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Investiture ceremony, Auckland 24 July 2020

Radio and television icon Karyn Hay, ONZM was among the recipients during the investiture at Government House Auckland on the 24th of July. Hay was recognised for her contribution to broadcasting and the music industry. She is most known for her time hosting Radio with Pictures, where she became one of the first presenters on New Zealand television to speak with a distinctly Kiwi accent.

Todays recipients were Ms Karyn Hay, ONZM, for services to broadcasting and the music industry; Mrs Sulieti Fieme’a Burrows, MNZM, for services to Tongan art and education; Mr Graeme North, MNZM, for services to architecture and natural building standards; Mr Don Scarlet, MNZM, for services to conservation; Reverend Eveni Lagaluga, QSM, for services to the Niuean community.

Also recognised was Mrs Jenn Hooper, MNZM, for services to maternity care and people with disabilities.

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