Mr Mark Edmonds, of Rotorua, QSM for services to sport
Mr Edmonds has trained marathon and long-distance runners, triathletes, rowers, and rugby, hockey, and netball players. He has worked as a fitness trainer with national and representative athletes and teams. He has trained Olympians and players in the All Blacks, Black Ferns, Black Sticks, Touch Blacks, and Women’s 7’s and Rugby League teams. He continues to train local teams, club rugby, and school-level girls’ rugby and netball. Mr Edmonds runs open training sessions, on a voluntary basis, every Monday and Wednesday after school in the local park.