John Roy-Wojciechowski, of Auckland, MNZM, for services to the Polish community and philanthropy
Mr Roy-Wojciechowski has been a founding member of the Auckland, Wellington, and New Zealand Polish Associations. He was the Honorary Consul in Auckland for Poland. He helped provide equipment to the Howick Sailing Club, sailed one of the first Lasers in New Zealand with them, and was later made Club Patron. He worked with Howick Rotary Club’s Showcase Awards and funded the establishment of the Polish Heritage Trust Museum in Howick. He has served on the Committee of Our Lady, Star of the Sea Parish. He was Board Chairman for the northern region of the Life Education Trust and is a Life Member of the Otago Heritage Trust.