Dr Manying Ip is Emeritus Professor of the University of Auckland’s School of Asian Studies. She was formerly Associate Dean, Postgraduate Studies and Associate Dean, International. She has researched a range of issues relating to Chinese New Zealanders. Most recently, she wrote ‘Aliens at my Table: Asians as New Zealanders see them’ and the landmark study ‘Being Māori Chinese: Mixed Identities’. She is a Trustee of the Asia New Zealand Foundation Board and was part of the Human Rights Commission Race Relations Advisory Committee. She was an advisor to the Chinese Conservation Education Trust and a founding member and Australasian regional representative of the International Society for the Study of Chinese Overseas, and co-directed the documentary ‘New Faces Old Fears’. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand.
Dr Bess Ip, of Auckland, CNZM for services to the Chinese community and education