Mrs Elizabeth (Charmaine) Donaldson, Matamata, QSM for services to health and seniors
Mrs Donaldson has applied her health and fitness training in a wide range of health groups and organisations. She was heavily involved in the Asthma Society, serving as President and running courses in local schools to raise awareness. She runs weekly exercise classes at the Matamata Heart Fit Group for senior citizens. She uses the funds raised by the Heart Fit programme to support The Heart Trust, which assists with access to heart diagnostic and treatment services. Mrs Donaldson is a voluntary educator for the CYPS Positive Parenting Programme and has taught piano for more than 30 years.