Former Member of Parliament and Mayor of Christchurch The Honourable Lianne Dalziel received a CNZM this afternoon at Government House, recognising her contributions to central and local government. She was elected to Parliament in 1990, and later elected as Mayor of Christchurch in 2013 where she served three terms. She helped lead the Council through its 2010-2011 earthquake recovery, and the response to the 2019 terror attacks.
Dr Peter Flanagan received an ONZM for services to blood transfusion, having served over 20 years as National Director of the New Zealand Blood Service.
Squadron Leader George McInnes and Lieutenant Colonel Vanessa Ropitini were awarded the New Zealand Distinguished Service Decoration for their contributions to the New Zealand Defence Force.