Key Points:


Distinguished Companions

Chief District Court Judge David James Carruthers, Paraparaumu Beach. For services to the District Court.


Cassia Joy Cowley OBE, Wellington. For services to children's literature.

George Vjeceslav Fistonich, Auckland. For services to the wine industry.

Professor Linda Jane Holloway ONZM, Dunedin. For services to medicine.

Judge Anand Satyanand, Wellington. For public services, lately as an Ombudsman.


Roger Anthony Bonifant, Ashburton. For services to business and the public sector.

Professor Emeritus Frederic Morris Brookfield, Auckland. For services to education and the law.

Shona Elizabeth Butterfield QSO, Wellington. For services to education.

Te Aue Takotoroa Davis OBE, JP, Manukau. For services to New Zealand's heritage.

Paul Clayton East QC, Rotorua. For services to Parliament and the law.

Bryan Charles Gould, Britain (lately of Opotiki). For services to tertiary education.

Professor John Gordon Hunt, Auckland. For services to architecture.

Professor Peter Bruce Innes, Dunedin. For services to dentistry.

Te Aopehi Kara JP, Napier. For services to Maori.

Professor William Manhire, Wellington. For services to literature.

Patricia Frances McKelvey MBE, Waikanae. For services to education.

Phillippe Patrick O'Shea LVO, Wellington. For services to the institution and development of the New Zealand honours system.

Barry John Paterson OBE, QC, Auckland. For services to the judiciary.


Dr Michael Anthony Hugh Baird, Auckland. For services to health and medical administration.

Christopher Lance Cairns, Christchurch. For services to cricket.

Philip Edmund Dadson, North Shore. For services to the arts.

Professor Charles Hines Daugherty, Wellington. For services to conservation and biology.

Professor Richard Lewis Maxwell Faull, Auckland. For services to medical research.

Beatrice Roini Faumuina, Waitakere. For services to athletics.

Daniel Patrick Higgins, Palmerston North. For services to business and the community.

Professor Frances Anne Hughes, Wellington. For services to the mental health profession.

Michael Eric Hurst, Auckland. For services to film and the theatre.

Edward John McCoy, Dunedin. For services to architecture and architectural heritage.

Patric Denis O'Brien, Invercargill. For services to rugby as a referee.

Ian Laurence Robb, Westland. For services to the dairy industry.

Helena Jeannette Schamroth, North Shore. For services to the arts.

Suzanne Lee Snively, Wellington. For services to business.

Dr Alexander James Sutherland, Christchurch. For services to tertiary education and engineering.

William Russell Sykes, Christchurch. For services to botany.

Paul Henry Drury van Asch, Wakatipu. For services to tourism.

Geoffrey Alan Walker, Auckland. For services to literary publishing.

Vyvyan Yendoll, Wellington. For services to orchestral music.

New Zealand Defence Force:

Brigadier David Victor Le Page, Eastbourne. Brigadiers' List, Army.


Anthony Russell Abell, Rangiora. For services to the harness racing industry.

Robert Brian Armstrong JP, Hamilton. For services to the community.

Clifford Raymond Barnett, Auckland. For services to fire safety engineering.

Charles Leslie Batcheler, Christchurch. For services to the environment.

Kenneth Colster Blackburn, Kapiti Coast. For services to the performing arts.

Alun Robert Bollinger, Westland. For services to cinematography.

Ian James Brodie, Cromwell. For services to tourism.

Lynette Isabel Burns, Hastings. For services to smokefree education and health.

Elizabeth Palmer Caffin, North Shore. For services to literature.

Douglas John Callander, Wellington. For services to special education and war veterans.

Norman Edwin Coop, Manukau. For services to athletics.

Ashokbhai Bhagwandas Darji JP, Waitakere. For services to the Indian community.

Helen Patricia Duncan, Auckland. For public services.

Barbara Helen Else, Dunedin. For services to literature.

Suzanne Hall, Northland. For services to business.

Wharekura Hornfeck, Rotorua. For services to Maori.

Allan Douglas Hunter, Christchurch. For services to education and the community.

Ellen Woods (Eileen) Imlach JP, Wellington. For services to the community.

Emeritus Professor Robert Dudley Jolly, Palmerston North. For services to veterinary science.

Kevin Gerrard Kneebone, Pukekohe. Sergeant, New Zealand Police. For services to the police.

Dr Danny Alan Knudson, Dunedin. For services to education.

Dr Paul Christopher (Chris) Lane, Paraparaumu. For services to the community.

Justin Warren Marshall, Christchurch. For services to rugby.

Graham Leonard McBride, Hamilton. For services to agriculture.

Keith Albert McEwen, Upper Hutt. For services to sports broadcasting.

Carol Lillian Mollard, Manukau. For services to education.

David John Ogilvie, Motueka. For services to local body and community affairs.

Anthony Hugh O'Neill, Invercargill. Inspector. For services to the police.

Anna Mary Richards, Auckland. For services to women's rugby.

Janet Mary Riemenschneider-Kemp, North Shore. For services to literature.

Bruce Graham (George) Rogers, Whakatane. For services to touch rugby.

Leicester Bryan Saul, Blenheim. For services to rowing.

Peter Godfrey Scott Sergel, Hamilton. For services to landscape design and the community.

Dr David William Shaw, Tauranga. For services to medicine.

Caroline Sarah Ann Sills, North Shore. For services to the fashion industry.

Anne Therese (Terry) Spragg, North Shore. For services to the performing arts.

Charles William Newman Stanton, Nelson. For services to motor racing.

Marie Stechman, Manukau. For services to gymnastics.

Dr Donald Charles Stewart, Palmerston North. For services to the Defence Force as a medical officer.

