Mark von Dadelszen, Hastings, QSM, for services to the community
Mr Mark von Dadelszen has served a wide range of community organisations in governance and professional capacities. He was Chair of the board of the Pleroma (Charitable) Trust, the St Joseph’s School Hastings board of trustees, and the Havelock North Community Centre. He has been a trustee of Whakatu Afforestation Trust since 1994, and Chairman since 1996. Mr von Dadelszen has been a Havelock North Borough Councillor, Hawke’s Bay Regional Development Councillor, trustee of the Community Foundation Hawke’s Bay, and a volunteer with the Spirit of Adventure Trust. He was President of the National Association of Woodworkers and has been a board member and President of the Prostate Cancer Foundation of New Zealand. Mr von Dadelszen is honorary solicitor for a number of non-profit organisations, including the New Zealand Singing School Trust, Tauhara Centre Trust, National Association of Woodworkers, and the Napier Civic Choir.