Eight further recipients were welcomed to Government House for their investiture ceremony this afternoon, including Nigel Borell, recognised for services to Māori art. He was the creative mind behind Toi Tū Toi Ora: Contemporary Māori Art, and is currently curator Taonga Māori at the Auckland War Memorial.
Professor Emeritus Stuart Middleton received a CNZM for work services to education. He helped develop Manukau Institute of Technology’s Tertiary High School. This school helps students at risk of disengaging with education complete NCEA and University Entrance, and transition them to higher learning.