Evelyn Weir was a member of the Christchurch Branch of the National Council of Women and served as Vice President. She was elected to the Fendalton Community Board of the Christchurch City Council and helped establish the Children’s Television Foundation in Christchurch. She was instrumental in establishing the Celebrating Age Centre for the Hamilton City Council and served as manager. She is a council member of Age Concern Hamilton and has been the organisation’s Vice President and President, as well as sitting on the National Board of Age Concern New Zealand. Mrs Weir was Chair of the Community Health Forum of the Waikato District Health Board, a member of the Advisory Group for Age-wise with Waikato DHB, and a Volunteer Community Coordinator with the Office of Senior Citizens.
Ms Evelyn Weir, of Hamilton, QSO, for services to seniors and the community