Melvan Earle Driscoll.
  • Richard John Dunn.
  • William Elliott.
  • Mrs Marianne Graham.
  • William Thomas Gray.
  • Bernard James Guerin.
  • Mrs Priscilla Haulund-Christensen.
  • Hoani John Heremaia.
  • Te Puoho Katene.
  • George Frederick Kaye.
  • Mrs Marie Louise Kerkham.
  • Jack Larkins.
  • James William Low.
  • Mrs Elizabeth McGibbon Lee McBeth.
  • Mrs Marjorie Ellen McCreanor.
  • Mrs Heather Louis Muriel Mason.
  • Mrs Thelma May.
  • Jozef Ludwik Mendrun.
  • Mrs Nora Nixon.
  • Alan Stuart Norman JP.
  • Basil Spyros Papageorgiou JP.
  • Dr Clara Elizabeth Rawley.
  • Ernest William Rodgers.
  • Harry John Sakkers.
  • Mrs Te Awhina Olive Seymour.
  • Mrs Pauline Eunice Tangiora.
  • Te Rino Tirikatene JP.
  • Edwin John Charles Townshend.
  • Mrs Betty May Turnbull.
  • Philip Alexander Chatton Turnbull JP.
  • Cyril Vincent Walter.

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

  • Arthur Alexandra Adcock.
  • Mrs Elaine Elisapeta Uluave Annandale JP.
  • Peter Brian Ashworth.
  • Miss Alexandra McKay (Sandra) Averi.
  • Raymond Arthur Braithwaite JP.
  • Edward Robert Brown.
  • Robert Douglas Christie JP.
  • Dr William Lawrence Daniels.
  • Murray George Dunn.
  • Miss Verona Amelia Edwards - Charge Sister, Plastic Surgical Unit, Middlemore Hospital.
  • Mrs Barbara Yvonne Fisher JP.
  • Barrie Bernard Gleeson.
  • Cecil Honeybun.
  • Clifford Lorrie Hunter.
  • John William James Lepper.
  • Mrs Olwyn Elizabeth Mason.
  • John Michael Miratana.
  • Joseph Teotane Reti.
  • Arthur Ricketts - lately Principal, Owairaka Boys Home.
  • Tutemaeva Ringiao.
  • Robert Russell Burrell Robertson JP.
  • Rex Raukawa Tawharu.
  • Alex Gowan Taylor - lately Regional Executive Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, Hamilton.
  • James Leonard Titcombe.
  • Gordon Raymond Watson.
  • Richard Ernest Williams.
  • Trevor Lloyd Williams.
  • Mrs Zeala Leslie (Cerise) Wise.
  • Thomas Dennis - Senior Constable, New Zealand Police.
  • Peter Francis Gilfedder - Senior Constable, New Zealand Police.
  • Miss Pauline Beatrice Joblin - Senior Constable, New Zealand Police.
  • Neil Shaw Menzies - Senior Constable, New Zealand Police.

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

  • Peter Karl Weeks - Fire Force Commander, Commander No. 5 Region, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • James Alexander Deer - Senior Station Officer, Stokes Valley Volunteer Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • Robert Crowley - Fourth Officer, Feilding Volunteer Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.

British Empire Medal (BEM)[edit]

Military Division
  • Warrant Officer Radio Electrical Artificer Roger Owen Edward Western (E19002) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Warrant Officer Class II Alec Manu Lee (M354556) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Staff Sergeant (Temporary Warrant Officer Class II) Dennis James Madden (A44942) - The Corps of Royal New Zealand Electrical and Mechanical Engineers.
  • Corporal Brian Paul Richard (M84996) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Air Force Cross (AFC)[edit]

  • Squadron Leader Brian Neil Phillips (Y87974) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.


  1. ^ New Zealand list: London Gazette (supplement), No. 50950, 12 June 1987. Retrieved 17 January 2013.