Mrs Elaine Le Sueur, of Pukekohe, MNZM for services to education
Mrs Le Sueur was the inaugural director of an Information Technology/Gifted Education programme at Lincoln Heights Primary School in West Auckland. She was the Associate Principal and Director of Gifted and Talented Education at Remuera Primary School and acted as the Advisor to Schools on Gifted and Talented Education. She has also mentored many individual teachers. She has presented and led numerous conferences and workshops, as well as publishing resources to help teachers working with gifted children. Mrs Le Sueur is a member of the Ministry of Education’s Review Panel on a comprehensive update of the Ministry’s website for the gifted and talented field.