Mr Morgan led the establishment of the Hawke’s Bay Digital Archives Trust, the Hawke’s Bay Knowledge Bank, and the Friends of the Pekapeka Society. He was an initial Trustee of the Hawke’s Bay Community Foundation. He was founding Chairman of the Flaxmere Licensing Trust and foundation Director of Trust House Ltd. He was Director of the Hastings-Quilin Sister City Board and National Administrator of the New Zealand Sister City Board. He was Editor of the Hawke’s Bay Herald-Tribune and a stage director for the Napier Operatic Society. Mr Morgan organised the landscaping of a garden area at Hawke’s Bay Hospital.
James Morgan, of Hastings, QSM, for services to the community