Joy Ellen Thompson, Christchurch. For services to the visually impaired.

Agnes Anne Thorpe JP, Otaki. For services to the community.

Peter Watts, Manukau. For services to choral music.

Harvey Wu, Wellington. For services to the Chinese community.

Richard Allen (Sandy) Yarndley, Te Awamutu. For services to the harness racing industry.

New Zealand Defence Force:

Warrant Officer Class One Murray Royce Nelson, Christchurch. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.

Honorary Members

Susumu Akito Naito, Japan. For services to New Zealand-Japan relations.

Toshio Nakamoto, Japan. For services to New Zealand-Japan relations.

For Military Operational Service
Additional Officers

Major Roger George Margetts, Papakura. Royal New Zealand Infantry Regiment.

Major Stephen Andrew Taylor, Hutt City. New Zealand Intelligence Corps

Additional Members

Leading Marine Technician (Electrical) Matthew David Overton, North Shore. Royal New Zealand Navy.

Commander David John Toms, Malaysia. Royal New Zealand Navy.


Companions for community service

Roma Cherry Balzer, Hamilton.

Hamish Roderick Ensor, Mid Canterbury.

Allan James Hubbard, South Canterbury.

William Handley Milbank, Wanganui.

Rora Lorna, Lady Ngata JP, Gisborne.

Patricia Mary O'Brien, Ashburton.

Patrick Francis Ryan, Rotorua.

Companions for public service

Bruce William Adin, Papakura.

Professor Noeline Elizabeth Alcorn, Hamilton.

Glenys Faye Baldick, Nelson.

Jo Anne Brosnahan, North Shore.

Anna Louisa De Launey Crighton JP, Christchurch.

Turoa Kiniwe Royal ED, Porirua.

Patrick Francis Anthony Smith JP, Chatham Islands.

William Ernest Berrie Tucker, Levin.

(For community service)

Brian Barratt Attfield, Cambridge.

Ian Lionel Baker, Taranaki.

Jean Ernestine Bigwood, Blenheim.

Ian Albert Burrell JP, Rotorua

Elizabeth Maree Carroll, Palmerston North.

Judith Cheung JP, Manukau.

Palitha De Silva, Wellington.

Ralph Edward Dixon, Rotorua.

Susan Teresa Mary Fowler, Dannevirke.

Jeffery James Franklin, Napier.

Patricia Mary Hutchison, Wellington.

Apotoro Rehita Temepara Temple Isaacs, Gisborne.

Diana Jackson, Christchurch.

Albert Joseph (Buster) Kells JP, Palmerston North.

Richard Hugh Kennaway, Whangarei.

Joan Lillian Kennaway, Whangarei.

Bernice Winifred Kerr, Napier.

Trevor Alexander King, Manukau.

Puspa Lekinwala JP, Auckland.

Ian Douglas MacKenzie, Amberley.

Maurice Roy McGregor, Christchurch.

Alexander Robert (Alick) McIntyre, Westport.

John Hamilton Milner, Turangi.

Judith Mary Morgan, Manukau.

Hapi October, Christchurch.

Dawn Annie Pearce, Kaitaia.

Vijeshwar Prasad JP, Wanganui.

Frances Reiri-Smith, Masterton.

Graeme Ronald Ross JP, Hutt City.

Kathleen Vincent Ryan, Auckland.

Sheila Marjorie McLeod Sinclair, Dunedin.

Shirley Anne Scott Sparks, Tauranga.

Alexander Stewart, Northland.

Mary Eileen Stewart, Northland.

Joan Barbara Swift JP, Auckland.

The Reverend Archdeacon Hariata Ngaruekiterangi Tahana, Masterton.

Colleen Waugh, Waitakere.

Kenneth Frank Weaver, Christchurch.

Joan Rhoda Wilkinson, Ashburton.

Vivian Hazel Wilson JP, King Country.

(For public services)

Vernon James Anderson, Blenheim.

Glenys Rae Ashby JP, Manukau.

Percy Bookman JP, Auckland.

Gary John Bowler, Hastings.

Robert Neville Checketts, Invercargill.

Richard Beckett Denton JP, Levin.

Anthony Thomas Frost, Nelson.

David Brian Gillam JP, Waitakere.

Dr Roger Vernon Grace, Rodney.

Alison Joan Gracey, Levin.

Constance Eileen May Gunn, Taupo.

Murrie James Haliday JP, Waitakere.

Stanley Thomas Hall, Waitakere.

Boyd Gardiner Hole, Chief Fire Officer, Thames Volunteer Fire Brigade, Thames.

Leonard Stuart Home, Timaru.

Elliott Anthony Jameson JP, Pukekohe.

Reginald Charles George Janes, Tauranga.

William Jarvie, Hutt City.

Judith Marie Kidd, Waikato.

Garry Jon Larsen, Senior Constable, Manukau.

Edna Jean McAtamney, Central Otago.

Innes Roy McNeil, Hutt City.

Michael Ralph Mosby, Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Waitemata Volunteer Fire Brigade, Waitakere.

Donald Reed Ormsby JP, Turangi.

Arnold John Perry VRD, Dunedin.

Nelson Palmer Ross, Whangarei.

Kate Mary Saxton, Police Sergeant, Queenstown.

Michael Robert Seque, Senior Constable, Canterbury.

Steven Mark Simpkin, Detective Sergeant, Whangarei.

Mary Celia Smith, Whangaparaoa.

Alan John Spurdle, lately Deputy Chief Fire Officer, Inglewood Volunteer Fire Brigade, Taranaki.

Ehau Joseph Thomas (senior), Chief Fire Officer, Chatham Islands Volunteer Fire Brigade.

Amy Helen Whitten, Ashhurst.