1996 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 1996 Queen's Birthday honours list for New Zealand was announced on 3 June 1996.[1]

New Zealand[edit]

New Zealand Order of Merit[edit]

Additional Knight Grand Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (GNZM)[edit]

Dame Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (DNZM)[edit]

Knight Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (KNZM)[edit]

Companions of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM)[edit]

  • Ian Charles Athfield - of Wellington. For services to architecture.
  • Professor Philippa Margaret Black - of Auckland. For services to science.
  • Michael John Albert Brown - of Auckland. For services to the Youth Court, education, and the community.
  • Reginald Grahame Calvert JP - of Pukekohe. For services to the dairy industry.
  • Eion Sinclair Edgar - of Dunedin. For services to business management and the community.
  • Mrs Janet May Hesketh QSM - of Wellington. For services to the National Council of Women.
  • Ms Anne Kathryn Knowles - of Wellington. For services to women and the community.
  • Richard Norman MacDonald - of Wellington. Commissioner of Police, New Zealand Police.
  • Peter Donald McKenzie - of Tawa. For services to the law.
  • Professor Bryan William Manktelow - of Palmerston North. For services to veterinary science.
  • Dr James Ng MBE - of Dunedin. For services to historical research and the community.
  • Miss Judith Catherine Trotter - of Rome, Italy. For services to diplomacy.
The New Zealand Defence Force
  • Commodore John Gordon Leonard ADC (Y16559) - Royal New Zealand Navy.

Officers of the New Zealand Order of Merit (ONZM)[edit]

  • Miss Jane Mary (Molly) Atkinson - of Palmerston North. For services to music.
  • Ms Margaret (Maggie) Mary Barry - of Masterton. For services to broadcasting.
  • Denis Fergus Black - of Auckland. For services to surf life saving and the community.
  • Gary Michiel Daverne - of Auckland. For services to music.
  • Dr Janet Marjorie Davidson - of Wellington. For services to archaeology.
  • Dr Hugh Patrick Dunn - of Auckland. For services to medicine and the community.
  • William Harold Eaddy - of Mount Maunganui. For services to rowing.
  • Mrs Leslie Jean Egnot - of Auckland. For services to yachting.
  • Lachlan Ross Griffen - of Lyttelton. For services to the road transport industry and the community.
  • Miss Mary Ellen Hartstonge (Sister Mary Lucia) - of Dunedin. For services to health administration.
  • Dr Manying Bess Ip - of Auckland. For services to the Chinese community.
  • Dr Thomas Brent Layton - of Christchurch. For services to business management.
  • Peter Sidney Plummer JP - of Waipawa. For services to farming and the community.
  • Dr Ian Ambury Miller Prior - of Wellington. For services to medicine and environmental issues.
  • John Hamish Roake JP - of Tauranga. For services to gliding.
  • Walter Charles Scott JP - of Morrinsville. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Margaret Ann McGregor Vennell - of Auckland. For services to the community.
  • Rongo Herehere Wetere - of Te Awamutu. For services to the community.
The New Zealand Defence Force
  • Commander Jack Raymond Steer (X20813) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Lieutenant Colonel Neville John Reilly (T30975) - Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps.
  • Wing Commander Craig Owen Inch (W86772) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.

Members of the New Zealand Order of Merit (MNZM)[edit]

  • Dr Ronald Thomas Ewen Baker - of Ashburton. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Elaine Constance Barnett - of Tawa. For services to education.
  • Sydney Raymond Bennett JP - of Timaru. For services to local government and the community.
  • Alan Robert Tighe Brady, of Queenstown. For services to the wine industry.
  • Ms Karroll Isobel May Brent-Edmondson - of Tuakau. For services to business and the community.
  • Mrs Edna Maureen Brooker - of Auckland. For services to local body and community affairs.
  • Kingita Te Pohe (Bill) Bush - of Christchurch. For services to rugby.
  • Denis Rex Byles - of Otorohanga. For services to dairy farming and the community.
  • Alfred Richard Davis - of Winton, Southland. For services to the community.
  • Lewis James Day DFC - of Auckland. For services to aviation.
  • Mrs Molly Doreen Donald - of Auckland. For services to the theatre.
  • Mrs June Rosalie Ellison - of Paraparaumu Beach. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Norma May Evans - of Rotorua. For services to the community.
  • Peter Momoe Fatialofa - of Auckland. For services to rugby.
  • Mrs Flora Sarah Grant - of Gore. For services to the community.
  • Trevor Joseph Grice - of Waikanae. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Shirley Margaret Gubb - of Warkworth. For services to the community.
  • Edward John Hazlett - of Thornbury, Southland. For services to export.
  • Michael James Bowie Hobbs - of Wellington. For services to rugby.
  • The Reverend Father David Mostyn Jillett - of Auckland. For services to music and the community.
  • Miss Maureen Frances McMinn - of Napier. For services to the community.
  • Miss Elisabeth Leaworthy Maddock - of Auckland. For services to the community.
  • Ian Jordon Mitchell - of New Plymouth. For services to law and the community.
  • Temuera Morrison - of Auckland. For services to drama.
  • The Reverend Desmond Ronald Olney - of Ruakaka, Northland. For services to the community.
  • Mrs Aureole Blanche Retter JP - of Auckland. For services to the community.
  • Kenneth James Scott - of Oamaru. For services to the community.
  • Sister Jean Mary Sinclair - of Auckland. For services to intellectually handicapped.
  • John Robert Street - of Auckland. For services to yachting and maritime affairs.
  • William Peter Tait JP - of Whakatane. For services to local government.
  • Professor (Peter) Nicholas Tarling - of Auckland. For services to historical research and the arts.
  • Donald Bryan Whelan - of Christchurch. For services to music.
  • Duncan Kenneth Bryce Whiting - of Blenheim. For services to the theatre.
The New Zealand Defence Force
  • Lieutenant Commander Alan John Ogilvie Martin (V23364) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Major Neil Harry Bleasdale (J46422) - Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.
  • Warrant Officer John Hector D'Rose (Q84240) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Sergeant Jodie Kim Ewens (née Boyd) (A92368) - Royal New Zealand Air Force.
  • Leading Marine Mechanic Michael John Walker (W26401) - Royal New Zealand Navy.
  • Trooper Damian Hona Te Tokotu White (V181650) - Royal New Zealand Armoured Corps.

