Julia Lowe, of Paeroa, QSM, for services to the community
Mrs Lowe has been a Justice of the Peace for 24 years. She is a Life Member of the Hauraki Justice of the Peace Association, having served it as Councillor, President, and training officer. As training officer, she trained 35 new Justices of the Peace and provided refresher training for the Hauraki JP community. As a Trustee of the Paeroa Community Support Trust, she was involved in children’s programmes, the community bus and volunteer driver programmes, and the Day Camp outdoor programme. She has been involved with Girl Guides at a regional level and as a National Event Committee member.