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Auckland Investiture Ceremony 21 April 10am 2021

One of Aotearoa’s most well-known singer/songwriters, Sir Dave Dobbyn, received his knighthood today at this morning’s investiture ceremony. He was recognised for his distinguished career which began in 1979 when he fronted Th’Dudes, DD Smash in the 1980’s and also a decades-long solo career.

Among those joining Sir Dave was barrister Denise Ritchie, a barrister who has done incredibly important work to prevent sexual violence and exploitation of children and Professor Ian Reid for his research focused on osteoporosis.

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Distinguished Professor Ian Reid, Dame Patsy Reddy

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