Queen's Service Order[edit]

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

  • Mrs Pamela Jane Cook - of Lower Hutt.
  • Mrs Dorothy May Nicholas - of Auckland.
  • Mrs Margaret Ryan - of Lower Hutt.
  • Mrs Nana Teahu Smith - of Wairoa.
  • Mrs Maureen Frances van der Heyden - of Te Aroha.

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]

  • Archibald Veitch Campbell Austin - of Dunedin.
  • Mrs Mavis Winnie Barnett, of Dunsandel, Canterbury.
  • Miss Suzanne Elizabeth Hone Bason, of Papatoetoe.
  • Mrs Lynette Nellie Bellamy, of Upper Hutt.
  • Mrs Joan Bennett, of Auckland.
  • Mrs Gloria Margaret Campbell, of Greymouth.
  • Horace Virgil Carrington, of Waihi.
  • Mrs Constance Melina Crooks, of Auckland.
  • Mrs Zena Falk, of Foxton.
  • Kennett Beacham Geenty, of Napier.
  • Mrs Una Fosella Halford, of Norsewood.
  • Mrs Mary Eliza (Mere) Hamilton, of Manurewa.
  • Mrs Barbara MacLeod Heasman, of Turua.
  • Thomas Kahi, of Christchurch.
  • Edward Henry William Kenny, of Tawa.
  • Dennis Kirkpatrick, of Roxburgh.
  • Mrs Gwenda Lilian Kirkwood, of Matamata.
  • Mrs Joy Patricia McKinnel, of Invercargill.
  • Mrs Doris Margaret Ogilvie Marshall, of Christchurch.
  • Mrs Sylvia Mae Pedersen, of Taupo.
  • Mrs Johanna Margery Raymond, of Cambridge.
  • Mrs Isabel Ngaio Reeves, of Tokoroa.
  • Mrs Pamela Reid, of Takaka.
  • Rapiata Darcy Ria, of Gisborne.
  • Mrs Desma Jessie Riddle, of Auckland.
  • Mrs Mary Elizabeth Shepherd, of Whakatane.
  • Mrs Lyla Ethel Sherriff, of Tuatapere.
  • Tira Autahi Moai Tihi, of Tanetua.
  • Mrs Dorothy Mary Toomer, of Whangarei.
  • Harold Harry Toomer, of Whangarei.
  • Mrs Lois Beverley Whiting, of Tauranga.
  • Mrs Rahera Windsor, of London, United Kingdom.

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

  • Robert John Alderton, of Auckland.
  • Matapaka Tangata Mouauri Arai, of Wellington.
  • Ronald Victor Braithwaite, of Warkworth.
  • Noel John Charles Byford JP - of Taihape.
  • Mrs Margaret Christie, of Orewa.
  • Ms Lynda Ruth Dowsett, of Dunedin.
  • Gerald Joseph Finn, of Dunedin. Sergeant, New Zealand Police.
  • Raman Diyar Ganda, of Waitakere City.
  • Gerald Hugh Geddes JP - of Lawrence. Lately Chief Fire Officer, Lawrence Volunteer Fire Brigade, New Zealand Fire Service.
  • Mrs Marie Jean Hallaran, of Reefton.
  • Joseph Arthur Heberley, of Picton.
  • Mrs Elaine Margaret Hills JP - of Te Aroha.
  • Miss Lesley Ann Howat, of Mount Maunganui.
  • Mrs Pauline Jenkins JP - of Blenheim.
  • Miss Angela Mary Kearney, of Christchurch.
  • Raymond Leslie Kenny JP - of Kaiapoi.
  • Mrs Olive Gwendolyn McCay, of Auckland.
  • Mrs Carol Ann Melville, of Dunedin.
  • Phillip John Munro, of Auckland.
  • Patrick Verdun Neary, of Christchurch.
  • Selwyn Roy Pawson, of Masterton.
  • David John Te-O-Tane Ratapu, of Russell. Constable, New Zealand Police.
  • George William Steniford Roberts, of Whangarei.
  • Dr Cita Valerie Cross Shanks, of Auckland.
  • Mrs Te Riutoto Cissy Stafford, of Blenheim.
  • Jack Evans Stuart, of Hokitika.
  • Miss Althea Rangititiahoa Vercoe JP - of Rotorua.
  • William Te Rauna Williams, of Moerewa, the Bay of Islands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Queen's Birthday Honours List 1996. Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet. Retrieved 4 January 1998.