Don Mackenzie has officiated for Athletics Canterbury for 50 years. He has officiated at the World Games for the Deaf, World Masters Games and Pacific Conference Games, and was Technical Manager at two Commonwealth Games. He has been part of the Athletics New Zealand Rules Committee and was Athletics New Zealand President and Oceania Area Technical Official. Since the 2011 Christchurch earthquakes, he has volunteered his structural engineering skills to assist the elderly, the Anglican Parish of Fendalton and other Anglican churches with earthquake issues.Mr Mackenzie chairs the organising committee of the St Barnabas Community Fun Day and the St Barnabas Fair Committee.
Mr Don Mackenzie, of Christchurch, MNZM, for services to athletics and the community