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Wellington Investiture 6 May 2021 PM

13 recipients were honoured at this afternoon’s investiture ceremony, including Dame Karen Poutasi, who has been Director General for the Ministry of Health (1995-2006) and Chief Executive of the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (2006-2020).

Mr Dickson and Mrs Jillian Jardine both received MNZMs for services to philanthropy and conservation. The Queenstown couple gifted their four-hectare Station property in the Remarkables to Otago University so the area could be used for research. They also gifted a further nine hectares of land to the QEII Trust to be held in perpetuity for conservation.

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Mr Dickson Jardine, Mrs Jillian Jardine, Dame Patsy Reddy

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